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13 Women Who Date Their "Total Opposites" Reveal How Their Relationships Work

ByCandice Jalili
The thing I've learned about love over the years is that there's no one right way to do it. I've seen people fall in love with their best friends who couldn't possibly be more similar to them. By the same token, I've seen people fall in love who…

There's A Heartbreaking Scientific Term For Dating Someone Who Won't Fully Commit

ByCandice Jalili
I would really love to live in a world in which the people we chose to like (and sometimes love!) always return the same level of affection. That being said, most of us have learned the hard way that, unfortunately, that's not always the case.…

Here's How To Know If You're Texting Too Much In A Relationship, According To An Expert

ByKorey Lane
Texting is as common as breathing in today's world, and that's great for a lot of reasons — especially when it comes to relationships. Sure, you might not want to be constantly attached to your phone, but if you're in a long-distance relationship…

10 Women Who Stayed With Their Cheating Partners Reveal What Happened Next

ByCandice Jalili
Being cheated on is not always as black and white as one might think. In other words, it doesn't necessarily signify the end of the relationship. Whether or not a couple splits up as a result of infidelity is up to... well, the couple. So, should…

Don’t Freak Out If You’re Going Through A Dry Spell In Your Relationship, Experts Say

ByKorey Lane
Contrary to popular opinion, being in a relationship doesn't always mean regular sex. Even if you live with your partner, there may be days (or even weeks!) where you go without having sex. It might not be ideal, but it's not out of the ordinary,…

An Epiphany About Your Relationships Could Be On The Way, Thanks To The New Moon In Libra

ByValerie Mesa
There's a powerful new moon headed our way, and it's up to us to make the best of it, stargazers. By the way, if you're craving a fresh start, there is no better time than this. Now, the real question, will the new moon in Libra 2018 affect your…

6 Stories Of Lasting College Romances That Will Make You Believe In Love Again

ByHannah Schneider
College relationships can honestly teach you so much about yourself and what you value in a partner. If you've ever found yourself asking if college relationships can last past graduation, you're definitely not alone. The truth is, according to…

'Riverdale' Season 3 Adds A Flirtatious New "Farm Girl" Character, So Watch Out B & V

ByDylan Kickham
We have already heard a lot about the mysterious new drama that will threaten the town of Riverdale when the CW's dark teen show returns for its third season, but there has not been that many updates on what will go on with the show's central…

7 People Reveal What Their Rebound Relationships Were Like, & You'll Want To Think Twice

ByKorey Lane
Breaking up is usually pretty hard to do no matter the situation, so jumping into a new relationship shortly post-breakup might not always be the best move. And if you're in a relationship where you think your parter is rebounding on you, it's…

3 Zodiac Signs That Prefer To Have Casual Hookups Over Serious Relationships

ByLaura Moses
Some people are really good at being in relationships. They are comfortable with consistency, commitment, and monogamy and might even feel lost being single. On the flip side, there are others who shudder at the idea of waking up to the same person…

20 Women Reveal The Exact Moment They Knew Their Relationship Wouldn't Work Out

ByCandice Jalili
In an ideal world, you'd meet the love of your life, immediately hit it off, and then live happily ever after together until the end of the time. But, alas, that's not the way the cookie always tends to crumble. But why? Why do relationships not…

4 Zodiac Signs That Struggle The Most With Committing To A Relationship

ByLaura Moses
If you're in a relationship or dating someone who just can't seem to fully commit to you, you might want to take a good hard look at their dating history, your reason for wanting to be with them, and their zodiac sign. Yes, it's true, some signs can…

This Week's Full Moon In Aries Will Challenge Your Love Life, So Be Prepared

ByRoya Backlund
It's that time of the month again. When a full moon arrives, it's bound to be a period of emotional mayhem and transformative experiences. At this climactic point in the lunar cycle, internal energy surges outward, bearing complicated truths and…

A Season Of Wild Relationships Is About To Find Balance With Libra Season On The Horizon

ByValerie Mesa
Libra is the seventh sign of the zodiac, so, come to think of it, we're already more than half way through the zodiac wheel, considering there are 12 astrological signs. Now, the questions is, how did we get here so quickly? That's right, you…

Meghan Markle's Relationships With Old Friends Are Reportedly Suffering For A Sad Reason

ByJamie Lose
It's not easy being a duchess. I mean, it doesn't look like it is, anyway. The new Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, is just four months into her role and with every passing day, it seems like a new level of drama finds her. Based on reports, Meghan…

Experts Reveal If Seeming Less Interested Really Gives You The Upper Hand In Relationships

ByChristy Piña
"You have to play hard to get." "You can't show them you're too interested." "You can't make it too easy." I've heard these statements over and over again as the key to winning someone over, and they've made me think, does seeming less interested…

9 Married Women Reveal The Doubts They Had Before Walking Down The Aisle

ByCandice Jalili
I've always been terrified of getting married, so I accepted a long time ago that I'm probably guaranteed to have doubts on my wedding day. And then I'lll probably have doubts about the fact that I'm having doubts and... well, come to think of it, I…

