Relationships

Whether your relationship is platonic or romantic, every relationship is important. Learn about how to have a healthy relationship with everyone in your life.

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Thinking of Ghosting Someone? Why You Should Think Again

Ghosting is when you disappear from someone's life without any explanation. Here's why people ghost, the effects on both parties, and better ways to end relationships—even one in its early stages.

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How to Leave an Abusive Relationship: 18 Expert Tips

Here's how to tell if you're in an abusive relationship and how to safely leave for a better life.


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How to Fix a Broken Relationship: 8 Expert Tips

Before you try to fix a broken relationship, you must first know what's going wrong as a couple. Here's where...


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What is Love Bombing? 11 Ways to Spot this Relationship Red Flag

Getting a lot of big gifts and declarations of undying love early in a relationship? This could be a


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Is Depression Affecting Your Relationship? 8 Ways to Tell

Depression can be one of the biggest challenges in a relationship—and one that you may be able to conquer...

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17 Quotes that Shed Light on Passive-Aggressive Behavior

Passive-aggressive behavior can cause huge rifts and lasting pain in relationships, but you don't have to stay locked in this...


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5 Relationship Deal Breakers That Suggest It’s Time to Move on

Most healthy relationships require compromise, but if you see these red flags in your partner, pay close attention—especially if...


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Are You in an Unhealthy Relationship? Here’s How to Tell

Relationship experts reveal the telltale signs of an unhealthy relationship, plus how to know if it's time to end it.


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Can a Narcissist Change? Here’s What Experts Say

Narcissists believe that they are living their best life—so would they ever agree to change their destructive behaviors? Here's...


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How to Move on from a Relationship

Breaking up is hard to do—but you can turn the process into a more positive experience with our...


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What Is Breadcrumbing? How to Spot This Red Flag in Relationships

If you're worried a person—either a friend or a potential romantic partner—is stringing you along by breadcrumbing you, here's how...


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Are You Self-Sabotaging Relationships? Here’s What to Do

Here are the signs you may be self-sabotaging your relationships, how to fix it, and when to seek help.


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What Is Narcissistic Abuse Syndrome?

The mental and emotional consequences of dating a narcissist can be narcissistic abuse syndrome. Here's what therapists want you...

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Healthy vs. Unhealthy Relationships: How to Tell the Difference

Experts reveal how to tell the difference between a healthy vs. unhealthy relationship, when to seek professional help, and when...


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What Is Narcissistic Abuse? 6 People Share Real-Life Examples

Narcissistic abuse can be hard to pinpoint. Here, real people share what it was like having a relationship with a...


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6 Characteristics of a Healthy Relationship

Experts detail the characteristics of a healthy relationship, including trust, respect, and communication, and tips on how to achieve...


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What Is a Relationship Coach? How to Know if You Need One

These problem-solvers can help you define and reach your partnership goals. Relationship coaches empower you while attaining a deeper connection.


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17 Abusive Relationship Quotes to Help You Move On

All relationships should be free of physical, mental, and emotional abuse. Here are abusive relationship quotes to help you leave...


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What Is a Toxic Relationship? What Therapists Need You to Know

Toxicity can exist on a spectrum, but the key to knowing where your relationship falls lies in your partner's behavior.


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How to Deal With Passive-Aggressive People

Passive-aggressive people can be difficult. Here are expert tips on how to deal with passive-aggressive behavior—whether it's from a family...


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6 Ways to Build Trust in a Relationship

Trust can offer peace of mind and growth in relationships and takes time to build and, in some cases, rebuild....

9 Examples of Gaslighting, According to Therapists

Gaslighting can happen between romantic partners but also in family relationships, friendships, at work, and even with your doctor.


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Here’s What a Narcissist Does at the End of a Relationship

When it comes to ending a relationship, a narcissist will act in multiple ways. Here are the signs to...


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Are You Dating a Narcissist? Here’s How to Tell

It can be challenging to tell whether you're just dating someone who is self-centered or dating a narcissist. Experts...


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16 Gaslighting Phrases that Are Red Flags

Gaslighters control you by getting you to doubt your own reality. These gaslighting phrases can help you spot this manipulation...


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13 Signs You’re in a Codependent Relationship

A codependent relationship is one in which a partner assumes the role of the "giver" or "rescuer" while the...


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49 Quotes That Perfectly Capture What It’s Like to Fall in Love

Is there anything more exciting, comforting—or terrifying—than falling in love? If you can't stop pinching yourself (and can't catch your...