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3 Signs Your Partner Likes You More For Your Appearance Than Your Personality

ByLaura Moses
I think the concept of "love at first sight" could more accurately be called "lust at first sight," because what you're likely drawn to about another person upon first meeting them is their physical appearance. The "love" part develops over time as…

7 People Whose Parents Don't Approve Of Their Relationships Reveal How They Cope

ByCandice Jalili
Let's say you meet the person of your dreams. The two of you hit it off, you start dating, and things go so incredibly well that eventually you decide to introduce them to the most important people in your life, your parents. Unfortunately, when…

9 Sweet & Sentimental Texts To Send Your Partner When You Really Miss Them

ByLaura Moses
If absence makes the heart grow fonder, then time away from your bae could make your text game stronger. Whether you're in a long-distance relationship, on vacation, or simply live across town from your partner, sometimes you just miss them to bits…

4 Signs Your Partner Didn’t Delete Their Dating Apps Like They Said They Would

ByElana Rubin
Most of us have our phones attached to us basically 24/7. It's likely you keep a lot of your life's details on the little device. You probably don't mind your partner returning your mom's text or checking movie times if you're otherwise occupied,…

10 Soothing Activities That You & Your Partner Can Enjoy Together In Silence

ByRachel Shatto
To me, one of the very best things about being in a relationship is the comfortable silence. I am not someone who is naturally comfortable with silence. With most people, I am terrified of awkward pauses and so I feel the compulsive need to fill…

10 Women Reveal The Moment They Knew They Could Never Change Their Partner

ByCandice Jalili
Time and time again, we've been told that people don't change. That being said, it's hard to give up on the fantasy of changing someone, especially a romantic partner who has habits that are less than lovable. But is it ever actually possible? Can…

I Flirted Like Morticia Addams For A Week & Here’s What My Boyfriend Had To Say

ByChristy Piña
Fall is here, my friends, and I'm ready. My religious intake of PSLs has begun, I'm searching high and low for those frozen, pumpkin-faced sugar cookies that seem to somehow disappear from every grocery store before the season even starts, and my…

Noah Centineo Has His Own Snapchat Lens Now, Because He's The Internet's Boyfriend

ByHollee Actman Becker
Thanks to the recent news that Noah Centineo has been cast in the reboot of Charlie's Angels, everybody's fave Netflix star is about to blow up big time. I mean, we've been obsessed with him since he won our hearts playing Peter Kavinsky in All The…

I Took A Meditation Class With My Boyfriend & Here's How It Changed Our Relationship

ByLauren Dana
People meditate for countless reasons; for example, some mediate to help them sleep better, while others do it as a way to feel more in-tuned with their body and their emotions. After reading up on all the benefits of meditating, I decided to…

An Infidelity Expert Reveals 3 Signs Your Long-Distance Partner May Be Cheating

ByJamie Kravitz
Long-distance relationships are tough. You place an enormous amount of trust in your partner to remain faithful to you, and they put their confidence in you as well. If you're worried that your long-distance boyfriend or girlfriend is cheating on…

4 Signs Your Friend Isn't Exactly Thrilled By Your Partner's Charming Personality

ByJamie Kravitz
If you suspect that your good friend doesn't like your boyfriend or girlfriend, group hangs can get pretty awkward. Even spending time with your friend one-on-one can be uncomfortable when you sense that they aren't the biggest fan of the person…

3 Signs Your Partner Might Be Cheating, According To The Way They Text You

ByLaura Moses
I can't count the times I've over-analyzed a text thread, attempted to decipher what a text "really means," or detected a problem in a relationship from a weird text. Since we all send a zillion texts a day, a lot of interaction with our nearest and…

Here's What To Say If You've Cheated On Your Partner, According To An Expert

ByJamie Kravitz
So, you cheated. Maybe it was a drunken make-out, or maybe you slept with someone else. Regardless of what specifically happened, should you tell your boyfriend or girlfriend about cheating on them? Surprisingly, the answer isn't as straightforward…

