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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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...


10 Signs Everyone Thinks You’re Insensitive—And How to Fix It

These easy tools can help you boost your emotional intelligence.


9 Bizarre Ways Your Siblings Affect You as a Grown-Up

Your brothers and sisters can influence everything from your weight to your risk of divorce.


The Magic of Their Early Romance Helped Save Their Marriage in Its Darkest Hour

After losing their three-year-old daughter to cancer, one couple almost called it quits. Then they remembered why they fell in...


10 Little-Known Ways Marriage Affects Your Health

All the songs are right: Lasting love may really be the best medicine, after all.


How to Make It Through the Holidays with Your In-Laws—Without Starting World War III

Love 'em or hate 'em, you're going to have to face your in-laws over the holidays. Here's a survival guide...


14 Proven Steps to Truly Forgive Anyone for Anything

Being angry is a natural instinct, but you can learn to truly forgive anyone for anything—and hopefully overcome your own...


Everyone Needs a “Mean” Friend—Here’s Why

Turns out there IS such a thing as tough love? Who needs that? All of us, according to new research.


4 Straightforward Steps to Getting Past a Grudge, According to a Psychiatrist

Whether you're the one seeking forgiveness or the one who needs to move on, these four steps are guaranteed to...


10 Things These Women Who Escaped Abusive Relationships Want You to Know

We can all learn from women who suffered abusive relationships. These brave survivors reveal what they wish every woman knew.


8 Reasons Marriage Is Better Than the Gym

Here's how your relationship can keep you healthy, active, and lean.


The Most Important Person in Your Relationship May Not Be Your Partner

It's not news that a strong social network is essential to being the healthiest version of ourselves. Now there's new...


The Scientific Reason Why Your Friends Can Affect Your Mood

Choose your friends wisely; they could determine everything from your health to your emotions, according to a growing body of...


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8 Tips to Make Your Arguments More Productive—and Fair

Relationship experts weigh in on the best ways to keep your fights fair and have arguments that are actually...


This Kind of Breakup Hurts the Most, According to Science

There are a lot of valid reasons to separate, but this one causes the greatest heartache.


This Is What Men Care About Most in Relationships—and It’s Not Sexual Attraction

Here's a little incentive not to hold back your feelings of love and admiration from your partner.