Posts tagged "relationship tip"

Study: Husbands Are Happiest When Wives Earn As Much — Or More — Money

A wife bringing home the bacon isn't the death knoll of a relationship that it has been made out to be. According to a new survey of 1,000 married couples over age 25 by MONEY magazine, husbands are actually happier when on equal financial footing with their wives.

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 2, 2014

The Most Common Relationship Issues According To The Editor Of The New York Times’ “Modern Love”

"There are broad subjects with a lot of areas to explore, but what I continually get is stories about Facebook during midlife marriage stress. People in their thirties, forties, fifties, experiencing a lack of passion, claustrophobia, kids taking all your attention, and the kind of fantasizing that Facebook brings out in them." --Daniel Jones, editor…

By: Ami Angelowicz / January 20, 2014

Guys, Please Don’t Quote “Batman” In Your Breakup Text

In case you needed a reminder, it's widely considered poor etiquette to plagiarize a breakup text message. Especially from a scene in "The Dark Knight Rises." Especially if the woman you're dumping has seen the movie. In fact, just don't send a breakup text at all. There are other ways to get the job done.

By: Ami Angelowicz / January 4, 2014

Life After Dating: 22 Realistic Relationship Resolutions

So you've finally found The One (or at least The One For The Foreseeable Future) and you've committed to a serious relationship. Now what? In our new weekly column, Life After Dating, women discuss the unique joys and challenges of coupledom. This time of year it's natural to think about starting fresh and making changes, and…

By: Carine Miller-Shelton / December 30, 2013

9 Crazy Ways To Remind Your Partner That Sex Is Supposed To Be Fun

A depressing new study conducted at the University of Toronto explored couples' real motivations to have sex. Researches found that they were able to group peoples' reasons for doing the deed into two categories: approach ("I want to increase intimacy" or "I want to feel better about myself") or avoidance ("I don't want to feel…

By: The Frisky / October 24, 2013

4 Tips For Transitioning Your Expiration Date Relationship To Something Long-Term

If you’ve been in a relationship with an expiration date—a romantic situation that can come up when two people decide to explore their connection in the face of something like an upcoming move—you’ve probably daydreamed about having just a little more time with your lover. But it can be surprisingly difficult to transition from just-till-you-go…

By: Camille Guillot / October 14, 2013

Dating Don’ts: 12 Things To Know About Dating A Musician

A few years ago, I had to swear off dating musicians. I'd been dating them since high school, both casual guitar-noodlers and career musicians who had songs on CW shows and their faces on T-shirts. Again and again I'd fall for the sensitive guitar player who wears eyeliner ... and again and again the same…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 7, 2013