Julia Yee

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This essay got a high-school senior into 5 Ivy League schools and Stanford

She also got into Stanford, which has an acceptance rate of 4.69% — a lower rate than any of the Ivy League schools.<p>"I'm sort of still in shock. I don't think I've processed everything yet," she excitedly told Business Insider.<p>The Ivy League is notoriously hard to get into, as the hundreds of …

College & University

The 4 most common relationship problems — and how to fix them

Most of the people giving advice don't know the research. So where are the real answers?<p>I decided to call an expert: Dr. John Gottman.<p>You might remember him as the researcher in Malcolm Gladwell's "Blink" who, after just a few minutes, could predict whether a couple would end up divorced.<p>John is a …

University of Washington

The 6 Most Common Complaints Men Have About Marriage

What do men complain about behind closed doors during couples and family therapy?<p>What do married men complain about behind closed doors during couples and family therapy?<p>Below, marriage therapists open up about the gripes they hear most often from long-married men -- and the advice they give both …

New York City

7 Things Your Husband Isn't Telling You He Needs

What your tight-lipped spouse really needs from you.<p>What makes makes men truly content in their marriages? Below, marriage therapists share seven things husbands say they need from their wives.<p><b>1. Men w</b><b>ant their wives to say "I love you."</b><p>After years of being married, don't assume that your husband …

Marriage

Charming Illustrations Highlight True Love in All of Life’s Little Moments

True love doesn't always consist of grand, cinematic gestures. In fact, it's often the little things that mean the most when you're in a long-term relationship. Spending a lazy morning together, helping each other get through a bad day, and even assembling furniture side-by-side can end up …

Love Stories

5 Ways Texting Can Improve Your Relationship

Communication is key in any and every relationship! With today's advanced technology, we have a vast variety of ways to communicate with one another (i.e. Cell phone, house phone, Skype, email, social media and texting to name a few). Although we live in what appears to be a "digital world," people …

11 Key Activities for Creating Trust in Successful Relationships

Trust is one of the most important components of any relationship. Nothing brings people together like trust. When trust is broken, it is severely damaging and hard to overcome.<p>When we establish trust, we are able to let our guard down and feel comfortable with the other person. We know we can rely …

Tyson Fury defeats heavyweight champ, serenades wife

Tyson Fury defeated Wladimir Klitschko by unanimous decision Saturday, but that wasn't his only <i>noteworthy</i> performance of the night.<p>After ending …

Get ahead

Cook once, eat all week: a column full of recipes for the busy home cook. Each week, we feature a main ingredient you can prepare in bulk, followed by four ideas for transforming that ingredient into easy, inspired meals that can be eaten throughout the week.<p><b>Get ahead:</b> Buy a box of new-season …

13 3-Ingredient Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Your aunt just called — she’s totally overwhelmed with cooking her turkey day feast and needs you to whip up a few Thanksgiving side dishes, STAT. Last year we introduced you to three-ingredient recipes that <i>killed it</i> at your Friendsgiving dinner, so we thought we’d bring you 13 more. Scroll on to …

Marriage is Not a Diamond

I had been married to my partner, Barry, a week. Our wedding was the perfect day--gorgeous weather, good food and our closest loved ones.<p>We had a lot of leftover beer and wine, so last night a few of friends came over for drinks. The conversation inevitably turned to Barry's new bling, and one of …

Relationships

The Real Secrets of a Great Relationship

There are so many places for couples to get advice on what behaviors make a great relationship happen, and last. Endless blogs, books, articles, and the media offer multiple suggestions about what intimate partners can do to be successful. Yet, even when they embrace great communication, sexual …

Relationships

12 Brutal Truths You Need To Consider For A Healthy Relationship

If you feel like you’re the awkward person at social events or you struggle to enter into conversations because you’re shy, it can impact your social …

Science says lasting relationships come down to 2 basic traits

<i>In most marriages, levels of satisfaction drop dramatically within the first few years together.</i><p><i>But among couples who not only endure, but live happily together for years and years, the spirit of kindness and generosity guides them forward.</i><p>Every day in June, the most popular wedding month of the …

Relationships

5 More Skills Taught in Couples Therapy that All Couples Can Benefit From

All couples can benefit from learning skills that are taught in couples therapy. That’s because these skills focus on cultivating a deep connection …

Should I Ever Criticize My Spouse?

"A love without reproof is no love."<p>---Rabbi Yosi ben Chanina<p>Reproof is defined as rebuke or criticism. You may feel safer by seething silently when irked by a potential or actual marriage partner's behavior. But sometimes speaking up, with kindness and respect, at a time when both of you are calm, …

Relationships

Travel Is the Ultimate Relationship Test

Thinking of tying the knot? Wait. Don't do it before you travel together. A word of caution: It can make or break your relationship. It will give you a much-needed reality check to see if it's going to work at all. Of course you've heard the age old proverb "What doesn't kill you makes you …

Relationships

Roasted garlic scalloped potatoes: The decadent side your holiday menu needs

What’s more comforting than potatoes? No matter if they are baked, fried, steamed or mashed, potatoes are the epitome of comfort food. This recipe …

It Takes Two

Sometimes you can't wait to dive into a long difficult recipe with 20 ingredients and unusual techniques you've never heard of. Other times, you want …

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5 Relationship Red Flags You Need to Watch Out For

It would be great if relationships came with warning labels, so you could avoid problems with partners who are not good matches for you before you …

China

Is It Love or an Illusion?

<i>This post originally appeared on mydailyvibe.com</i><p>There is something very magical and mystical about the experience of "falling in love." Emotions get stirred, imagination bursts to life and sparks fly igniting passion and unmistakable bliss. When the attraction is mutual, each person feels as if …

Relationships