A breakup is always a painful thing, but if you find yourself in these situations, it's time to accept the inevitable. You two just aren't a good fit anymore.
When problems arise in partnerships, sometimes it seems easier to keep them to yourself, but all that pent up resentment is poison for your relationship. Use these 5 effective communication tips to help you and your partner get things back on track in a healthy, happy way.
Monogamy has been a controversial topic for quite some time. While some insist that monogamy is unnatural and outdated, other skeptics reject the overall notion of falling in love with and committing to just one person, going as far as to say that the state of monogamy is entirely impossible. Is being in a monogamous relationship really that difficult?
I live in Orlando. He lives in Australia. At any given moment, there are 9,349 miles (plus, one hell of an expensive airplane ticket) separating me from my boyfriend. Let me be clear, this man is the greatest love of my life. He's on my mind and in my heart constantly, but I only see him four times a year for 2-week visits, and you know what? I wouldn't have it any other way.
What does it take to be a stellar boyfriend? Every relationship is different, but there are a few staple traits that will make you stand out as a great partner.
There's no question that the older you get, the pressure to be in a committed relationship or get married by a certain age will pretty much have a constant presence in your life. But do you really have to have a boyfriend on your birthday just because the big 4-0 [insert fabulous age] has rolled around? Contrary to popular belief, your shelf life has not expired.
In a relationship, both partners have a role in destructive patterns of arguments. Marriage Therapist Christine Wilke tells a personal story of forgetting to follow her own marriage advice. She figured out how to get back on track and so can you!
If you've ever worried about where you and your partner are heading or whether the love you share will survive the many hurtles thrown your way, you're not alone. No matter how sturdy your physical or emotional connection is, there's no question that great relationships take a lot of work. That doesn't mean that the key to staying in love is a mystery; in fact, according to science, it actually makes perfect sense.
Although a lot of progress has been made in the fight for equality, coming out of the closet is still a hard experience to go through. Telling friends and family members that you're gay is tough under the best of circumstances — Can you imagine doing so when you're an older adult?
Celebrate love this Independence Day! Expert Karen Sherman explains how July 4th can teach us important lessons about our relationships.
Are you settling in your relationship? It's important to remember that you deserve to be swept off your feet, twirled around under the moonlight and kissed like you're the lead in a cheesy (but oh-so-good) rom-com.
Expert power couple Carl Studna and Cynthia James join forces to discuss what factors determine a successful and long lasting relationship. Along their 15 year marriage they've gained some essential knowledge on how to establish and maintain a successful relationship.