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‘Happy Couples’ on Facebook May Not Be as Happy as You Think

We all know that one power couple on Facebook whose selfies and gushy posts look and sound like one of the most picturesque relationships of all-time. But a new study published in the Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin states couples who amp up their “relationship visibility” are actually feeling insecure about their partner’s affections. In facts, studies show that the more they […]

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5 Summer Date Ideas to Get You Excited for the Heat

With the weather getting hotter, summer is the best time to add some heat to your relationship. Some of our amazing date ideas may be ones that you may have been waiting months to finally be able to do with your partner. But just in case you find yourself scrambling to think of some fun […]

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3 Conversations Every Engaged Couple Needs to Have

When planning to get married, there are a plethora of things on the “checklist” you might feel the need to accomplish before the big day. But if you don’t find yourself having vital conversations that every couple must have, you won’t find yourself enjoying what comes after walking down the aisle — especially when memories […]

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5 Reasons You Should Never Take Back a Cheater

April has been a tough month for love. From breakups to relationship shakeups in Hollywood, the start of spring has seen the good, the bad and the ugly, with plenty of month left to go. While a slew of celebrity couples broke off their relationships to much sadness from fans, one of the biggest headlines […]

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5 Budget-Friendly Tips to Plan Your Dream Wedding

While it might seem daunting at first, it is extremely easy to plan the wedding of your dreams to set up for the next stage of your life without burning a hole in your wallet.

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3 Budget-Friendly Ways Everyone Can Celebrate Valentine’s Day

As soon as the holiday season is over and Christmas decorations come down, the stores are stocked with Valentine’s Day merchandise. From cards to candy and flowers to jewelry, the costs can add up on showing the one you love just how much you love them. Which is why it is so important to keep […]

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How Not to Save Your Marriage: 3 Relationship Myths Debunked

While marriage can be a real blessing for some couples, it’s a hard reality when you have to admit things just aren’t working anymore. With the American Psychological Association reporting one in two couples file for divorce in the U.S. every year, sometimes the signs are so evident, there’s just no other way around it. […]

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7 Winter Date Ideas for Getting Cozy

As the temperature drops, it seems like our date options dwindle. Chances are, you aren’t going to picnic in a park or go for a bike ride with your significant other until spring.

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3 Betrayals That Are as Damaging as Infidelity

It was reported by an international study that over 60 percent of men and 45 percent of women have engaged in some behaviors of infidelity in the past. When this occurs in a relationship, the feeling of betrayal may be felt. Which means you could have first-hand experience in knowing that one of the most damaging […]

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3 Surefire Signs You’re Definitely Not Ready for Marriage

Reality TV shows and those couples you know who overshare on social media usually point to the idea that walking down the aisle with “the one” is evitable. And while you might dream of that day too with your partner, However, according to the American Psychological Association, 40 to 50 percent of marriages today will end […]

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Top 5 for 5: Alex Reveals His Best Relationship Advice

Alex Keobke has been a Contributor to The Hudsucker since 2014, and his thoughtful advice on life and relationships has been a staple of his writing. For his Top 5 for 5, he chooses to share the relationship advice that he finds most important.  One of the most influential areas of your life is the partner […]

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5 Reasons People Stay in Bad Relationships, According to Science

We’ve all seen the situation and it baffles you to the core: a spouse cheats on their partner, yet they remain the happy quintessential couple on your sunny neighborhood block. All looks normal on their relationship horizon, but a month or two later pass, and you hear they are heading on vacation, moving to a […]

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5 Romantic Spring Date Ideas Guaranteed to Blossom Your Relationship

After being curled up on the couch for months with Netflix and cozy blankets, we are happy to announce that spring has almost sprung. And with a new season of color and life comes ample opportunity to crawl out of our place of hibernation and soak in the beauty of a fresh new season. Aside […]

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5 TED Talks That Will Completely Refresh Your Outlook on Love

With the way life has been around the world lately, it wouldn’t hurt for us to add more love to the mix. From war, poverty, famine and the fight for human rights, the Burt Bacharach classic, “What The World Needs Now is Love” has never been more certifiable. Considered one of the most essential components […]

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8 Undeniable Red Flags of Incompatibility in a Relationship

When we seek out partners, we’re looking for someone who will be our true soul mate, our best friend — the who understands us to the core without us even uttering a word. But love and even marriage is not enough to guarantee that a relationship stands the test of time. Couples can be together for […]

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