3 People Share The Most Valuable Lessons They Learned From Their Last Relationship

ByJamie Kravitz
If you've ever seen an episode of Sex and the City, you're probably aware of the fact that relationships that don't last are ultimately good for two things: diversifying your sex life and teaching you valuable lessons about love. Whether you're a…

A New Study Suggests Your On-Again, Off-Again Relationship Might Be Ruining Your Mental Health

ByCandice Jalili
Unfortunately for many of us, breaking up with our exes isn't always enough to cut them out of our lives forever. Many of us like to sign ourselves up for the never-ending rollercoaster ride that is the on-again, off-again relationship. But despite…

13 Women Reveal Their Favorite Part About Relationships & Holy Moly, I Am Melting

ByCandice Jalili
I'm currently in the thick of my first real long-term relationship and I must say... it rules. Don't get me wrong, being single is great too. In fact, it was so great that I used to be pretty adamant about not being in a relationship. But now that…

A New Study Revealed The Fascinating Role Mental Health Plays In Your Relationships

ByJulia Guerra
Despite the fact that conversations surrounding mental health are now taking place at the office, across school districts, and between loved ones, there’s still a bit of a lingering stigma surrounding the topic. So when a new study sheds light on…

How Your Relationships Will Change After The Full Moon In Pisces

ByRoya Backlund
We're cresting over the lunar wave, and once the full moon in Pisces rises on Aug. 26, 2018, our universe will dive into all of its cosmic electricity. Under the observant eye of a full moon, hidden truths and spiritual rewards are brought to light.…

Here's Why Healthy Communication Is Such A Big Deal In Relationships, According To Experts

ByRachel Shatto
To say that communication is the foundation of a healthy relationship is honestly a cliché at this point. You’ve no doubt heard it a hundred times, from everyone you know. But sometimes, when you hear something so many times, you forget to stop and…

Big Surprise, Men Are More Likely To Think They're Smarter Than Their Partner

ByCandice Jalili
While there are plenty of things out there that are up for debate, some things are just inarguably true. The sky is blue. Water is made of two parts hydrogen and one part oxygen. My name is spelled "Candice." And, of course, one gender is no better…

Younes Bendjima May Have Had A Negative Effect On Kourtney K's Family Relationships

ByTara Martinez
Now that Younes Bendjima is out of Kourtney Kardashian’s life for good, details about their two-year relationship are coming to the surface. Despite her reality star status, Kardashian has always been notoriously private about her relationships. Her…

Here's Why People Fall Out Of Love, According To An Expert, & It's Honestly So Sad

ByChristy Piña
It's the million-dollar question everyone seeks the answer to: Why do you fall out of love? I've been in several relationships, and almost every time, I've been the one to end things because I fell out of love with my partner. But each time I've…

11 People Reveal The Ultimatums That Ended Their Relationships, & They're Really Impactful

ByChristy Piña
"It's me or them. Take your pick." Ah, Meredith Blake, did you really think Nick Parker was going to pick you over Hallie and Annie, his beautiful twins? She gave him an ultimatum, and it didn't exactly pan out the way she wanted it to. But real…

The Partial Solar Eclipse Could Mean Drama For Your Relationship & Here's Why

ByRoya Backlund
In just one moment, the entire world can change. If you look back on your life, I'm sure you have memories that you'll never be able to forget. The memories that are irrevocably tied to moments where you knew nothing would ever be the same again.…

4 Signs Your On-Again, Off-Again Relationship Is Toxic — Even If You Think You’re In Love

ByRebecca Strong
When two people fall in love, there are seemingly only a couple clear-cut paths that their relationship could take — they could stay together forever, or at some point, break up. But what about those who break up, then make up, only to break up, and…

8 Most Infamous On-Again/Off-Again Celebrity Relationships That'll Give You Feels

ByElana Rubin
Just like your average, normal citizens, celebrity couples break up and get back together, too. I mean, it makes sense — they usually have plenty in common, including their outrageously good looks, loads of money, and experience facing intense…

13 People Reveal The Compromises They Didn't Expect To Make In Their Relationships

ByChristy Piña
A relationship without compromise is very rare. In a perfect world, two people who want to be together wouldn't have to give up anything they like or want in order for the relationship to work. But the world isn't perfect, and compromises in…

If You Prefer Long-Term Relationships, You're Probably One Of These 3 Zodiac Signs

ByRachel Shatto
Tired of dating? Ready to actually (gasp!) settle down? Well, then it's time to start focusing on folks who are on the same page as you when it comes to relationships. I know they can be hard to find, but that's where astrology can help. For…

3 People Reveal How Sexting Completely Changed Their Relationship & It's Juicy

ByJamie Kravitz
The topic of sexting can be a controversial one. There are privacy concerns, of course. Even if you completely trust the person you're sending dirty texts or photos to, you can never be too careful when it comes to your identity being associated…

If You're Always Optimistic About Relationships, You're Likely One Of These 3 Zodiac Signs

