There's no doubt that we love our parents. But we can admit that they can sometimes be a bit insufferable, especially when it comes to our love lives. Even though it's incredibly sweet that our parents are so invested in making sure that we find love and settle down with the right person, the pressure can end up becoming super intense. To be honest, having them constantly cross the line is just plain frustrating. Just because we're single doesn't mean that we aren't actively looking (or that we need the help). Now, convincing our mothers that we're happy with our lives (not to mention saying that without it coming across in a really negative way) is the hard part.
There's no question that falling in love is one of the greatest feelings in the world. But that doesn't mean that it can't get complicated from time to time. What's really interesting is that there is actually science behind how we fall in love, as well as why some relationships are more successful (not to mention more fulfilling) than others.
There's no question that at the end of the day, we all want to feel loved. We want that person who won't hesitate to be there for us and just listen when we're going through rough times. But sometimes, we want this feeling so bad that we chase after it even when we know we shouldn't. It may seem sweet at first but that desperation to fall in love and pair off can end up hurting us in the end.
If you're considering jumping back into the dating scene, knowing exactly what you are looking for can have some major perks. However, being so deadset on checking things off of your dating checklist (that is way too specific) can actually end up working against you. There's a difference between having an idea of the type of guy or relationship you are looking for and closing yourself off from other opportunities.
If you're one of the lucky people who got to marry their soulmate, feeling like your heart is going to explode from happiness and love pretty much comes with the territory. But sometimes, life and work and everything that comes with having a family can get in the way and your partner might start pulling away a bit. In some cases, as times passes, you may find that he seems less interested in being intimate. Why the sudden change? What does this mean for your marriage?
There's definitely some truth to the saying that our relationships, romantic and otherwise, define us. But how do we make sure that all of our relationships are healthy and not poisonous to us? Is it possible that there's more to Gandhi's famous words "Be the change you want to see" than we may have originally thought?
What exactly are the real differences between men and women and just how critical is open and honest communication to bridging the gender gap?
Cynthia James and Carl Studna discuss the difference between men and women and how we can better our lives and relationships by better communication.
Being rejected is a bummer, right? No one likes being romantically interested and then jilted. But is it possible that being rejected actually makes you stronger and more ready for a relationship?
Now that you've finally brought your precious gift home and you're settling into a routine, you find yourself wanting to spend some time with friends... away from the house. How soon after having a baby can you go out with your friends and not feel guilty?
Do you know what a PUA is? PUA is the acronym for pickup artist. Pickup artists are men who know all the right moves and have the art of seduction up their sleeves. If you want to learn how to tell the difference between who's really interested or is simply running game, you may want to keep these tips in mind.
It's natural for you to feel angry and betrayed after finding out that your partner had an affair. Is it possible to get over that anger for a swift divorce? Can divorce mediation really work even if one party has been cheated on?
We all know the rules: NO SEX on the first date. But what if someone told you that rolling in the hay wouldn't make or break your relationship?
So you've decided to get a divorce. But what kind of divorce is right for you?