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

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. It’s…
By Veronica Lopez

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

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 fault,…
By Rachel Shatto

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

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 domina…
By Rachel Shatto

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

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 excit…
By Roya Backlund

4 Celebrity Couples Who Gave Their Relationships Another Chance & Made It Work

Making a relationship work long term often takes sacrifice, compromise, and at times, a ton of effort. And the same applies to famous couples who seemingly have it all. Sometimes, even our favorite couples go through tough periods that result in the …
By Tayi Sanusi

If You're Single, Here's How To Tell Your Coupled-Up Friends You Feel Left Out

Since graduation, one of the most startling realizations I've faced is how difficult it is to maintain adult friendships. Even as a student, I got a taste of this when everyone in my friend group was off doing their own thing — serial-dating every gi…
By Sydnee Lyons

11 Newlyweds Reveal How Their Relationship Has Changed Since Getting Married & OMG

I'm not going to lie here, marriage terrifies me. Like, truly shakes-me-to-my-core-level terrifies me. Maybe it's because my parents are divorced. Maybe it's because every celebrity relationship I've ever looked up to has eventually crumbled. But, fo…
By Candice Jalili

7 Books With Beautiful Queer Love Stories You Need To Read During Pride Month

June is Pride Month, and if you're looking for LGBTQ+ books to read in celebration, you've got options. Fortunately, queer representation in literature has slowly but surely been improving over the past few years. While there are novels that still us…
By Jamie Kravitz

7 Brutally Honest Phases Of Casual Relationships, Because It’s 2018 & This Is Life Now

It seems like everyone these days is looking for a casual relationship, and maybe you are, too. But if you've never been in a casual dating situation before, and you've never been through all the phases of casual relationships, you might be worried a…
By Brittney Morgan

If You Show The Most PDA In Relationships, You're Probably One Of These 4 Zodiac Signs

How comfortable are you with PDA? Do you feel comfortable with a full-on makeout sesh on the street, or does even holding hands make you a little squeamish? If the former sounds like you, then chances you are one of the zodiac signs that show the mos…
By Rachel Shatto

I Go To Therapy & It's Changed My Entire Approach To Dating & Relationships

When I throw a casual "my therapist said" into conversation, I usually get one of three reactions: a quiet "did she really just say that?" look of discomfort, an enthusiastic "SAME!" assertion of solidarity, or a tired "can you stop talking about you…
By Kimmy Foskett

7 People In Open Relationships Explain The Rules They Have With Their Partner

If you're into monogamy, the boundaries for your relationships are pretty clear. Don't kiss, sleep with, or get emotionally involved with anyone who's not your partner. But if you're in an open relationship or you're polyamorous (more on the differen…
By Sydnee Lyons

This Is The One Major Factor To Consider Before Deciding To Try Long-Distance

When I decided to try a long-distance relationship with my now ex-boyfriend, we were both nervous about how often we would be able to see each other. This was a big reason why we chose not to officially define the relationship at first, but we ultima…
By Jamie Kravitz

Lea Michele Says The Wisest Things That Will Make You Believe In Love Again

I don't know about you, but I've always been a sucker for a great happily ever after. Especially when the person getting the happily ever after really deserves it. For example, actress Lea Michele may have had plenty of romances on screen, but she's …
By Candice Jalili

If You Trust Easily In Relationships, You’re Probably One Of These 4 Zodiac Signs

When it comes to friendship, I am trusting to a fault. When I'm friends with someone, I go all the way in, open hearted. I have been burned time and time again by friends who didn't deserve my heart, and yet I never seem to fully learn that lesson. …
By Rachel Shatto

3 Healthy Boundaries To Set With Your Parents When It Comes To Your Love Life

Having parents who love you and want the best for you is a gift that not everyone gets, which is why standing up to them during conflicts (even when they're coming from a place of genuine concern) can be pretty difficult. Your parents stepping out of…
By Tayi Sanusi

14 People Reveal How Their Relationship Standards Have Changed Since Graduation

I am literally nothing like the person I was when I graduated college and I'm pretty sure that's a good thing. I mean, that's part of the human experience, right? We are all supposed to be constantly evolving into new and improved versions of ourselv…
By Candice Jalili

These 5 Zodiac Signs Are Most Likely To Say "I Love You" To Their Partner First

Those three little words can be so tiresome and so tricky, but also so rewarding can't they? I've broken up with people when they've told me they love me. I've also had people break up with me when I confess my feelings to them. All of that weight we…
By Cosmo Luce

Facebook Just Launched A Dating Service & It’s So Different From Your Usual Apps

Maybe it's because I literally work in the field of sex and dating, but I really feel like we live in a day and age in which I hear about new dating apps on a daily basis. From ultra-popular Tinder to all of the many niche dating apps that cater to m…
By Candice Jalili

