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Long-Term Couples Are Embracing This Unusual Trend — And It Might Just Be Worth A Try

It's 2018, and when it comes to relationships, many people are coming around to the "whatever floats your boat" mindset. But an increasingly popular …

Relationships

15 Divorced People Reveal The Subtle Red Flags They Ignored When They Got Married

Getting married is pretty much the biggest commitment you can make to anyone throughout your entire life. Needless to say, a decision to do something …

Relationships

How to know the person you're dating is "a keeper"

8 women share the signs they look out for.<p>Healthy relationships can be incredibly hard to find, form, navigate and maintain. But there are a few ways to know if the new person you're dating is legit, or not so much. AskWomen Reddit users were asked what the early signs are that someone's "a …

Relationships

Want to Know If Someone Is Trustworthy? Look for These 15 Signs

If a person demonstrates these cues and traits, they're keepers.<p>Great relationships give live significantly more purpose, and in business, they translate to resources, advice and stability. Trust is at the heart of these connections. These 15 signs are dead giveaways that you're dealing with a …

Self-help

Do These 3 Things and You'll Have a Happy Marriage, According to Neuroscience

Brain scans of happily married couples provide clues about making long-term relationships work.<p>What's the secret to a happy marriage or long-term relationship? Many married people believe they know. Psychologists and marriage counselors are trained to dispense expert advice. But then there's brain …

Love

99 Questions That Will Really Help You Get To Know Someone

Getting to know someone is all about asking the right questions. Armed with the right conversation starters you'll cut through the nonsense & get …

Relationships

7 Things To Do With Your Partner To Keep Your Relationship Strong

There's nothing better than the feeling of being totally head-over-heels in love with someone — except during those fleeting moments when you imagine …

Use positive psychology to transform your relationship in four steps, authors suggest

Everlasting love can be more than just something you see in Disney movies - if you master four habits from the field of positive psychology.<p>That’s …

Don’t Get Married Yet If Your Partner Does These 9 Things

Experts say it's worth pumping the brakes if one of these things occurs before the wedding.<p>For engaged couples with a wedding on the horizon, it’s important to take stock of your relationship before, not after, you walk down the aisle.<p>Instead of spending all of your time and energy planning the …

Mental Health

9 Differences Between Loving Your Partner And Being In Love With Them, According To Experts

We've all heard the classic line — either in real life or in movies — that goes a little something like "I love you, but I'm not <i>in love</i> with you." It …

33 Questions to Help You Overcome Shyness--So You Can Be Awesome at Networking, Speed-Dating, Mingling or Schmoozing

All it takes is a little courage and a couple of really good questions<p>I've got a confession to make: Inside this seemingly confident, frequent-public-speaking, supposedly outgoing CEO exterior is a very shy introvert.<p>As long as I've got a job to do (facilitate a planning session, advise a client), …

6 Ways To Improve Your Relationship Using Positive Psychology

If you’re looking for concrete tips on improving your relationship, James Pawelski, PhD and Suzann Pileggi, MAPP's <i>Happy Together: Using the Science</i> …

Never Settle For Someone Who Wants You Over Someone Who Would Do Anything To Keep You

Human beings are almost entirely governed by two instincts: desire and the need to avoid loss. We are loss-adverse animals who constantly want …

7 Women Ages 28 To 65 Get Honest About Being Single

About half of Americans are single, and half of those who marry end up getting divorced. Yet single women nearing age 30 are constantly dodging questions about their mates (or lack thereof) from peers, parents and the grandmothers whose one goal in life is to see their grandchildren marry off and …

15 Ways to Get Someone Out of Your Head

7. Don't waste all of your time trying to figure someone else out.<p>Have you ever found that you just can’t stop thinking about someone—what they did …

10 Ways To Attract The Right Partner If You Haven’t Found Them Already

Sad Woman (Image Courtesy: Shutterstock)<p>Everyone wants to have a stable partner. Someone they can rely on. Someone who understands them, and someone …

15 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me Before I Moved In With My Boyfriend

Welcome to Cohabitation 101, class.

Relationships

There's one big reason to break up with someone, even if you love them

There's an anecdote in Jenna Birch's "The Love Gap" that I kept coming back to, probably because I hoped it would end more happily the next time I checked.<p>As Birch tells it, James and Lindsay met when they were 25-year-old med students. Pretty much right off the bat, they fell in love.<p>But when they …

Relationships

This inexpensive cross-country train route is *begging* to be your summer road trip

Sure, summer still feels about as far away as the next total solar eclipse, but it’s definitely not too soon to start planning a dreamy road trip. …

10 super common reasons couples in long-term relationships break up

Number 8 happens more often than you think.<p>We've all been in relationships that we were positive would stand the test of time and then crumbled beneath us. Sometimes we know the exact reason why — I'm looking at you, Mrs. Name Redacted! You should've kept your nose out of my relationship with your …

17 sex things you should never feel bad about

Go forth and bone with confidence.<p><b>1. Not wanting to perform a sex act that “every other woman does!”</b> You do not have to spit, swallow, deep throat, do a goddamn standing 69, or <i>whatever</i> just because they've seen it in porn or done it with an ex. If "every other woman does it" and you don't want to, …

Sexuality

9 Mindful Ways to Remain Calm When Others Are Angry

<i>When someone upsets us, this is often because they aren’t behaving according to our fantasy of how they “should” behave. The frustration, then, stems</i> …

Anger Management

How To Tell When Someone Is Lying To You Because It's Harder Than You Think

I consider myself a pretty intuitive person, and I'd like to think that I can tell when someone isn't being truthful. However, research indicates …

9 Questions To Ask On A First Date, According To Divorce Lawyers

Avoid a bad end by asking the right questions at the start.<p>Few people have a keener eye for relationship red flags than divorce attorneys. They’ve seen firsthand how quickly personality quirks can turn into major annoyances and the problems that can lead to calling it quits.<p>That also makes them …

Divorce

If You Can’t Do These 9 Things Together With Your Partner, Then They’re Not "The One"

Is there reallyone person out there who's perfect for you? Tons of people really think so. According to a poll conducted by Monmouth University in …

Relationships

What It's Like To Break Up With A Live-In Partner​ | Women's Health

When Kaitlin and her boyfriend moved to Nashville in the fall of 2012, they'd been dating for over a year and had spent much of it living together: renting a room in a house they'd share with friends didn't feel like too big a deal. Soon after they arrived, however, Kaitlin says the relationship …

7 Questions to Help You Decide If You'd Be Happier Single

Some people lead their best, most authentic, most fulfilling, and meaningful lives by living single. I call these people “single at heart.” They …

8 Women Share What They Wish They'd Known Before Marriage

The good and the bad...<p>Just so you know: While Women's Health editors independently select all products we feature, product links may be from affiliate partners. That means if you buy something, Women's Health gets a portion of the proceeds.<p>Getty Images<p>People always say that when you tie the knot, …

The 10 Best Travel Tips of All Time

With these insights, going from tourist to traveler just got a whole lot easier.<p>In our office, between conversations about visas and gorging on international chocolate, we often discuss the difference between a tourist and a traveler. There's a quote by English writer G. K. Chesterton that we keep …

How to Gracefully Deal With Rejection

Rejection is one of those things that we all have to deal with at some point in our lives. There’s always going to be women that don’t want to go on …