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 […]
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 […]
We’ve all been there — eating pints of ice cream, belting out Kelly Clarkson’s “Stronger” while in our Snuggie and looking through old photos of happier times. There is no denying that getting over someone who made your life awesome and full of dancing butterflies proves to be one of life’s greatest challenges. But in the […]
Are you currently in an unhappy relationship? There may not be anything that is more draining than being with a partner who makes you feel miserable. This isn’t such a big concern if you just started dating the guy and you can just move on to the next one, but what if you’re living together? […]
How do you find the person you are going to marry? There is no shortcut and sometimes finding your life partner can come with a lot of trial and error. As people continue to search for the one, they may have blinded themselves to the steps that they can take as an unattached individual. The right […]
Breaking up with someone is hard to do. No matter what your reasons may be, the end of any relationship signifies the start of a new chapter in your life. My parents would always stress to me that just because you found a partner that you could not become complacent. To be the right partner takes […]
Relationships are a lot of work. What might be even more work however, is learning to love yourself again and moving on after a relationship ends. Our writer shares tips to help you move on after a relationship ends and the strength that comes from that.
Summer used to be a thing to look forward to, filled with days at the pool or lake, beach trips. Careless days spent being mindlessly idle, planning future endeavors, visiting family, but at quarter life, it’s an entirely different beast all together. Everyone and their mom is getting married. Well, not to each other, because that’s illegal and highly frowned upon in society, but seriously, everyone—I mean everyone—is getting married.
Online dating, like most things, has evolved greatly these last few years. Well, I guess it hasn’t evolved, but rather our attitudes as a society towards the idea of it has. As little as three years ago, admitting to being on a dating website wasn’t a popular choice. People would act as though you just […]
Do you have a relationship dilemma that needs a balanced perspective? Just in time for Valentine’s Day, our most popular series returns next month. The highly anticipated “He Said, She Said” advice column is back, and we want to hear from you!
Now that I’m in my mid-twenties, I’ve noticed a common trend among many others my age: the desire to be in a relationship. People who, up until now, enjoyed being single and playing the field are now interested in finding someone special and committing to them. Whether it’s from watching others their age do the […]
Just last night at a large community event, my aunt grabbed my arm and pleadingly asked, “When are you inviting me to your wedding?” It was the way she asked that made it worse. It was both pathetic and full of pity, as though what she was really saying was, “Tell me I’m not related […]
Once, not too long ago, I started a blog of my own about what it meant to be 25. You see, when I was 16 years old, 25 was ancient. I remember standing alongside my Indian mother, judging those girls that were still single. “How had they still not managed to find everlasting love? Obviously, they’re defective,” might […]
This week we have a question that gently touches three different aspects of relationships. One of which is the dreaded ‘friend zone’, best described in popular culture as a platonic relationship that contains no romantic entanglements. This stems from one of the parties involved wanting more, while the other does not. Though many talk about the […]