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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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....


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6 Warning Signs that You’re Being Gaslighted

Gaslighting can happen between romantic partners but also in family relationships, friendships, and even at the office.


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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...


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Is Your Spouse Micro-Cheating? Here’s What that Is and How to Know

These things may look innocent at first but they can have serious consequences.


14 Funny Quotes About Friendship

Grab a friend or two for a few laughs with these funny friendship quotes that will remind you to...


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What Is Gaslighting—and How to Tell if You’re Experiencing It

Gaslighting is a type of emotional abuse that is much more common in relationships than you might think.


Science Debunks 7 of the Biggest Myths About a Good Marriage

Relationship researchers John Gottman and Julie Gottman break down what's myth and what's real in a good marriage.

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5 Factors Linked to Successful Relationships, According to Science

Falling in love is the easy part. Here's some relationship advice for how to make it last—according to...


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12 Signs You’re in a Toxic Relationship

Can you recognize the signs of a toxic relationship? Do you know how to fix the situation? Learn both...


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12 Things You Can Do Right Now to Combat Racism

To create meaningful change and combat racism, experts offer their tips to fight for social justice, from going to...


14 Places to Donate to Fight Racism and Injustice

If you want to address racial injustice, these organizations will help make sure your donation does the most good in...


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How to Online Date While Social Distancing for Coronavirus

A single woman and a committed couple share how they are dating during Covid-19 quarantine while still following social...


Coronavirus and Domestic Violence: What to Do If You’re Being Abused

Domestic violence is on the rise during the Covid-19 pandemic. Here are ways to stay safe even during this crisis.


How to Help a Friend Experiencing Domestic Violence

Finding a safe and sound way to assist a friend suffering abuse just got even trickier. Experts have solutions for...


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How Divorce and Separation Is Making Coronavirus Even More Complicated

Negotiating with an ex can be a nightmare at any time, but post-divorce families are facing new, difficult decisions on...

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Asking Yourself These Two Little Questions Can Stop Any Fight in its Tracks

Science suggests asking these two questions is the key to a better relationship and to resolving conflicts more effectively among...


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These Are the 2 Words Never to Say to Someone Going Through a Crisis

If a friend is going through a crisis and approaches you for support, focus on listening, and avoid these two...


10 Tiny Ways to Make Your Partner Feel Loved

We asked relationship experts for tips on how to make your partner feel loved and appreciated, leading to better...


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My Husband and I Did Marriage Counseling for One Month—Here’s What Happened

Marriage counseling may be an unconventional gift for a 10-year wedding anniversary—but it's exactly what this marriage needed.


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When Your Partner Has Anxiety, Here Are 9 Ways You Can Help

Supporting a partner with anxiety can be a challenging proposition. Patience and understanding go a long way. Here are some...


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8 Things to Know About Hugging In the #MeToo Era

Do you know the etiquette of hugging? There are simple steps you can take to ensure your good intentions are...