Relationships

I’m not an extrovert — and that makes it harder to find love

I have always felt like an introvert <i>and</i> an extrovert. Put me on the perimeter of a mosh pit at a punk show or thrust me into a four-star dining experience with more conservative people, and I’ll adapt to either situation — usually happily. In both instances, however, I’m relieved to return home, …

Online Dating

A research-backed sign your relationship could be in trouble is about what you think, not what you do

While researching a story on signs that your relationship is failing, I came across one sign that seemed glaringly obvious — but that I'd never given much thought before.<p>According to a study published in 1987 by Jeffry Simpson, then at Texas A&M University, you're more likely to break up with your …

Career Development

Ask Amy: Couple should be smarter than their smartphone

<i>Dear Amy: My husband and I each got an iPhone recently.</i><p><i>We each downloaded the “Find My Friends” app. Ever since, he has been tracking me when I go out, saying that he is “testing” the app.</i><p><i>I know this because the app occasionally does not work and when I get back home, he asks me repeatedly if I</i> …

Marriage

OK but Seriously, How Long Should It Take to Get Over My Ex?

There’s no getting around it: Breakups suck no matter who does the dumping. Still, when you’re on the bad side of a split, it not only stings a little worse than it might if you'd pulled the plug, but you're also faced with one question that no doubt keeps circling in your head: “How long does it …

Breakups

This is what it’s *really* like when your S.O. is more financially stable than you are

There are all kinds of uncomfortable topics to discuss when you first enter a relationship with someone you really like, but they’re usually things …

Money

11 THINGS REAL LOVE IS NOT N0.11 WILL SHOCK YOU

<b>11 THINGS REAL LOVE IS NOT N0.11 WILL SHOCK YOU</b><p><b>Bisi Adewale</b><p>We have many pseudo types of love. They are not love but most people think they …

Marriage

4 Reasons Why a Man Breaks Up With His Partner

If you’ve just been broken up with, you may be wondering what happened. When a man breaks up with his partner, there could be any number of reasons …

Marriage

Would I Date Any of the People in These 7 Stock Images?

I’ve been looking at a lot of stock image photos of people recently for both personal and professional reasons, and the first thing that comes to my …

Humor

‘My Partner Cheated On Me—And I Knew The Other Woman'

Warning: Showtime-level drama below.<p>Like that crazy romance that starts off in <i>The Affair</i> between Alison, a waitress at a local restaurant, and Noah, the dad of a little girl Alison saves from choking, infidelity can happen between the people you least expect it to.<p>And while we'd love to keep that …

Women's Health

Are Paid Dating Sites Better Than Free Ones?

To pay or not to pay: That is the question. For every dating site or app that charges close to $40 per month, such as Match, eHarmony, or JDate, …

Online Dating

Ask MR: My Friend Always Dates the Wrong Guys — And Wants My Input

<i>Hello and welcome to our advice column, “Ask MR,” where we answer your burning questions in the hopes of being the ointment to your life rash. Ask us</i> …

Lifestyle

Things You Should Never Say To Your Spouse | Reader's Digest

Don't threaten divorce<p>Nicole Fornabaio/Rd.com, iStock When you threaten divorce, you may regret it later. "It shows that you're not truly committed …

Marriage

27 stories of terrible first dates will make you feel better about your dating life

I think we can all agree that dating is an embarrassing tangle of awkward attraction mixed with the overwhelming hope that a few hours could possibly …

How to be a cool, chill girl who is Cool and Chill

The stereotype of the cool, chill girl is that she is cool with sports, cool with Die Hard and cool with going with the flow – crucially though, she’s also a myth<p>I don’t need to express to you the importance of being a cool and chill girl. But I will anyway because that’s what I’m getting paid for. …

The 12 signs of true love in a perfect relationship

Post Views: 2<p>True love may be hard to define, but the signs to read true love can be clearly seen in every perfect loving relationship.<p>If you’re in a …

Marriage

Valentine's Day: Women Actually Hate It, Would Rather Watch TV

Forget the restaurant reservations, she doesn't care.<p>Take your Valentine’s Day and, well, shove it. Jewelers and restaurants can promote Feb. 14 all …

Bravo TV

10 Times Marshall and Lily from How I Met Your Mother Were the Perfect Couple

While there are many reasons to love <i>How I Met Your Mother</i>, our favourite is the relationship between Marshall and Lily. From being crazy in love to …

Ed Sheeran opened up about dating mistakes he’s made in the past, and why his love life is so strong right now

Relationships are HARD. And being a celebrity doesn’t make it any easier. Which is why we’re so thrilled to hear that musician Ed Sheeran spent the …

Ed Sheeran

Can I Get My Ex Back If She’s Already Dating?

Dating Relationship<p>After breaking up a relationship, many lovers wants their ex back. I got the question very few times that "can I get my ex back?" …

Small Business

Travel or a Relationship: Why Are Women Having to Choose?

I'm not a man-hater most days, but I <i>am</i> fiercely independent. So when I get regular emails from aspiring female travelers feeling like they have to put their desire to travel on hold because their significant other isn't comfortable with it, I cringe inside.<p>If you've ever felt like traveling the …

Travel

How NOT To Get Manipulated By Your Narcissistic Ex

So you've finally moved on from your narcissist and no longer have to endure the day-to-day abuse, passive-aggressive manipulation, or attempts to …

Narcissism

10 Facts About Your Loving and Caring Aquarius Friend

<b>The Aquarian</b> is that one friend in the group always coming up with creative ideas, besides being super friendly and loving, and the Aquarian is also …

10 people who made 'back-up marriage" pacts reveal whether they went through with it

'Married by 40' pacts — are they destined to fail? Not necessarily.<p>Marriage pacts may seem like the stuff of romantic comedies. But sometimes, in …

Marriage

Billy Porter Says Husband Adam Smith ‘Was the One That Got Away’ Before They Rekindled Their Romance and Got Married

Broadway star Billy Porter and his longtime partner Adam Smith said “I do” this weekend — and while they were only engaged for 16 days, their big day …

Marriage

Sophie Stanbury Says She and Caroline Stanbury Are "On Hold, Not Broken"

The #LadiesOfLondon sisters-in-law haven't quite gotten their friendship back on track.<p>Caroline Stanbury revealed that she and sister-in-law Sophie …

Bravo TV

20 People Who Nailed the Whole Divorce Thing

Divorce cake your BFF made > the seven-tier one at your wedding<p>Divorce is pretty much always seen as some sort of failure or a source of never-ending drama, throwing the 43 percent of people having experienced divorce under the same umbrella of sad. But what if, instead, people actually saw the …

Marriage

14 things that happen when you start dating after being single for a long time

<b>We’ve all done it before – had a spell of freedom, a hiatus from the wonderfully brutal dating scene, a period of time where Saturday nights at home</b> …

Michael Che’s ‘petty’ texting pal ‘doesn’t like getting rejected’

After Leah McSweeney angered the internet by calling Michael Che “arrogant” and “D-list” following a text message exchange, the Married to the Mob …

Ships Passing By (Part One)

<b>You can't love someone else without loving yourself first.</b> It is sad that some of us must learn this the hard way, through a heartbreak or abuse.<p><b>I was fourteen years old</b> when I had my first 'boyfriend'. What kind of relationship can you have at that age? After two weeks, I thought to myself, "I do …

Mind

The #1 Mistake That Women In Relationships Are Making With Their Money

It always used to be the case that the men did the ‘heavy lifting’ in a relationship, such as finances, bringing home the bacon and other ‘manly’ …

Money