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6 Signs You're In A Band-Aid Relationship (And What To Do About It)

Should you stay or go? Therapists weigh in.<p>It’s hard to admit, but in romantic relationships, sometimes we settle for what we’re familiar with rather than what we deserve.<p>Call them Band-Aid relationships. It’s the type of coupling where things are OK, but not great. You may feel lukewarm about the …

Relationships

The 100 Best Burgers in America, Ranked by Our National Burger Critic

<i>We sent our National Burger Critic Kevin Alexander on a year-long Burger Quest, which took him to 30 cities and saw him consuming 330 burgers. Read</i> …

Burgers

Five tactics to save on summer vacation airfares

Peak summer season airfare pricing kicks in around June 15. But that doesn’t mean you’ll be forced to pay premium pricing. Here are five things you can do.<p>All fares below were found on Farecompare.com on May 12 for round-trip travel in July.<p><b>1. Fly to competitive cities.</b><p>Each of these cities has lots …

Flying

7 Google hacks to use on your next vacation

Just a few days before embarking on a road trip through Northern Spain, my brother (who does not work for Google, but is a computer nerd), informed …

Maps

The 50 Most Scenic Drives Across the Country

When you want to hit the open road, here's where to set your GPS.<p>Here are 50 drives—one in every state—where you'll lose yourself in the surroundings, stumble upon the unexpected, and possibly blank on where you're ultimately headed. Do final destinations really matter?

10 Homemade Gifts for Mother's Day

What mom really wants for Mother's Day—other than breakfast in bed, and perhaps a nice, long bubble bath—is something special from the little ones …

Parenting

14 Signs You're Really In A Relationship

<b>1. You've actually met the friends you see on his Instagram.</b><p>There is a distinct difference between meeting his friends (even if he does introduce you …

Annoyance Is a Sign of a Good Relationship

Generally speaking, the objective of relationship advice is to minimize friction between romantic partners. We all want our relationships to run …

Top 5 spring break destinations … without the college crowd

Spring break has long been a much-anticipated collegiate getaway — a time away from the rigors of the classroom that allows studious young adults to …

50 Ways To Show Her You Love Her

Florence Carmen Bukasa<p>Aspiring author Read full profile<p>Misunderstandings are the biggest problem in most relationships. Sometimes it can be solved …

Literature

The 10 best US destinations to visit this year, according to Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet, a travel-guide book publisher, just released its Best in the US list for 2016, which highlights the cities, regions, and states that are must-see for the year.<p>The list includes emerging destinations, under-the-radar towns, and places that will boast the year's most exciting …

San Antonio

18 reasons you should NEVER take your kids to North Carolina

PEOPLE FROM ALL OVER the country make annual pilgrimages to the Outer Banks, the Blue Ridge Mountains, and all the cool little towns across North …

23 Free Health And Fitness Apps You Need To Download Immediately

Whether you're trying to lose weight, train for a 5k, or just track your sodium intake, there's an app for that.<p>Response in this post have been edited and condensed for clarity.

Cast-Iron Skillet Pizza, Where Have You Been All Our Lives?

Thanks to a store-bought dough and a screaming-hot cast-iron skillet, weeknight pizza just got a whole lot better.<p>What if we told you there existed a pizza recipe that was so easy, so fast, and so insanely delicious it would change your life? It's true! It'll <i>at least</i> change your weeknight-cooking …

7 Conversations To Have Before Marriage (If You Want To Avoid Divorce)

Talk about these issues now to stave off problems later.<p>When you make the decision to commit to someone, no topic of discussion should be off the table. Sure, some conversations may be more awkward than others, but having the tough talks now could help you stave off major problems in the long …

Marriage

The Drugstore Products Top Makeup Artists Think Everyone Should Own in 2016

We all love a good drugstore find. We've sought out the best drugstore makeup products, the best drugstore skin-care winners, and the best drugstore anti-agers. And now, behold: the best <i>new</i> drugstore makeup products that top makeup artists think everyone should own this year.<p><b>NYX Cosmetics Ombré</b> …