14 People Reveal How Many Relationships They've Had & Trust Them, You're Normal

Whether you've never dated anyone seriously or you've been in a dozen relationships, you might be wondering what's normal in the dating world. The truth is, how many relationships people have had really doesn't matter — and whether you started dating…
By Brittney Morgan

9 Women Share The Moments That Ended Their Relationships & Their Stories Will Make You Sob

It's no secret that breakups are hard. But it's not just the part of moving on with your life after the breakup that's difficult. The time leading up to it when you're trying to figure out whether or not you should pull the trigger can also be trying…
By Candice Jalili

Take Inspiration From These 15 Super Healthy Boundaries To Set In Relationships

There are many keys to a healthy, happy relationship but the most important one of them all is setting boundaries. For example, in my relationship, it's important that the two of us respect each other's privacy. But figuring out what's right for you …
By Candice Jalili

8 People Reveal How Much Their Partner Knows About Their Past Relationships

I'm a very open person. Some would even argue that I may be a little too honest, especially within my relationship. I mean, the way I see it, my boyfriend is one of my best friends and I tell my best friends everything... so he should know everything…
By Candice Jalili

7 Single Women Reveal Why They Prefer To Stay Celibate Between Relationships

Choosing to have casual sex is just as empowering as choosing not to because, in both situations, you are completely in control of your sex life. Too often, the narrative of the sexually liberated woman is one where she's just as eager to have one-ni…
By Sydnee Lyons

This Is Exactly What People Mean When They Say Relationships Are Hard Work, & Wow

If there is one thing we've all heard about being committed to someone, it’s that relationships are "hard work." It’s a phrase you will inevitably hear any time the topic of relationships comes up, but honestly, every relationship is so different, t…
By Rachel Shatto

6 Women In Long-Term Relationships Reveal Their Regrets About Their Single Days

When my last relationship was coming to an end, I remember wishing I had spent more time being single before getting into something serious. I had been single for about a year when my partner and I got together and, looking back, that was one of the …
By Sydnee Lyons

4 Money Fights That Are Super Common In Relationships & How To Fix Them

While money definitely isn't the most important thing when it comes to deciding whether or not you want a relationship with someone, it can definitely cause a ton of problems once you're together. Money fights in a relationship are pretty common, bec…
By Tayi Sanusi

5 Surprising Things I Learned About Relationships After Living With My Boyfriend

After moving in with my boyfriend, I have to say I was pretty surprised by how well our habits seemed to mesh. I had heard so many horror stories about how moving in together was "the kiss of death," so needless to say I was a bit on edge. Living wit…
By Tayi Sanusi

Twitter Thinks Dogs Are The Secret To A Perfect Relationship & Twitter Is Def Right

There are plenty of keys to a good relationship. The two of you have to be able to be open and honest about how you're feeling. And then, when your partner is open and honest, you have to be understanding and sympathetic. You have to be able to keep …
By Candice Jalili

Here’s How Mercury Retrograde Will Affect Your Relationship & What You Can Do About It

Personally, I hate fighting with my loved ones. Maybe this is because I’m a nervous Gemini who can’t stand it when someone’s mad at me. Maybe it's because I'm human. Whatever the reason, I’m far from great at taking my mind off an issue and letting i…
By Roya Backlund

6 Women Reveal Exactly How Often They Pay For Dates In Their Relationships

It's not easy dealing with money in a relationship. Figuring out who pays for what can be even trickier when one person makes a lot more than the other. Some couples re-evaluate dating and money as various life factors pop up, like when rent goes up …
By Elana Rubin

Before Dating Someone In Your Friend Group, Consider These 4 Things

Coming to the realization that one of your friends is a total babe is actually a pretty common occurrence. Sometimes it happens after three months of friendship, and other times it happens three years! It’s like all of a sudden you realize that they …
By Tayi Sanusi

These 3 Signs Are The Most Skeptical About Relationships, But Don't Write Them Off

Every sign can have trust issues that influence the way in which they form attachments and prevent them from experiencing happy, fulfilling relationships. But there are some zodiac signs that are skeptical about relationships, at least more so than o…
By Cosmo Luce

These 3 Zodiac Signs Burn Through Relationships The Fastest

It's hard enough to find love in this dog-eat-dog world. You write the perfect bio for your Tinder profile, dress to impress, go on dates with strangers that your friends set you up with, even fork over thousands of dollars to a professional matchmak…
By Roya Backlund

The Royal Couples' Body Language On Commonwealth Day Reveals Big Clues About Their Bond

