Anjali Sareen Nowakowski

Anjali is a Sex & Dating writer at Elite Daily. She's also a notoriously indecisive introvert that loves to write about love, marriage, travel, and making the world a better place.

5 Questions You Should Ask Yourself If You Feel Like You're In Love With Someone You Just Met

ByAnjali Sareen Nowakowski
Believe it or not (and some of you may not), love at first sight is a real thing. My husband and I were hanging out for about five weeks before we decided to get married. And three weeks later, we were married. And now, we've been happily married…

Here's The Super Important Difference Between Sacrifice And Compromise In A Relationship

ByAnjali Sareen Nowakowski
Relationships are wonderful... until they're not. While most relationships require work, the difference between sacrifice and compromise can sometimes be hard to tell. Are you actually making healthy compromises in your relationship or are you…

7 Qualities Of A Bad Partner That You Should Always Be Wary Of

ByAnjali Sareen Nowakowski
I have a confession to make: I used to be a really bad partner. I wasn't interested in relationships, I couldn't manage to make plans with people, and I was generally over the dating thing. Do I sound like a nightmare? I was. But it's because of…

This Is Exactly What You Should Do When The Person You Like Won't Text You Back

ByAnjali Sareen Nowakowski
When you're really into someone, and they're really into you (or so you think), it can be devastating to experience the relationship going south. One of the worst things that can happen in a situation like this is the sudden decline in texts. You…

6 Reasons You Should Reconsider Talking To Your Friends About Your Relationship Problems

ByAnjali Sareen Nowakowski
You're in an overall great relationship. You love your partner, and the two of you get along really well... until you hit a snag. Now, you've gotten into a huge fight, and you're not sure what to do. Here's the big question: Do you talk to your…

If Your Relationship Doesn’t Have These 10 Important Qualities, It’s Not A Strong Relationship

ByAnjali Sareen Nowakowski
When I was younger, I thought a strong relationship meant my partner and I had some fun together and didn't fight too often. (Insert eye roll here for what "too often" really meant.) Thankfully, I was wrong. After getting married, I realized that…

5 Ways To Deal With The Inevitable Stress That Comes Along With Your Relationship

ByAnjali Sareen Nowakowski
Stress is gross. In general, stress does a lot of terrible things, all of which just generally make us miserable. Stress in a relationship, though, is even worse. When you and the love of your life are having a difficult time and under a lot of…

This Is The Perfect Time To Say "I Love You" To Your Partner

ByAnjali Sareen Nowakowski
You're in a relationship. You're having an awesome time. But now, the feelings are starting to get intense, and you're wondering when to say I love you. Is there a right time to do it? Well, there is a right time, but not exactly like you might…

5 Questions To Ask The Person You're Dating If You Want To Build A Genuine Connection

ByAnjali Sareen Nowakowski
Having a crush is really exciting. (Although, it might not seem like it sometimes.) You're caught up in lots of pleasant feels, daydreams, and getting to know someone better. Did you know there are certain deep questions to ask your crush that will…

This Is The Difference Between Passion And Lust In A Relationship

ByAnjali Sareen Nowakowski
When most of us think of “passion,” the idea of a relationship immediately comes to mind. Two lovers, perfect for each other, having hot, passionate sex, and being happy forever. When most of us think of “lust,” though, that's also something…

10 Changes You'll Feel In Yourself When You're Ready To Spend Forever With Someone

ByAnjali Sareen Nowakowski
Before my husband, I was terrible at relationships. I also pretty much hated them, so that makes sense, but even if I had liked them, I probably wouldn't have been very good at them. I felt bound, suffocated, and generally awful. Connecting with…

5 Red Flags Your Relationship Is Making You Lose Sight Of Your Own Worth

ByAnjali Sareen Nowakowski
In a good relationship, you'll feel like you are filled with love, trust, openness, and acceptance for your partner, and you will feel like your partner showers those same things on you. In a bad one, though, you'll find yourself uncertain,…

12 Easy Ways To Show Your Partner You Appreciate Them Every Day Without Huge Gestures

ByAnjali Sareen Nowakowski
You're in a wonderful, loving relationship with a partner you never saw coming. You're happy and glowing all the time and you can't wait to see what the future holds. Naturally, you want to make sure your love stays strong. One of the best ways to…

You'll Never Have To Compromise On These 7 Things In A Healthy Relationship

ByAnjali Sareen Nowakowski
Relationships are not without work. Most of us who either are or have been in long-term relationships (any kind of long-term relationship) know this. That said, there is a limit to the compromises in a relationship that you should be making. Not…

8 Tips To Make Sure You And Your Partner's Attraction To Each Other Never Dwindles

ByAnjali Sareen Nowakowski
My husband is not only my best friend in the world, but he's also the sexiest man I've ever met and gotten to kiss, touch, hold, and do some other dirty things to up close. We have the best relationship ever, and we're constantly either in bed…

How To End Things With The Person You Promised Forever To

ByAnjali Sareen Nowakowski
The worst part of a relationship? When it ends. Breakups are universally terrible. Everyone knows this, and everyone knows the pain of being both the breaker and the breakee. They both suck in different ways. But what about when it's someone you…

8 Signs The Person You Like Doesn't Like You Back, No Matter How Much You Want Them To

ByAnjali Sareen Nowakowski
Having a crush on someone is exciting. It's fun to gush over someone new, wondering if you'll ever get the chance to date them. Well... it's fun until you realize you probably won't get the chance to date them. Then, it's just heartbreaking! Do you…

10 Subtle Signs Of A Healthy Relationship That You May Not Have Thought About

ByAnjali Sareen Nowakowski
My husband is my best friend in the entire world. Now, before you go puking on your device, know that I was one of those people who really didn't believe in statements like that before I met him. After getting married, though, I realized the our…

How To Ask For A Serious Relationship If You're Ready To Make It Official

ByAnjali Sareen Nowakowski
Dating someone new is exhilarating. You're learning everything about them, you're in a whirlwind of fun dates and romance, and you're generally having a great time. But what about when having a great time turns into something more? What happens when…

How To Tell Whether Your Relationship Is Boring You Or If You're Just Comfortable

ByAnjali Sareen Nowakowski
You and your partner are in love. You've been together for a while now, and everything is going great. But suddenly, things start to feel a little old. You wonder what the difference between being bored and comfortable in a relationship is. Am I…