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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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...


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11 Most Heart-Warming Hugs of the Last Decade

Not only are these the best hugs of the decade—just look at them—but science explains why these hugs (and yours)...


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15 Signs That Your Relationship Could Turn Abusive

Pay close attention to these warning signs of a potentially abusive relationship.


15 Things Most Women Don’t Realize About Domestic Violence

In just five minutes—by the time you finish this article—nearly 100 people will have been the victims of physical violence...



3 Survivors Share Their Stories of Escaping and Healing From Domestic Violence

These three women have turned their stories of abuse into ones of empowerment and they're now helping others escape and...


Why I Stayed in An Abusive Relationship

Leaving an abusive relationship is harder than you think.

Are Sexless Marriages More Common Than We Think?

How much sex should married couples have? Experts sound off on sexless marriage and long-term love.


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If You Keep Lying About These 10 Things, Your Relationship Is Doomed

Met the love of your life, and want it to last forever? Read on to find out the worst fibs,...


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What to Say When Someone Is Sick With a Serious Health Condition (and Topics to Avoid)

It's difficult to know what to say when someone you care about is suffering. Here's a good list of conversation...


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10 Science-Backed Reasons for Sexual Attraction

Here's all the science behind the reasons you swoon: Learn the laws of attraction


9 Ways Kissing Makes You Stronger

Pucker up: These kissing tips will keep any couple strong—physically and mentally.


This Is Why You Should Call Your Mom More Often

Science says a phone call is as powerful as a hug.


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15 Types of Arguments That May Mean the End of Your Relationship

Can you tell if your spats have veered into territory that relationship experts identify as dangerous? Check out the warning...


12 Expert Solutions for Your Everyday Friendship Problems

Friendships can bring joy—or sorrow. Since there's no rule book on what to do when things get tense or go...

16 Secrets of Naturally Charming People

Some people are always the life of the party. You can’t get enough of them and they’re a pleasure to...


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9 Clear Signs You’re in a Toxic Friendship

Breaking up isn’t just for lovers. If you've got toxic friends, parting ways could be the healthiest thing for you....


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This Is the Scientific Reason Why Couples Get Back Together After a Breakup

Over a third of co-habitating couples who separate give it another go. Science has an explanation—and with the right mindset,...


10 Facts That Prove Friends Are Ridiculously Healthy For Us

According to science, friends can make us happier, healthier, and yes, even more beautiful.


15 Little White Lies Everyone Is Guilty of Telling Every Day

We lie when we’re trying to appear likable. We lie when we’re trying to appear competent. And sometimes we lie...

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7 Clues Anyone Can Use to Spot a Liar

Who hasn’t heard the old saying “Liars never look you in the eye”? Here are a few more tips from...


6 Annoying Speaking Habits You Have, According to Science

It's not about what you say: it's about how (and when) you say it.



7 Things That Happen to Your Body After You Go Through a Breakup

As if we needed anything else to be afraid of—aside from the lingering concern of dying alone—these physiological effects of...


30 Questions Everyone Should Ask Their Grandparents

You'd be surprised at how rich your grandparents' lives have been, and how much they have to teach you. Ask...


My Husband Abused Me Financially—and I Almost Starved

Spousal abuse does not always mean bruises and broken bones. For some, it means denial to money and hidden bank...