Anyone who's ever been in a relationship knows that, much like an onion or an ogre, relationships have layers. Your relationship is one way when it's just you and your partner hanging behind closed doors. Then, you go to dinner with your partner's fa…
By Candice Jalili

Women In Interracial Relationships Reveal What They Experience That Other Couples Don't

By the year 2018, most of us would hope that a difference in race wouldn't be a point of contention anymore. I'm Iranian-American, and my boyfriend is pretty much as white as they come. To me, that difference has never been worth noting, but it does …
By Candice Jalili

Spring-Clean Your Love Life By Getting Rid Of These 5 Terrible Dating Habits

As of noon today, I am no longer a curmudgeonly cauldron of a person bubbling over with existential dread and anxiety about my tax appointment. What changed, you ask? Did I eliminate coffee from my diet? Nope, I live in New York. Did I meditate for 1…
By Kimmy Foskett

5 Women In Relationships Reveal If They Regret Not Being Single Over Spring Break

Moving to the U.S. for college taught me one very crucial lesson: spring break is where it's at. Before this, I'd only ever known what I saw on TV. Gilmore Girls taught me that spring break was the perfect time to make out with your best friend to ge…
By Sydnee Lyons

4 Red Flags In Your Partner's Past Relationships That Could Spell Trouble For You

Is it just me, or are we all all great at picking up red flags in our friends' relationships and terrible at spotting them in our own love interests? Especially when it comes to finding red flags in your partner's past relationships — sure, they migh…
By Genevieve Wheeler

3 Relationship Fears Literally Every Person Has, Because You're Not Alone

This morning, I woke up at 7:02 a.m., terrified I had overslept. It turns out I had not — I had actually beat my alarm by a solid hour. I would bet that I am not the only human on the planet who has a fear of sleeping through their alarm (it's totes …
By Kimmy Foskett

How You Express Your Feelings In Relationships, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

Have you ever had someone ask you, "How are you?" only to find yourself unable to answer the question. I don't just mean unable to answer it thoughtfully or without hesitation, but unable to answer at all? My default is "I'm tired." Some days, I'm tr…
By Kimmy Foskett

How Jealous You Are In Relationships, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

Jealousy is a very human, and often ugly, trait. In Christianity, envy is one of the Seven Deadly Sins, alongside other characteristics like wrath and lust. Even the brightest and most attractive people among us experience jealousy or envy, usually s…
By Emily Anne

The One Thing To Keep In Mind If Another Casual Fling Just Fizzled Out AGAIN

After spending about six years in two consecutive, serious relationships, one of the first things I noticed when I got back into the dating game was how quickly and frequently my casual relationships kept fizzling out. I like to think of this phenome…
By Sydnee Lyons

Millennials Have Happier Relationships Than People From Any Other Generation

In general, Millennials get a lot of flak from other generations. They say don't know how to take time to enjoy what's going on around us; that we get our news solely from Facebook; that our phones have gotten in the way of us developing the social s…
By Candice Jalili

Women Reveal Their Partner's Biggest Flaw They've Learned To Accept

No matter how wonderful your partner is or how much you really, truly love them, everybody has their flaws. Unfortunately, when people talk about their partners, they usually do it in a bragging way, where they leave out their partner's shortcomings.…
By Candice Jalili

Here's How Your Health Can Change In A Toxic Relationship, According To Experts

We often talk about how it feels to be in an unhealthy relationship, but we give less thought to how toxic relationships affect your health. Like any prolonged stressful experience, it's bound to have some physical and mental effects, right? After al…
By Rachel Shatto

Kendrick Lamar's Song "Humble" Is Actually Way Deeper Than You'd Think

The Grammys are approaching which means it's time to look back and appreciate all the great music from the past year. One artist that no one could stop talking about was Kendrick Lamar. With the release of his album, Damn, in April — it seemed like L…
By Laura Rizzo

These 4 Zodiac Signs Are The Most Loyal In Relationships, So Find One ASAP

The people who move slowly in relationships early on are who will become the most loyal down the line. The most loyal zodiac signs can be identified by how they behave at the beginning of a relationship, when you are both forming bonds. Some signs, l…
By Cosmo Luce

People Are Tweeting In Celebration Of Their Interracial Relationships & It's So Pure

I really wish we lived in a time where you really could love whomever you wanted to love, without any sort of judgment — especially when it comes to someone's race. But unfortunately, that's not the case in the world we live in today. Yes, we've come…
By Candice Jalili

Here's What To Know About How The December New Moon Will Affect Your Relationships

On Dec. 18, 2017, the new moon plays with Venus, the planet of love and relationships, but all is not a bed of roses. Heavy-handed Saturn and unruly Uranus will disrupt the love plant during December's new moon. But that's not necessarily a bad thing…
By Cosmo Luce