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5 Signs You're Not In Love — You Just Love The Idea Of Someone

By Alyssa Lynn
As humans, we are attracted to certain people and we can grow feelings without even realizing it. You don't have to be in a relationship; you don't even have to have had sex with the person. But these feelings are not always reciprocated. According…

Looking At Your Own Instagram Profile Over & Over Goes Beyond The Likes

By Marisa Casciano
As I was aimlessly scrolling through Instagram one day, I realized I wasn't looking at anything new. I wasn't double-tapping posts from any of the 996 accounts I follow, or watching funny videos on my Explore page. Instead, I was just glaring at my…

Here’s Why Texting Your SO All Day, Every Day Might Be Doing More Harm Than Good

By Rachel Shatto
We all have that friend (or maybe you are that friend) who seems to spend any time they're away from their partner texting back and forth. Wherever they are, whatever they are doing, they're always in constant communication. On the one hand, being…

Experts Say Having Sex With An Ex Is Tricky If You Want Closure

By Tayi Sanusi
Deciding whether or not it's a good idea to hook up with an ex can be tricky at best and painful at worst. Even if you don't want to give the relationship another shot, the temptation to physically connect with someone you've already been intimate…

5 Reasons You're Bored Your In Relationship That Have Nothing To Do With Your SO

By Corinne Sullivan
It's not inevitable, but it does happen — your relationship can gradually start to feel boring. You can try to figure out what is different about your partner that has caused this change: Have they been less attentive than usual, or less receptive,…

Real Talk: Does Anyone Ever Actually End Up With Their Rebound?

By Griffin Wynne
What's that old saying? The only way to get over someone is to get under someone new? After a gnarly breakup, sometimes listening to Beyoncé, putting on your freakum' dress, and getting frisky with a new cutie can be exactly what you need. But if…

How To Save A One-Sided Relationship, According To Experts

By Rebecca Strong
Give and take: It’s basically the foundation of any healthy, happy relationship. It means that both partners are putting in equal effort to meet each other’s needs. Sometimes, that means compromising on where you’re spending your summer baecation,…

26 Tweets About Missing Your Partner That’ll Put You In Your Feels

By Korey Lane
Summer is here, and with it, a two-month long vacay between semesters. Spending the summer away from college is almost always fun, but if you have a partner who's from a different hometown than you, the break might come with distance from your SO…

This Is Why ‘Stranger Things 3’ Is The Scariest Season Yet

By Sarah Halle Corey
Stranger Things has always been a scary show. After all, it's a series that draws inspiration from nearly every major sci-fi, horror, and adventure movie from the 1980s, so it's bound to include a memorable fright or two. Season 1 was all about…

4 Texts To Send Friends When You're Going Through A Breakup & Need Support

By Tayi Sanusi
Most people who've had to cope with the end of a relationship know how hard it can be to get through it. When you're in the midst of healing the wounds left behind from a relationship that didn't work out, chances are you're definitely going to need…

The Meaning Behind BTS' "Lights" Lyrics Is Like A Love Letter To ARMYs

By Tara Martinez
BTS has been releasing new music nonstop lately, and now they’ve released their first Japanese single of 2019. The single entitled “Lights” is all about love. The BTS ARMY is already going wild over the song and they’re especially loving the lyrics.…

8 People Describe How Missing Their Partner Feels & It's Totally Mushy

By Caroline Colvin
Having been in a long-distance relationship for about two years, I can attest to the fact that missing your partner sucks. It doesn't matter if you're 1,000 miles apart or just live across town from each other. You can turn attention to other…

10 Songs To Listen To When You Miss Your Partner & Nothing Else Helps

By Rachel Shatto
If you've ever been in a long distance relationship, or had to be apart from your partner for an extended period of time, you know how hard it can be. The longing and the anticipation of when you will see each other again is intense. Reuniting is…

4 Important Questions To Ask Yourself Before Trying To Get An Ex Back

By Tayi Sanusi
After a breakup, it's normal to wonder if letting go of the relationship was a mistake. So, if you've started having doubts about ending a relationship, should you try to get your ex back? Unfortunately, it can be really tough to figure out whether…

5 Ways To Make Your Partner Feel Special, Based On Their Birth Order

By Ginny Hogan
Everyone loves to feel special. In fact, I might go so far as to say that the desire to feel special is the least unique thing about most people (except for me — I like feeling special in a very specific way). If you're in a relationship, and you're…

