Relationships

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11 Subtle Signs You’ve Given Up Trying In Your Relationship

Researchers say that the average relationship hits the ‘comfort zone’ phase after 11 months and 24 days. Read...
Elizabeth Laura Nelson    |   04.17.19   |   SHARE
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Maybe you’ve noticed your partner feeling and acting stressed out. In a relationship, people often have different sensitivity levels to stress.

Is Your Partner Stressed Out?

This article first appeared on The Good Men Project and has Read...
Alicia Muñoz of The Good Men Project    |   02.13.19   |   SHARE
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We experience anxiety very differently, but we can help each other in a way I have never experienced before.

My Partner & I Both Have Anxiety; It's Made Our Relationship Stronger

We experience anxiety very differently, but we can help each other in a way I have never experienced before. Read...
Gabrielle Sorto    |   11.30.18   |   SHARE
Minds
image credit: Virgie Tovar via Instagram

Take The Cake: Stop Shaming Indirect Communication

I’ve been ashamed of my indirect communication style for a really long time. Recently I realized that I was done feeling shame for the way I navigate Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   11.8.18   |   SHARE
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Stick It To The Homophobes: Why My Lesbian Wedding Will Be Unapologetically Over-The-Top

I suddenly understood why I felt this intense pressure to make my lesbian wedding so wildly spectacular — to stick to the homophobes. Read...
Zara Barrie    |   10.5.18   |   SHARE
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(Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)

Ask Erin: My Ex-Girlfriend Is Giving Me Mixed Signals 

She told me that her feelings are gone and never coming back. Until the day when she moved out, and now my girlfriend is giving me mixed signals. Read...
Erin Khar   |   10.3.18   |   SHARE
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When I told my friends, family, and therapist we were back together, they were worried.

Put It In Writing: Using A Contract To Heal My Relationship

When I told my friends, family, and therapist we were back together, they were worried. That’s when we had the idea to write up a contract. Read...
Liz Presson    |   09.27.18   |   SHARE
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These are your House Rules for Arguments, and they will help you outwit the silent treatment.

Why The Silent Treatment Is Never A Good Idea — And How To Better Communicate Instead

These are your House Rules for Arguments, and they will help you outwit the silent treatment. Someone needs to lead by example in this relationship. Read...
Gina Binder of Your Tango    |   08.24.18   |   SHARE
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