4 Important Words to Define in Dating and Relationships

A couple of months ago, I identified a real issue in regards to communication in relationships. As a dating coach, I talk with my clients a great deal about boundaries. We as a society, especially women, are not taught nearly enough about them. But I realized, both within the relationship I was in …

Relationships

What It Takes to Transform Your LinkedIn Profile from Invisible to Irresistible

Do you want to maximize your time on LinkedIn to attract prospective clients or employers?<p>Are you ready to brand yourself as an industry expert and build your online credibility?<p>Do you wonder why your profile does not appear in top keyword search results?<p>If you want to transform your LinkedIn …

Employment

6 Ways to Dress Better and Make a Great First Impression

If you're like me, your wardrobe can use an upgrade -- and so can the impression you make on others.<p>I'm the furthest thing from a fashion plate or style guru. My go-to wardrobe is jeans and a T-shirt. "Dressy" for me is a golf shirt.<p>Would I like to dress better? Sure. But to me -- and to most …

Ask a Hot Doctor: Do Yeast Infections Ever Go Away on Their Own?

People magazine's "Sexiest Doctor Alive" answers your pressing health Qs.<p><i>Meet Dr. Mikhail Varshavski: The 26-year-old doctor, who was crowned</i> People<i>'s "Sexiest Doctor Alive" in November 2015, is currently doing his family practice residency at Overlook Medical Center in Summit, New Jersey. As busy</i> …

Make Your Life Easier: 17 Grab-and-Go Breakfast Recipes

With a little make-ahead savvy, these breakfast options are perfectly portable.<p>We get it: Most mornings, you're dining on the go. With a little make-ahead savvy, these breakfast options are perfectly portable and don't require repeating "YES, I SAID EXTRA HASH BROWNS" into a drive-thru microphone. …

Breakfast

Here's How To Actually Detox After Eating All The Things

You don't need to juice a thing.<p>Social image via Bravo. Thumbnail via Instagram.

10 U.S. Places To Travel Before They Get Famous

Beat the tourists.<p>Nashville, Charleston, Portland (the Oregon one)... you've heard all about "America's up-and-coming destination cities," and chances are you've even been to a few. But as these pockets of culture blossom into full-blown vacation destinations, travelers are left yearning for …

National Parks

Make French toast casserole to feed a crowd (or just feed yourself for days)

<i>Take the flavor of French toast and turn it into a breakfast casserole! Try this tasty, crowd-pleasing recipe from Donatella Arpaia, perfect for feeding a few people, or portion it out so you can save for later!</i>

Breakfast

How Do Travel Hackers Fly the World for Free?

<i>Copyright: Markgraf via Shutterstock</i><p>You've read the stories. You've dreamed. You've fantasized. Over the last year, stories of travel hackers who game and strategize around airline miles and travel points have been tickling the imaginations of many avid fans of travel. No doubt, for many …

Credit Cards

15 Beautiful Pieces Of Delicate Jewelry You Can Actually Afford

Meet your new miniature BFFs.<p>Pieces of teeny-tiny jewelry make great wardrobe staples. Their balance of subtlety and sophistication add interest and polish to any ensemble, no matter the style. They're also fantastic layering pieces that can be mixed and matched to make a variety of modern …

7 Small Ways You Cheat On Your Spouse Without Realizing It

<i>By Clayton Olson</i><p>Most of us think that cheating is the ultimate act of relationship betrayal.<p>But let's get real -- people don't just suddenly decide to trash their marriage vows like that out of nowhere. They don't go to bed 100 percent bed faithful and then wake up with adulterous morning …

This Is the Number One Mistake Parents Make When Arguing With Kids

How do you deal with out of control kids?<p>The authors of the bestseller <i>How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk</i> have some great …

Parenting

5 Foods You Can Cook In Your Dishwasher

If there's one thing we love, it's efficiency -- so a whole meal we can cook in the dishwasher while getting the goo off our cereal bowls? Done.<p>Here, five recipes that come together right inside your handiest appliance.<p><b>Asparagus. Here's How.</b><p><b>Green Beans. Here's How.</b><p><b>Chicken. Here's How.</b><p><b>Salmon. Here's</b> …

Kitchens