Why More Couples Are Dating Long-Distance
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Between our generation being the most educated ever and technology keeping us more connected than ever, the old saying “you can’t have it all” is a thing of the past. Today’s couples with independent career ambitions are flipping the script on what it means to be in a supportive relationship. According to a survey conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers of

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Why You Can’t Judge a Date by Their Photo
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Swipe left, swipe left, swipe left. Nope, nope, nope. It’s really, really easy to judge people on Tinder by their online dating photo. There are just so many options. And why wouldn’t you want to match yourself with only the people you find the hottest? That’s totally fair. But there’s also a case to be made

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Feeling Lonely? It’s Time to Make a Change
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Loneliness is something a lot of adults—young and old—struggle with on a daily basis. If you’re not someone who experiences loneliness often, or ever, you might not realize how seriously it can affect a person—after all, in this era of interconnectedness, who could ever really be lonely? According to University of Iowa loneliness researcher Jing “Alice”

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In Online Dating, the Fewer Options, the Better
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If you’ve ever tried online dating in a small town (or maybe even a big city, depending on how selective you are), you know how it feels to have virtually zero options. (Hmm, whomever should I choose: Person I Already Dated, Ex of One of My Exes, or Shirtless Guy with Trout?) Finding myself in that

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The Secret to Predicting How People Will Feel
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Sure, it’s sometimes a struggle to know exactly how your significant other is feeling every step of the way. But, overall, you get pretty good at it. When you spend a lot of time with someone, you start picking up on clues to what’s going on in their head, even if they play their cards close

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Are Monogamous Relationships Inherently Better?
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If you’re in an exclusive, monogamous relationship, ask yourself why. Is it because you love your person and want to be only with them? That’s the ideal. But, more and more, researchers are exploring the reasons the vast majority of couples choose to be exclusive. Is it because monogamy is right for most people, or because

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Why You Feel Bad After a Breakup, and What to Do About It
Why You Feel Bad After a Breakup, and What to Do About It

The beginning of a relationship can be thrilling—you feel ecstasy when your partner is with you and a sense of yearning when they’re not around. In fact, some lovebirds can’t keep their hands off each other. The reason for this behavior? Oxytocin. The ‘cuddle chemical’ If you’ve heard about the hormone oxytocin before, it’s either

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Do You Really Know How Your Partner is Feeling?
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We all hide our emotions from time to time, and that isn’t always a bad thing. Sometimes we need a chance to regroup and get some perspective on our emotions before confronting another person about the issue at hand. When this happens, we use different coping mechanisms to disguise our emotions. Many people are quite

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Want to Make a Baby? These Products Can Help
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Maybe you’re finally “there:” You and your partner are ready to take the leap from “Let’s avoid pregnancy” to “Let’s get pregnant, on purpose.” You probably have a plan for what will be next, whether that means “trying” a lot with your partner, looking for a fantastic sperm donor or searching for an uber-cool surrogate.

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When to Make Your Relationship ‘Facebook Official’
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You’ve been seeing this guy for a while now. You’ve both declared your exclusivity to each other, but you want him to take his commitment to the next level—by becoming “Facebook Official.” Today, declaring your status on social media plays a vital role in your relationship. If a couple becomes Facebook Official, they are announcing

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