Posts tagged "relationship difficulties"

A New Study Suggests Twitter Could Cause Your Divorce, But I’m Not Convinced

According to a new study published in the journal Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, people who are very active on Twitter are more likely to be involved in intense confrontations in their…

Claire Hannum | April 9, 2014 - 2:30 pm

6 Terrible Reasons To Stay In A Relationship

It can be confusing to sort out your feelings for someone, especially if you’ve been in a committed relationship with them for a long time. We make up all kinds… | July 11, 2013 - 6:45 pm

The 4 Worst Things About Being In Love

What is love? (Baby don’t hurt me.) It’s pretty likely that everyone is going to experience something akin to love at some point in their life. And maybe the fact…

Cracked | June 10, 2013 - 7:45 pm

Want To Start A Fight? Spend More Time On The Computer

Is your computer affecting your relationship? According to a survey conducted by, probably.
Dating in this tech-obsessed era isn’t easy, but now that just about everyone has a computer, is… | February 20, 2013 - 3:50 pm

Girl Talk: I Put Myself On Mute For A Guy — And I’ll Never Do It Again

I like to consider myself a strong and independent woman. I live alone; I take care of myself and never waiver in my beliefs. I’ve managed to convince myself that…

Amanda Chatel | November 9, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: Why Snooping Makes You Crazy

Gosh it’s just so tempting. He forgets to log out of his email on your computer. He falls asleep in one room and his phone is in the next. He…

Kate Richlin-Zack | August 29, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: Why I Hate My Husband’s Exes, With Zero Exceptions

I’m just going to come clean: I hate every woman my husband has ever dated.

I won’t apologize for it or try to get over it. I’ve resigned…

Kate Richlin-Zack | June 26, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Hitched: Tales Of The Happily Divorced

Last week’s Hitched column was all about the “myth of the happily married woman,” challenging the idea that marriage is some kind of natural state of being for women, who…

Andrea Grimes | June 20, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: On Nagging

The first and only time my husband called me a “nag” invoked a cringe-worthy shudder, followed by the thought, “Am I seriously turning into my mother?!” In my personal catalog of unsavory labels,…

Tania Bolam | February 8, 2012 - 12:00 pm

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…

The Stir | January 30, 2012 - 1:50 pm

Girl Talk: I’m In Couples Therapy

A few months ago my fiancée and I watched an episode of “Thirtysomethings” when Elliot and Nancy start seeing a marriage counselor. At first they are both embarrassed and ashamed,…

Sara-Rivka Davidson | December 6, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Girl Talk: My Paranoia Led Me Astray

I was afraid of falling in love with a gay guy. My sister diagnosed me with “homophilaphobia,” derived from the Greek roots homo, phila (which means love), and phobia. Even…

Tiffanie Drayton | November 21, 2011 - 11:00 am

Dear Wendy: “My Boyfriend Thinks I’m Too Opinionated”

I’ve been seeing my guy, “Joe,” for four months, and it’s been great! But last night on the phone, he started talking about a TV personality who I don’t like,…

Wendy Atterberry | October 11, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Dear Wendy: “My Fiancé Won’t Get Rid Of His Old Wedding Pictures!”

My fiancé and I have been together for three years and we’re getting married this June. His first marriage, which was a disaster and only lasted six months, ended six…

Wendy Atterberry | October 4, 2011 - 3:00 pm

The Most Ridiculous Home-Related Fights

Over at The Nest, they’re collecting their users’ most ridiculous fights. And what I noticed (aside from a serious trend of couple’s food issues): So many of these are caused…

Stylelist Home | July 24, 2011 - 10:30 am

Dear Wendy: “I Don’t Want Kids, But My Live-In Boyfriend Does. Are We Doomed?”

I have been in a wonderful relationship with my boyfriend for about a year and a half. We moved in together about a year ago and it has been going…

Wendy Atterberry | May 26, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Survey Says You’ll Bicker With Your S.O. 2,455 Times This Year!

Snapped at your boyfriend because he forgot to take out the trash? Argued over whether to watch “American Idol” or the Bulls game? You’re not alone — couples average 2,455…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 20, 2011 - 2:40 pm

Girl Talk: I Swore I’d Never Snoop … But Then I Did

Some time ago, Amelia and I were chatting over IM about snooping. If I remember correctly, it was in the context of a discussion about sharing passwords. Should you share…

Jessica Wakeman | January 5, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Did Michael C. Hall & Jennifer Carpenter Split Because He Changed His Mind About Having Kids?

I gotta say, even though I’m rarely surprised when a celebrity couple splits, I was pretty shocked when “Dexter”‘s Michael C. Hall and Jennifer Carpenter announced they were divorcing. They’d…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 4, 2011 - 1:00 pm