3 Subtle But Significant Signs The Person You're Dating Thinks You're "The One"

ByElana Rubin
When you're in a long-term relationship with your partner, you could be wondering if they think of you as "their person." As Grey's Anatomy puts it, your person is someone who completely gets you. It's the person you go to for support, love, and…

9 Adorably Thoughtful Ways To Surprise Your Partner So They'll Happy-Cry

ByJamie Kravitz
Whether you're in a newly budding romance or living with a long-term partner, when you're in a relationship, it's easy to assume your boyfriend or girlfriend knows exactly how you feel about them. Nine times out of 10, though, this isn't the case.…

Hold Up, Jonathan Van Ness Has A New Boyfriend & They're The Cutest Couple Alive

ByCandice Jalili
If you haven't already watched both seasons of Netflix's fantastic reboot of Queer Eye, I'd highly recommend you drop whatever you're doing and catch up right now. OK, now that we're all on the same page, how amazing is the Fab Five? In fact,…

9 Sweet Homecoming Game Instagram Captions For You & Bae’s Tailgate Pic

ByElana Rubin
Jumping back into fall means many things: pumpkin spice lattes, booties, and cozy sweaters. It also means it's back-to-school season, and homecoming is probably just around the corner for you. Whether you're super into football or not, homecoming is…

A Therapist Explains What To Do If Your Partner Doesn't Believe In Marriage & You Do

ByLaura Moses
There are a few things in life you can put off and deal with later, like the laundry or calling your mom back. But some things have to be handled sooner rather than later, like paying your rent on time or (just in case my mom is reading this)…

13 Scary Movie Boyfriends & Husbands, Ranked From Halloweak to Spooktacular

ByRachel Shatto
The reason fall is my favorite season isn't because of the pretty leaves, the cooling temps, or even all the fuzzy sweaters — though those all are awesome. No, it's because fall is horror movie season and I live for scary movies. I dig the visceral…

A Crucial Message For Men Who Refuse To Go On Cute Apple-Picking Dates

ByJamie Kravitz
As the saying goes, an apple a day keeps the doctor away. While this may not be the most sound medical advice, unless you have a severe allergy, apples are essentially harmless. So, why is it that as a woman, you have to actively convince your…

Ashlee Simpson Finally Revealed The Major Celebs That Inspired Her Song "Boyfriend"

ByJamie Lose
Well, well, well. Isn't this a special surprise. 13 years after the release of her hit song "Boyfriend," Ashlee Simpson is finally revealing who the classic 2005 pop-rock anthem is about. If you guys recall, Simpson was deep in her rebel phase…

If Your Partner's The Worst At Communicating, Here's How To Help Them Up Their Game

ByJamie Kravitz
You've found someone who you completely click with. Sparks are constantly flying between the two of you, and you feel like this person really gets who you are as a person. The only problem? Your otherwise wonderful boyfriend or girlfriend is bad at…

I Dug Deep To Get My Boyfriend The Perfect Birthday Gift & It Was Harder Than I Thought

ByBrittany Leitner
I don't know how men are supposed to look when they dress up. Is it a one-and-done type of deal? Or does a custom suit really make all the difference? Should the suit be black, or can they go a little funky with a houndstooth or plaid? These are all…

I Texted My Partner ~Flirty~ Messages For Five Days & Here's What Happened

ByLauren Dana
Summer is an exciting time — everyone's adrenaline is pumping, things are heating up (literally and figuratively), and there's just ~good vibes~ all around. But after July, the August blues set in, and the season of summer lovin' comes to a…

Here's What Happened After This Girl Learned Her BF Was Cheating In A Viral Tweet

ByCandice Jalili
I very firmly believe in the power of women. For instance, I never really worry about my boyfriend cheating on me. And, of course, part of that has to do with the fact that I implicitly trust him. But the other part of it has to do with the fact…

