Posts tagged "love tip"

If You Must: 4 Ways To Back Out Of A Date You Really Don’t Want To Go On

So here’s the sitch: There’s a date in the date-books, and one half of the twosome in question no longer wants to go. We’ve all been there, on either side of things. We’ve been canceled on, when we, ourselves, were excited. But that’s not what this is. No. This article presumes that you’re the one who’s doing…

By: Sara Barron / July 13, 2012

Ask Busy: Actress Busy Philipps Will Answer YOUR Questions!

You probably know her best as Laurie Keller on "Cougar Town," but we've been loving Busy Philipps since way back in her "Freaks and Geeks" days. She first caught our eye as the bad girl we all wished we could be, Kim Kelly. And, of course, we watched her when she popped up as Joey'…

By: The Frisky / June 12, 2012

Is The Secret To A Happy Marriage Matching Clothes?

Omaha, Nebraska, couple Mel and Joey Schwanke have been married 65 years, and for more than half of that, they've been dressing alike. The pair started wearing the same clothes while on a vacation 35 years ago, and decided to make it "their thing." They credit the success of their incredibly long union to their

By: Julie Gerstein / May 29, 2012

4 Things To Remember If You Never Hear From Them Again

The third date was perfect. You laughed, you flirted, your hands grazed as you both reached for the cheesiest nacho. Eight days later — nothing. They haven’t called or answered your text(s). You’ve been checking their Facebook profile so sadly you’re sure they were not a victim of a tragic accident en route to dropping…

By: Diana Vilibert / May 21, 2012

6 Things You Should Know About Having A Substitute Girlfriend Or Boyfriend

You call yourselves “just friends,” but you know as well as everyone else does that you’re more than that. You know where he is when he’s not with you. You spend your weekends together. You travel together. You go to Ikea together. You say “we” a lot, and all of your other friends know who…

By: Jennifer Armstrong / May 9, 2012

Advice For Dudes: How To Get Over A Breakup

So, the other day I was talking with a dude friend of mine who's going through a breakup. He and I dated a zillion years ago, and remained good buddies, and we often go to one another when we're going through current relationship traumas. Breakups are universally terrible, whether you're a girl, a dude, or…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 26, 2012

Girl Talk: He’s Not The Problem — It’s Your Unreasonable Expectations

You think he’s an idiot. He thinks you’re a nut case. You insist he doesn’t understand you. He insists you’re a nut case. You get angry and maybe even cry. He shrugs his shoulders, assumes it’s a personal problem that has nothing to do with him, and chalks all it up to you being a…

By: Kate Richlin-Zack / April 16, 2012

5 Simple Tips For Keeping The Spark Alive After You Move In Together

When a relationship shifts into the living-together phase, it can be difficult to maintain the exciting spark that exists in the beginning. There's a tendency to treat each other as roommates instead of romantic partners, but a few simple tweaks to your everyday routine can help to amp up the chemistry and strengthen your bond.

By: Tres Sugar / April 9, 2012

4 Simple Ways To “Spring Clean” Your Relationships

Anything worthwhile in life needs regular, positive attention. This includes relationships. If you want your most important relationships to grow and thrive, you need to care for them. At this time of year, when the weather is warming up and we're living in an energy of newness, try a little "spring cleaning" with these four easy ti…

By: YourTango.com / April 5, 2012

6 Types Of Guys To Avoid Online

I received over 600+ messages from men while registered with OKCupid and PlentyOfFish. I have a fair amount of horror stories, possibly enough to include in an HBO series called "Internet Dating Tales From The Crypt." I am not saying that there aren't a good deal of great guys looking to meet great girls online, but…

By: Tiffanie Drayton / March 28, 2012

Send Me Your Relationship Questions!

Hey Frisky readers! Cool news: tomorrow morning, I'm going to be a guest on Elvis Duran's radio show giving relationship advice. I'll be specifically talking about "spring cleaning" your relationship -- and I would love to get your questions! So, are YOU thinking about spring cleaning your love life? Think it's time to kick that…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 20, 2012

15 Vows For Dating A Vegetarian (And 8 Promises Vegetarians Should Make To You)

I have been a vegetarian for almost 20 years. It’s something that is just as me as being blonde or Italian or snorting when I laugh. Really, really fortunately, my boyfriend is really supportive about it. He loves vegetarian food — he doesn’t even bring meat into our apartment. (I tell him he can!) He eat…

By: Lauren Passell / March 19, 2012

5 Ways You Know It’s Time To Get Married

I've talked about my often-disastrous relationships in a number of my columns, and every time I do, I get dozens of messages from people asking me to elaborate. Not that I'm an expert -- it's more like how you see a guy come screaming out of the woods covered in bees and you ask him where he found the…

By: Cracked / March 7, 2012

5 Bad Dating Habits To Give Up For Lent

Besides just giving up  meat on Fridays (or pretending to when your parents ask), Lent is a great time to break bad habits. Just like the hose down Bourbon Street gets at midnight at the end of each Fat Tuesday, you too can use this as an opportunity to purge yourself of poor choices. Sure,…

By: Cass Colin / February 22, 2012

50 Ways To Tell Someone You Like Them (Without Just Telling Them)

When you like someone, and you think they might like you too, but you’re not sure, it’s not always best to put your hand over your heart and tell them how you feel. In fact, it rarely ever is. But there are ways to drop hints and open the door for them, so that if…

By: Scott Alden & Chiara Atik / February 17, 2012

15 Ways To Avoid Valentine’s Day This Year

If you are a single on Valentine's Day—you basically have two options. You can embrace the day and make it your own. Or you can boycott. We support both options. If you choose the latter, it might not be as hard as you think. After the jump, 15 easy ways to completely opt out of Valentine's Day…

By: The Frisky / February 6, 2012

The Top 10 Romantic Things To Do When Living Together

Relationships are a little like glaciers; under various pressures, they're always moving and changing, gathering all sorts of debris. But after some time, they move so slowly, it's easy to forget they're there, particularly when you live together. To use a more familiar metaphor, one day your relationship is a wild ride, all loops and…

By: Ask Men / February 5, 2012

5 Things To Talk About Before You Move In Together

So, you and your boyfriend are considering moving in together? Congratulations! This is an exciting time in any relationship -- a big step with a lot of fun moments along the way. (Shopping for new art and eating Chinese food on the living room floor? Yes please!) My boyfriend and I have lived together for…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 31, 2012

5 Most Common Relationship Fights And How To Avoid Them

Couples fight. We know this. Even the most functional couples have spats now and again. Relationship fights, they happen. However, there are many relationship fights that happen that can be avoided. Because let's face it -- the more stress and fighting a relationship has, the less enjoyable it is. Here are some common relationship fights and how to (hopefully) avoid them.

By: The Stir / January 30, 2012

8 Signs It’s Time To Take A Break From Your Relationship

Taking a break is one of the most challenging, frustrating, and saddening parts of a relationship. No one wants to feel as though their relationship has failed or that they themselves have somehow failed. But sometimes, a break is necessary. Not only is it necessary, sometimes, it's a good thing. Here are eight signs that it's time to take…

By: The Stir / January 26, 2012