Posts tagged "relationship advice"

Life After Dating: Is Relationship Advice A Waste Of Time?

I live for good advice, and sometimes I spend a little too much energy attempting to absorb others' hard-learned lessons into my own life. When I graduated from college, my attempts to gather as much advice as I could from everyone who'd already done it left me so overwhelmed with information that I went o…

By: Claire Hannum / November 11, 2014

“I Can’t Live Without You!” & Other Sickening, Saccharine Nonsense That Needs To Stop

So, I know I’m a killjoy. I know that people like to say cute things to each other when they’re in love because those things sound good whether or not they make any sense. But I’ve heard a few too rational people saying gross, unthinking things about their SO’s lately, and it makes me fear…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / July 29, 2014

10 Traits Of An Awesome Girlfriend (According To Men)

We're feeling a little misty-eyed thinking about true love. Maybe it really does exist, you know? Despite the odds and everything. Maybe there's more to life than playing the field. Well, you can create your own relationship success by looking for the right traits in a woman instead of just swiping right on everyone o…

By: Tres Sugar / July 26, 2014

10 Love Quotes That Are Actually Total B.S.

Love: It's magic, and butterflies in your stomach, and candlelit dinners, and perfectly filtered Instagram pictures, and blah, blah, blah, blah, bleghhh. Can we cut the crap already? Read all 10 quotes on Your Tango...

By: YourTango.com / July 20, 2014

15 Comments You Should Never Make About Someone’s Makeup

It doesn’t matter how bad someone’s makeup is, you should never say one of these eye roll-inducing lines. They are as annoying as telling people what’s wrong with their eyebrows. Someone with crooked eyeliner may not have realized that there are tips to correct shaky hands. Or maybe they haven’t figure out how to contour their faces properly a…

By: The Gloss / July 4, 2014

Life After Dating: What Relationships Can Teach Us That Being Single Can’t (And Vice Versa)

After being in a relationship for 10 years, Nick and I have gotten pretty damn good at dealing with relationship-related issues. We are still learning, of course, and probably always will be, but when it comes to the challenges that arise from sharing a life with someone, we've got a solid handle on it. Balancing…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 30, 2014

4 Ways To Stay Positive When Shit Happens

I’ve had my share of unfortunate incidents. There was the time I visited a friend in Boston and within six hours was hospitalized with a stomach virus. Another time, while out dancing with friends, my hand collided with someone’s glass, shattering it and tearing my hand open.  The day before my summer internship in New…

By: Sophie Leon / June 29, 2014

Michael Ealy Says People Accept Husbands Cheating

Michael Ealy believes that attitudes about sex and love have changed so much over the years that people now openly accept marital infidelity. In "Think Like A Man Too," Michael plays a man who began a relationship after a one night stand with Taraji P Henson. The idea that you can find love in a salaciou…

By: Hello Beautiful / June 23, 2014

Life After Dating: The Beauty Of Doing Your Own Thing

Here's a situation most people in long-term relationships have experienced at one time or another: You really want to do something. Say, a challenging hike that ends at an idyllic waterfall. And you really want your partner to do it with you, because you love spending time with them, don't want to do it alone, and,…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 23, 2014

10 Things Twenty-Somethings Need To Learn About Love

People in their twenties are full of life and promise, and that's a great thing. But they are also full of some lousy ideas about love. So let's take a moment to educate ourselves on the things we need to know, and the misconceptions we need to drop, ASAP. Here's what Gen Y needs to know

By: YourTango.com / June 22, 2014

Life After Dating: Compromising On Compromise

Yesterday evening, Nick and I were trying to hang up some pictures on a blank wall in the living room, and things were getting tense. "I think that blue frame should go about a quarter inch to the right." "I think it's fine where it is." "But the bottom edge lines up too perfectly with…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 16, 2014

11 Types Of Exes We’ve All Had

If it's been six months since you broke up with your ex and he's still texting you daily asking what you had for lunch, you might be dealing with a stage-five clinger. Maybe you've found yourself wondering "what if" more and more, or perhaps you even met up with him to find out (how'd that work…

By: Tres Sugar / June 15, 2014

The Real Reasons It’s So Hard To Get Over Him

No matter how toxic (and pointless) it is to continue pining for an ex, most women have a near impossible time letting go and moving forward. Read more on A New Mode...

By: A New Mode / June 14, 2014

10 Signs You’re Hosting A Pity Party (In GIFs!)

Ever have a bad day? Maybe someone cut you off on the way to work, your favorite show was canceled, the last cookie in the jar was covered in mold, or you broke a bone on vacation (sigh, that would be me). Whatever it is, it's healthy to acknowledge what's bothering you, but don't linger…

By: The Frisky / June 5, 2014

Life After Dating: 10 Signs You Need Some Alone Time

Over the weekend, a friend of mine was telling me that she was headed out to run some errands recently when her husband chimed in, "Hey, I think I'll come with you." Normally very open to any help she can get while grocery shopping, my friend was shocked when instead of replying, "Sure!", she found…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 2, 2014

What I Would Say If Someone Asked Me To Give A Commencement Address (Which They Won’t)

The other day I saw clickbait on the Internet called something like "10 Things You Find In Every Graduation Speech." I didn't click, but the headline stuck in my mind. Graduation is supposed to be a celebration of your hard work, a launch into the adult working world. A graduation speaker is someone chosen to…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 23, 2014

Study: 9 Things People Would Rather Do Than Have Sex

What could possibly be better than sex with the one you love? Well, according to science, a lot of things really. Most recently a French study revealed what 74 percent of women would rather be doing than getting it on. What other things are triggering "not tonight, honey" excuses from both men and women? See the scientifically-proven, better-than-sex activities on

By: YourTango.com / May 21, 2014

Life After Dating: 6 Things To Share With Your Partner (And 6 Things To Keep For Yourself)

Being in a long-term relationship is all about sharing. You share your time, your living space, your most intimate secrets, your friends, your life. When you strike a nice balance in the sharing department, it feels easy and natural. When you share too much, your relationship can veer into codependent territory. When you share too…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 19, 2014

Seriously, Calm Down About Marriage

Hey, guess what? I’m here with good news! Stop worrying about getting married. I know this seems sudden. It’s only a normal Friday in May and you’re probably just living your own life.  But let’s be honest with ourselves. We think about getting hitched all the time. We think about marriage with awe and a…

By: College Candy / May 17, 2014

6 Annoying Couple Habits (And How To Break Them)

Nick and I were at a dinner party recently, and one of the couples there had the most annoying habit: whenever one of them was telling a story, the other would correct them constantly. And these weren't major, necessary corrections like "no, silly, his death sentence was exonerated!", they were trivial corrections about tiny, insignificant…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 14, 2014
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