3 Signs Your Boyfriend Or Girlfriend Makes You Feel Bad About Yourself

ByElana Rubin
If you're new to dating or have repeatedly experienced disrespectful partners, you may be unsure of whether or not your boyfriend or girlfriend makes you feel bad about yourself. You could be unknowingly used to poor treatment, you may have seen…

9 Signs Your Boyfriend Is Basically Peter Kavinsky, You Lucky Minx

ByElana Rubin
If you've been anywhere on the internet in the last few days, you're probably already obsessed with To All The Boys I Loved Before's Peter Kavinsky (Noah Centineo). In the new Netflix movie, Lara Jean Covey (Lana Condor) enters into a fake…

Try This Strategy To Get To Know Your Friend's New Boyfriend Or Girlfriend Better

ByElana Rubin
If your friend is in a relationship, it makes sense that you want their partner to feel welcome around your squad. Especially if their partner is new to your group, you probably want to start getting to know them. If they make your friend happy,…

This Is What To Say When Your BFF Ditches You For Her New Relationship

ByElana Rubin
It's easy to feel left behind if you're used to being two single Pringles with your best friend... and then she gets into a new relationship. Your hang-outs may dwindle in numbers, your friend may no longer text you back right away, and your…

A Therapist Gets Honest About 5 Signs Your Partner Doesn't Fully Respect You

ByJamie Kravitz
Respect is the most important aspect of any healthy relationship, period. When you and your partner respect one another, you can communicate openly and honestly. With mutual respect comes compromise and productive problem solving. So, if you suspect…

6 Ways To Keep Your Friendships Strong When You're In A New Relationship

ByLaura Moses
"Hos before bros," "Venus before penis," and "besties before testes." These are all delightfully colorful ways to describe how very important friends are and how no man — not even Jason Momoa with The Rock as his wingman — could ever come between…

If Your Partner Says These 5 Things, They May Be Gaslighting You

ByRebecca Strong
Your partner is late for the zillionth time. You finally muster up the courage to call them out on it, but they dismiss you entirely. Maybe you're met with, "What are you talking about? I was barely five minutes late." Or, "You're too obsessed with…

Miley Cyrus' Little Sister Noah Is Dating A Controversial Rapper & Their Photos Are Steamy

ByKaren Ruffini
We're all well aware by now that Miley Cyrus is an actual queen, yes? Yes. But did you know that her sister Noah Cyrus is following down her sister Miley's path as an actress and singer? (Is there something in the water at the Cyrus household that I…

If You Feel Weird About Your Partner Still Talking To Their Ex, You Need To Read This

ByJamie Kravitz
Personally, when someone tells me they're still friendly with their ex, I can't help but be a little skeptical. I know not all breakups are dramatic, Bachelor-worthy blowups complete with screaming and crying, but they still signify the end of a…

5 Stages Every Girl Goes Through When Snooping On Her Boyfriend's Phone

ByBDG Video
We've all been there before, and we're all guilty of it: going through your boyfriend's phone. In this episode of "5TAGES," we see the agony (and the ecstasy) of peeping his cell. Just don't do it! (Though we've DEFINITELY all done it.)

5 Stages of Meeting Your Boyfriend's Parents for the First Time

ByBDG Video
Things are going swimmingly. Perfect, really. You’re a couple months in, and you’ve passed all the hurdles with ease: labeling the relationship, staying over his house for the first time, meeting and getting along with his friends, telling each…

5 Stages of Meeting Your Ex-Boyfriend's New Girlfriend

ByBDG Video
You don't miss your ex. In hindsight, he was an atrocious specimen of stunted growth. What even WAS his name? Exactly. That is until you spy his new girlfriend while getting lunch with your best bud, and, of course, you're intrigued. Even more so…

A Therapist Breaks Down What To Do If You Have Chemistry With Your Friend's Partner

ByJamie Kravitz
Your best friend has impeccable taste. You trust her choice in clothes, restaurants, and even potential partners. It's just one of the many reasons you enjoy having her in your life. Sometimes, though, your bestie uses her talents to find the…

