Elizabeth Laura Nelson

Elizabeth Laura Nelson

Bio

Elizabeth lives in Brooklyn with her two daughters, occasional mice and innumerable to-do lists. She runs a nine-minute mile, bakes a mean chocolate chip cookie, and can always be persuaded to get up and sing at a karaoke bar. Follow her on Twitter.

Elizabeth Laura Nelson Articles

Reading in bed together, while it might not be a major milestone — like marriage or having children — truly is a significant event in a relationship.

How Reading In Bed Together Can Be Hotter Than Having Sex

Reading in bed together, while it might not be a major milestone — like marriage or having children — truly is a significant event in a relationship.

Read...
Photo by Andrik Langfield on Unsplash

What Your Relationship Attachment Style Says About You

Are you anxious or avoidant? Secure or preoccupied? Here’s how to tell — and why it matters. Read...
Of course, you should feel comfortable in your relationship. But there’s a difference between happy-comfortable and miserable-comfortable.

Are You Stuck In A Comfort Relationship?

The "comfort relationship": Sometimes we get comfortable being uncomfortable.

Read...
Admit it — you’ve done most of these things that make people hate you.

7 Things You’re Doing That Make People Hate You

If you constantly find that you’re rubbing people the wrong way, take a look at this list and consider if you’re doing any of the following seven things.

Read...
The only thing worse than being in a bad mood, is dealing with someone else’s bad mood.

9 Things To Do When Your Partner’s In A REALLY Bad Mood

The only thing worse than being in a bad mood, is dealing with someone else’s bad mood.

Read...
We’ve probably all heard it a million times: relationships are hard work. (Photo by Mahkeo on Unsplash)

Relationships Are Supposed To Get Easier, Not Harder

We’ve probably all heard it a million times: relationships are hard work.

Read...
Taking care of yourself and conquering your people-pleasing ways doesn’t give you license to stop caring about other people’s feelings — especially your partner’s.

Is Your People Pleasing Personality Killing Your Relationship?

The problem with people pleasing: You’re trying so hard to be good. So how come you feel so bad?

Read...
Photo by Shanique Wright on Unsplash

Why You Need To Stop Talking About Your Relationship

Is it possible that talking about your relationship less could actually be the key to making it better? Sometimes, stop talking and just let yourselves be.

Read...
People love giving me advice but I'm begging you, these are things I never want to hear again.

8 Things I Never Want To Hear, Ever Again

As a person who writes about relationships for a living, I might be one of the people least in need of all this well-meaning advice, which usually amounts to clichés and can even veer into the territory of outright insults. What I need – what most of us need – is for people to hear me, and to trust me.

Read...
Being a mother is complicated.

If You Say You’ve Never Regretted Having Kids, You’re Lying

No regrets about having kids? Maybe it’s time we all came clean.

Read...