Why Happy Couples Post Less About Their Relationships On Social Media

Once upon a time, you'd solidify your adolescent relationship with a shout-out in an AIM profile. Now that we're in the era of "Facebook official" and selfie statuses, it's pretty clear that the comfort we take in being able to definitively label our relationships — something which can often feel so uncertain and be communicated poorly.

Now, it's becoming increasingly common to frequently post about your relationship (and life). If it's not online, you don't have proof that it happened.

Dating A Person Who Is Constantly Being "Difficult"

No one said relationships would be easy but no one said they had to be difficult either.  During the course of your dating career you'll run across some people that aren't the easiest to get a long with.  Everyone has bad days. Everyone goes through rough patches. You’ve been there yourself. Someone you care about is overwhelmed or stressed to the point of snippiness and name-calling, or worse, a complete meltdown.

4 Foundations Needed To Build A Healthy Relationship

Building a strong relationship with the one you love isn’t your responsibility alone. It takes two to have a relationship; therefore it also takes two to have a strong relationship. Unfortunately, many people who are dating don’t realize that their participation has a lot of weight on their relationship.

That causes most of them to suffer, or even have to experience bad breakups just because they aren’t exercising their part. If you’re having such a problem with your significant other, this post may be able to help you guys in some cases.

Showing Affection Without Seeming Needy Or Clingy

If you're like me, when you're in love or in like you have to touch the person.  I don't care if I have just my pinky toe touching your leg, if you're next to me I wanna feel you.  This type of affection isn't always met with rave reviews or reciprocated.  So whats a person to do? Of course you go through the period of a new relationship is all about getting to know an unfamiliar person you allowed to enter your life, and chances are you want to spend time with them 24/7. It’s romantic, it’s exhilarating, it’s passionate – and it makes you incredibly nervous.

Study Reveals Why Couples Like To Kiss In Public

What do you think when you see couples making out so hard it looks like they’re eating each other’s faces off? Ugh don't nobody want to see all that, get a room! But also – they must be madly in love! Well… you’re wrong about that.

A new study published in the Journal of Sex Research reveals that people engage in public displays of affection (PDAs) to have a better image.

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’.