Bekah M. Explained Why She Isn't Going On 'Bachelor In Paradise' & The Reason Is So Sweet

ByAlana Altmann
If you were expecting to see a certain charming fan-favorite from Arie's season of The Bachelor on this summer's Bachelor in Paradise, you're out of luck this time. Bekah Martinez has a very good reason for not looking for love under the Mexico sun…

5 Signs Your Partner’s Friends Think You’re Amazing & Completely #RelationshipGoals

ByElana Rubin
It's natural to want your partner's friends to be a fan of you. It'll just make life so much easier for the two of you if you all get along (which is honestly the bare minimum), and even better if they actually enjoy seeing you. There are a few…

If You See Your Friend's SO On A Dating App, They Might Not Necessarily Be Cheating

ByAnnie Foskett
Swiping on the apps is all fun and games until you see someone you happen to know. "Uh oh," you might think. "Do I swipe right? Is this awkward?" No, it's not, because what's truly awkward is when you see someone on the apps who you happen to know…

I Created The Perfect Fake Boyfriend, Then Met Him In Real Life

ByHannah Orenstein
When I started writing a novel the summer after I graduated college, I was in the midst of a dating spree that included an array of corporate suits, three playwrights, a bartender, a model, and a cowboy. The ones I liked didn’t like me back. The…

How To Ask Your Partner To Finally Post A Pic Of You On Instagram, Because Ugh

ByJamie Kravitz
When you first start dating someone, there is a list of topics you should discuss regarding relationship boundaries: how much PDA you're each comfortable with, how often you should sleep over if they have roommates, and so on. In this day and age,…

I'd Be Offended If My Fiancé Asked For My Dad's Permission To Marry Me & Here's Why

ByAlana Peden
I'm not ashamed to admit it: A few weeks ago, I played along as my friends (independent rockstars of women in their late 20s) imagined our hypothetical engagements out loud. Usually, when any marriage-related conversation commences, my eyes kind of…

Here's How To Convince Your Instagram-Hating Partner To Take Cute Pics With You

ByAnnie Foskett
You may have found yourself reading the title of this article, rolling your eyes, and thinking, "It's just Instagram, who cares?" First of all, are you my dad? (Hey, Dad!) Second of all, I get it. Instagram is social media and social media should be…

7 People Reveal The Funniest Place They've Ever Met Someone They've Dated & LOL

BySydnee Lyons
I love romantic comedies for one very specific reason: I can't resist a good meet-cute. You know, the ridiculous but adorable way two people bump into each other at the beginning of a movie? It's like when Matthew McConaughey's character saves…

7 Father's Day Gifts Under $25 That Your Partner's Dad Would Really Appreciate

ByAnnie Foskett
Oh, hello! My eyes have finally stopped itching and my nose has ceased running — it must be mid-June. That special week when summer morphs from fan-fiction to unscripted Netflix documentary. We've made it, babies! There is no holiday to mark this…

10 Reasons Your BFF Will Always Make You Happier Than Any Romantic Relationship

ByJamie Kravitz
Sure, romantic relationships are nice, but let's face it: you never have to ask yourself whether you know your best friend better than a boyfriend or girlfriend. Dating is messy and confusing, and there are always new surprises (both good and bad).…

5 Women Share The Sweetest Stories About How Their Moms & Partners Bonded

ByGenevieve Wheeler
I knew I really loved my last boyfriend the second I saw him wrap his (incredibly buff) arms around my mom at a time when she truly needed it. Without diving into all of the drama and hardships that had led up to that moment, my mom had had a really…

This 'Bachelorette' Contestant Dated A Famous Olympic Athlete, So Get Ready For Drama

ByKristen Perrone
Forget the software salesmen and personal trainers of past Bachelorette seasons. Season 14's popular career of choice appears to be NFL player, with both Colton Underwood and Clay Harbor representing the professional sport on the show. It ought to…