There's no better feeling than loving and being loved unconditionally. From romantic partnerships to parent-child relationships, this kind of love gives you strength, teaches you patience and fills you with warm fuzzies. We're celebrating all things unconditional love: come join us!
When relationships end, do you accept it with grace and strength, or do you worry about what you did wrong? Our expert explains that our past baggage may be hindering us on our search for longterm commitment. What harmful relationship behaviors can you change?
How well do you argue? I spent most of my life in the dark about how to stand up for my rights without alienating my partner. As a people pleaser, I’d let things slide for a while before addressing them – and then I’d be so upset, I’d implode. Or, I’d stand up for myself in a way that made my partner run for the hills. Sound familiar?
A therapist and life coach writes a letter to her daughter about the men she should avoid — and offers examples of the good guys who'd make great life partners. A man who cares only about how you look? Pass. Read on to learn the types of guys all women should avoid and look for.
Whether you're cracking jokes, watching your favorite laugh-out-loud show together or pulling playful pranks on one another, comedy is crucial in relationships. That's why we can't get enough of this cute video where a husband pulls a April Fools' Day joke on his wife who hates mayo.
Relationships require both partners striving to be their best selves in and out of the relationship. Feeling lost and unsatisfied? This personal development coach will show you how to reach inner peace.
I. Although it was a special Valentine’s Day dinner, in a very pricey restaurant, we could hear the conversation of the couple next to us all too well. They weren’t loud. We were quiet. Silent. You know how that sometimes is. You just can’t get it up to play the “romantic dinner” scene. There’s too much pressure to feel connected, for the food to be amazing, for it to be perfect.
Hearing "I love you" can be one of, if not the greatest, joy that we can receive in relationships. However, what if your partner's actions don't express that declaration of love? This relationship coach provides relatable examples — do you recognize this happening in your life?
Have you ever met someone, immediately clicked and then felt like a force was taking you over? After this initial encounter, it doesn’t matter what you do but you just can’t get that guy out of your head. You make a conscious effort to think about something else but seem to fail each time. You keep thinking about your interactions with him, what each of you said, how he moved, how he reacted. You constantly think about the things you could have said but didn’t actually have the chance to.
As I rule, I try to resist the pressure to write articles with holiday themes. It just feels a bit cliché and there are so many of them running rampant out there in cyberspace. Sometimes I feel the spirit that lies within our holidays gets lost within the onslaught of messages.
Senior VP of Experts Melanie Gorman is here to open your eyes with the help of YourTango Experts Richard Drobnick, Lesli Doares, Paula Bisacre and Carolyn Meyer-Wartels, so you can know the health of your relationship.
Do you feel like you’re constantly on the go taking care of everyone? Does this seem to also apply to your love relationship or marriage? When there is tension or distance between you and your partner, are you the one who starts a conversation to get the two of you back to connecting? Are you the one reading and researching new strategies to make your relationship closer? If so, you might be feeling a little tired and maybe even resentful too!