7 Questions People Ask When You're Dating A Twin

I dated a guy who had a twin once and while it was a great and sometimes educational experience for me, it seemed to bring out the stupid in a lot of people I knew. Dating someone who is an identical twin is kind of like going out with a celebrity: not many have done it, yet most feel strangely comfortable asking you invasive questions about it. But as the song goes, give the people what they want. As someone who has been in a relationship with an identical twin for several years, here are the questions I'm asked most… and their answers.

Can you tell them apart?

How Happy Couples Handle Fights About Sex, Money and Quality Time

You know that couple so perfect for each other you’d swear they’ve never had a fight? Chances are good that they’ve battled it out before.

The truth is, no matter how healthy your relationship is, fighting—or at least encountering conflict—is pretty much a guarantee, says Franklin Porter, Ph.D., a couples’ therapist in New York City.

Still, we have this notion that fighting is bad, which isn’t necessarily the case, says Porter. 

6 Guys Talk About Sex Issues That Ended Their Relationships

Regularly having sex is one of the many habits that happy couples swear by to maintain a healthy relationship. On the flipside, a damaged sex life can be a big reason why a troubled relationship ultimately fails. 

“There’s no question that sex can be the one thing that can make or break a relationship,” says Malcolm Jackson, Ph.D, a Detroit based-area sex therapist and psychologist. “In my experience, there is no other issue that hits as close to people’s inherent sense of self-esteem or shame.”

7 Benefits of Holding Hands With Your Partner

Holding hands is something that we see and do every day. It can signify friendship, love, or marriage. Yet this common behavior triggers chemical reactions in our minds that make us feel loved, happy, cared for, and respected.

5 Tips For Dating While Unemployed

Even with a million degrees, training certificates, and a barber license you can find yourself out of work.  It happens. And it happens to good people. We get fired, laid off, or decide it’s time to move on to the next job. This can be good news or scary, but either way life goes on and you don’t want your love life to stop just because you’re in ‘job transition’.

Gay Couple Ends Christmas Tree Decorating With Surprise Proposal

Nothing brings people together quite like the holidays.  There's lots of love and usually plenty of gift giving.  What better gift to get after you finish decking the halls than an engagement ring!  In a video posted to Facebook that has since gone viral we see Jerrell Williams proposing to his long time beau Ryan Dillbert in a video that will surely bring you to tears.  Congrats to the lovely couple.  We wish them best! 

Improving Your Next Relationship While You're Still Single

We’ve all been in a relationship that seems doomed. Maybe one person gives everything they have while the other just tries to take everything that they can. Perhaps both partners just stopped trying. Either way, there IS hope for those singles to better themselves and better the quality of their love lives. Here are a few ways to improve your next relationship.

Denying Sex From Your Partner

For some sex is a big deal, for others not so much.  Wherever you fall on the spectrum of when you have to have it, you want to make sure you are inline with your partner.  Sometimes for various reasons a person can want to withhold sex from their partner.  Sometimes its for punishment, other times its because they aren't feeling it.  There may be other underlying issues such as past sexual abuse or depresssion.  So is it ever ok to deny sex to your partner?

What To Do When Your Partner Doesn't Treat You Like A Priority

“Why am I not a priority in my partner’s life?” If you don’t feel like he’s putting you first in your relationship, keep reading. Especially if he’s always on your mind, shouldn’t you always be on his? After all, you should always be on his mind if he really loves you, right?  Isn’t that’s how things are supposed to be?

We Only Fall in Love with 3 People in Our Lifetime—Each One for a Specific Reason

“Love is just a word until someone comes along and gives it meaning.” ~ Unknown

It’s Been Said That We Really Only Fall In Love With Three People In Our Lifetime.

Yet, it’s also believed that we need each of these loves for a different reason.

Often our first is when we are young, in high school even. It’s the idealistic love—the one that seems like the fairytales we read as children.