Figure out how to overcome one of the biggest challenges of them all! Parents.
by the Editors at JDate.com, for GalTime.com
You never get a second chance to make a first impression. That’s why making sure you come across as the likeable, charming and delightful person you are is so important during an initial meeting, especially when the face-to-face is with the parents of the guy or gal you’re dating!
Figure out if there may be something wrong in your relationship that you never knew.
by Marina Sbrochi, for GaItime.com
Verbal abuse sneaks into countless relationships. It is something that millions of women and men endure on a daily basis. One in four teenage girls in a relationship report that they've been repeatedly verbally abused. Another poll reveals that 33 million American adults are victims of domestic violence (repeated focus groups of women show that 3 out of 4 females count regular insults and name-calling as domestic violence).
Don't skimp on an anniversary, birthday or other special day just because you're on a budget.
Since we often think of celebration as synonymous with splurging, celebrating a special occasion without spending a ton of money can be a challenge. Here are nine ideas to help you plan a romantic date night that doesn't break the bank.
Our favorite couples recipes, like "Good Morning, I Love You" Chocolate Chip Pancakes.
Finally, the best recipes to cook as a couple are all under one roof. We've collected recipes from our staff, bloggers and website partners to compile a comprehensive list of recipes that lend themselves particularly well to a couple in the kitchen. From sweet to savory, these recipes are best enjoyed as a pair.
You'll be surprised by how much a vacation can recharge your relationship!
If your relationship is in a rut and you need to reignite the spark of romance, then a romantic getaway is just what the doctor ordered — the love doctor, that is. Few things can give your marriage a shot of adrenaline better than a romantic vacation. Here are five reasons why a romantic getaway would be beneficial to your relationship.
After her husband's cancer diagnosis, one writer reflects on the importance of her longtime friends.
If I could offer any advice to young couples today it would be to find friends like we are blessed to have. Find friends who share or honor your faith. Find friends who are committed to their marriages and families. Find friends who are brave enough to keep you accountable. Find friends who accept you, believe in you, and build you up. Find friends who want to have fun.
Feeling a little insecure? Learn how to strengthen your union.
Even the most rock-solid couples feel insecure about their relationships sometimes. So, how do you build confidence in your relationship? We asked our experts to weigh in with their best suggestions, and here's what they had to say.
Couplehood a little stale? Shake it up with our experts' advice!
Is your long-term relationship feeling a little too ... long-term? Over time, it's only natural for couples to become quite comfortable with one another, but when things become too routine, too monotonous or too mundane, it's time to shake things up. According to our Irresistible You survey, 37% of YourTango readers polled agree that trying new things together is the best way to for couples to avoid becoming lazy or complacent in their relationships. Wanna know what our experts think you should do to beat complacency? Check out their suggestions below.