ByRachel Shatto
Do you have that friend who — no matter how many breakups they go through, bad dates they go on, or jerks who ghost them — never stops believing in true love? Well then, chances are they are one of the zodiac signs that are always optimistic about…

9 Women Who Prefer Hookups To Relationships Get Real About Why That's Right For Them

ByHannah Orenstein
One of the dumbest misconceptions that still lurks around the dating landscape is the idea that all women are desperately seeking serious relationships. But news flash — there are plenty of reasons we might not want to lock things down with the…

5 Reasons “Almost” Relationships Are The Actual Worst When You’re Looking For Commitment

ByChristy Piña
When you give someone a piece of your heart, and they throw it away, the pain lingers. When someone gives you a piece of their heart, and you don't want it anymore, the ache of doing to them what was done to you can really hurt. The agony that…

This Is How Relationships Change After Your First Fight, So Buckle Up Y’all

ByKorey Lane
Any time you're in a relationship, there are a few things that are bound to happen. Obviously, you're going to learn a lot about yourself and your partner, but you're also going to fight. A lot. Sure, when you first get into a relationship, you…

Emotional Labor Is Necessary & Here's How To Make It Work In Your Relationship

ByElana Rubin
Relationships can often involve a ton of work. Beyond just getting to the point of where you're committed and exclusive to someone, there's effort involved in seeing the person, coordinating schedules, comforting them, and showing that person you…

5 Annoying Double Standards That You Should Never Accept In Your Relationship

ByAnnie Foskett
Despite considering myself a pretty staunch feminist, I have so many preconceived notions about heterosexual relationships. From "the guy should text first," to "the guy should pay," even if I know these things aren't facts of life, it's hard for me…

13 Song Lyrics About Relationships That'll Get You Through Your First Heartbreak

ByChristy Piña
Music has a way of speaking to its listeners. Whether you jam out to rock, country, hip-hop, Latin, pop, or a little bit of everything, music makes its way into our hearts and gets us through anything, when it feels like nothing else can. The lyrics…

A Study Finds Open Relationships Are Just As Happy As Monogamous Ones & It's Legit

ByCandice Jalili
Most of us in Western society have been conditioned to visualize relationships the same way: Boy meets girl, boy chases girl, boy gets girl, boy and girl fall in love, get married and have a bunch of babies. As most of us have come to realize as…

13 Women Reveal The Relationships That Made Them Wonder WTF They Were Actually Thinking

ByCandice Jalili
It's funny how hindsight makes everything much clearer, especially when it comes to our romantic lives. You could be totally miserable with your partner and not even realize how awful it truly is until after it's over. In a recent Reddit AskWomen…

6 Things People In Relationships Are Tired Of Hearing, So Please Stop

ByChristy Piña
Cuffing season may be over, but contrary to popular belief, you and your boo are still thriving. You’re one of the lucky couples who made it out, and the two of you have never been happier. Your friends are happy for you, but sometimes they just…

I Asked My Tinder Matches What Their Worst Qualities Are In Relationships & Wow

ByElana Rubin
Whether we like it or not, none of us are perfect. In a relationship, we bring both our best and worst qualities to the partnership. With any good relationship, your faults are something you work on and try to improve. When I'm in a committed…

18 Movie Quotes About Relationships That Sum Up How You Feel About Love

ByRachel Shatto
I'm not exactly what you would call the biggest romantic. For the most part, I find movies about love to be cheesy. I'd take a horror film over a romantic comedy any day. But once in a while, there are films that have something to say about love…

Why Everyone Should Be More Honest About What They're Looking For In Relationships

ByJamie Kravitz
You only have to exchange a few messages on a dating app before the inevitable question is raised: "What are you looking for?" Maybe you're not sure, so you say something like, "I'm up for anything!" or "I want to meet people and see what happens."…

8 TV Show Quotes About Relationships That'll Make You Wish You Were In Love & BRB, Sobbing

ByVeronica Lopez
Most of my favorite couples are fake. There, I said it! Few IRL couples inspire me more than the ones I see on TV, which is why there are so many good TV quotes about relationships. I’ll be the first to admit that television is (obviously) fake.…

If You're Always Pessimistic About Relationships, You're Probably One Of These 4 Zodiac Signs

ByRachel Shatto
Is your nickname Debbie Downer? Are you never surprised when someone lets you down? Do you punctuate every sentence with a mental sigh? Is each and every glass you've ever encountered half empty? Well then, chances are your attitude isn't your…

A Body Language Expert Analyzed How 5 Celebrity Couples Hold Hands, & It's Fascinating

ByRachel Shatto
Did you know you can actually learn a lot about the dynamic of a relationship based on the way the couple holds hands? Me neither, but it turns out a couple's hand-holding style actually reveals a ton about their connection, like if there is a…

How This Week's New Moon In Gemini Will Affect Your Relationships

ByRoya Backlund
Even the strongest of relationships can go through stagnant periods. After being together for so long, you can get locked into a monotonous routine that turns the heat down to a simmer. There's nothing wrong with you for craving an injection of…