Your May 27 Weekly Horoscope Is Filled With Magic

By Roya Backlund
When it's Gemini season, there's no better time to get out and socialize. Since Gemini is represented by the twins in astrology, it's important to remember this is the only zodiac sign that is symbolized by actual human beings, so is it any wonder…

Here's What To Do If You Love Your Partner But Can't Imagine Marrying Them

By Rebecca Strong
Unless you straight up reject the idea of marriage, there often comes a time in any long-term relationship when you start to consider the possibility of putting a ring on it. You might try to picture what you’ll be wearing when you walk down the…

Here's The Most Soulful, Life-Changing Advice For Being Single In Your Mid-20s

By Sarah Ellis
Your mid-20s are a time of growth and self-discovery, but they can also be full of uncertainty and loneliness for a lot of people. Especially when you’re single in your mid-20s — a time when many of your friends might be coupling up and settling…

I Traveled To A New City Every Week & It Showed Me Who I Am

By Sarah Ellis
After a long day of flight delays and airport food, I buried my face in the hotel pillow. My two suitcases were still outside in the trunk of my tiny Ford Fiesta rental, but I didn’t have the energy to deal with them just yet. For now, free from the…

This Is How Much Time Should Pass Before You Consider Getting Back Together With An Ex

By Christy Piña
Getting back together with an ex can tempting. You already know each other, you loved each other, and you probably worked well together for a while. But you broke up for a reason, so knowing how much time should pass before considering getting back…

What Dating Again After My Sexual Assault Taught Me About Myself

By Barbara Simi Muhumuza
Everything had been going smoothly. Despite the breath I was holding in my chest, there was nothing uncomfortable about this date. He was nice and handsome and attentive. He looked me in the eyes and spoke with intent. Nothing gave me any indication…

Here's The Truth About Whether On-Again, Off-Again Relationships Are A Good Idea

By Caroline Colvin
When it comes to the question of whether on-again, off-again relationships a good idea, it can be easy to talk up all the pros: late-night food runs, lazy post-sex cuddles in bed, the comfort that comes with dating someone you have history with. All…

If You're Getting Back Together With Your Ex, Experts Say To Remember These 4 Things

By Tayi Sanusi
If you've recently decided to give a former flame another shot, you're probably going to want to start off on the right foot. And sometimes, analyzing your motivations for getting back together with an ex, and making sure that those motivations…

Here's How To Tell If You Love Your Partner Or Are Just Afraid To Be Single

By Griffin Wynne
Relationships can be super fun and fulfilling. From always having someone to talk to and adventure with, to celebrating anniversaries and birthdays together — there are tons of reasons to want to be boo'd up. Of course, if you're noticing some…

Experts Say Your On-Again, Off-Again Relationship Could Be Majorly Stressing You Out

By Korey Lane
If you've ever been in an on-again, off-again relationship, you know the all-too-familiar uneasiness that can sometimes come with constantly breaking up and reuniting. When you're in a relationship that feels like it could end at any moment, it's…

20 People Reveal Their Best Breakup Advice For Your Mid 20s & They're SO Right

By Hannah Schneider
There are few reassurances about breakups that can actually feel good to hear (and don't include the lovely phrase "give it time"), but one such saying is that you're truly not alone in this. To add some sense of proof to the fact that a lot of…

9 Signs You Care More About Locking Down A Relationship Than Finding Chemistry

By Caroline Colvin
If you're early in the relationship process — say, you moved things off Tinder fairly recently or have gone on a couple of pleasant dates — and you find yourself daydreaming about how to finesse the "girlfriend," "boyfriend," or "partner" label, ask…

If Your Ex Did One Of These 7 Things, You Should NEVER Get Back Together

By Griffin Wynne
Cue up some 2012 T-Swift, because you, my dear, are never, ever, ever getting back together with that bozo that broke your heart — like, ever. Talk to your friends, talk to my friends, talk to a slough of dating and relationships experts — love…

If Your Friends With Benefits Situation Isn’t Working, You’ll Notice These 5 Things

By Rachel Shatto
The appeal of having a regular friend with benefits on call is obvious. Namely, you know that you only have to send a quick text for an easy, uncomplicated hookup — one without any of the obligation and responsibility of a regular relationship. When…

I Used To Have Trust Issues In My Relationship & Here's How I Overcame Them

By Caroline Colvin
I, like many people, have had to confront trust issues in my relationship. Within the first six months of my relationship with my girlfriend Genna, trust issues stemming from jealousy and insecurity were the lemons life gave me. Being in a…