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Previews for a showdown between Kenny & Lee marked a dark turn for Rachel's season of "The Bachelorette." (Image Credit: YouTube/Bachelor Nation on ABC)

Bachelorette Review: Weddings In Wisconsin & More Of Racist, "Alternative Facts" Lee

Due to racist Lee, the night continues to devolve into another series of stereotypes, as the non-Black bachelors in the house get into it with the Read...
Jagger Blaec    |   06.20.17   |   SHARE
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You and your partner need to connect over more than scheduling and chore lists. Here are some fun ways to stay in the romance zone. (Image Credit: Mariah Sharp aka @mightymooseart)

11 Ways To Connect With Your Partner When You’re Busy, Broke, Or Both

This week in Love Lessons, connecting with your partner over something more exciting than laundry. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   05.4.17   |   SHARE
Love Lessons
Slow and steady really does win the relationship race.

Why Jumping Into A Relationship Isn't A Good Idea

“Slow and steady wins the race.” It's a phrase I learned back when I was rocking pigtails and a Spice Girls sticker-book was my most prized Read...
Jessica Wendroff    |   03.13.17   |   SHARE
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Me, My Parents, Fox News, And A Screaming Match — Being An Adult Is Complicated

Becoming an adult didn’t magically open me up to their world and their psyche as I thought it would. Even having children of my own did little to Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   12.27.16   |   SHARE
Families
People tend to attract partners in their complementary attachment style in almost all of their romantic relationships. (Image: Thinkstock)

Are You And Your Partner Romantically Compatible?

Imagine you just went out with someone that you like, and have been out with a few times, but that you’re still not quite sure where things are Read...
Erin McKelle    |   09.22.16   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
"I feel an intellectual connection with him and he appreciates me for me. He doesn’t seem like a game player like most of the guys my age."

Ask Erin: Is It A Bad Idea To Get Romantically Involved With My Friend’s Dad?

Dear Erin, I’m 23 years old. I’ve been in and out of bad relationships for about three years. Lately, I sort of cleaned house and got rid of the men Read...
Erin Khar    |   08.19.16   |   SHARE
Ask Erin
"Having a partner does offer a certain amount of comfort and validation, but doing the intense external work around body acceptance has been less pressing for me in that context." Image: Thinkstock

Is It Easier To Be Fat And Proud When You're In A Relationship?

In 2007, Kate Harding wrote, "I’ve noticed that a lot of the people I see writing confidently and persuasively about body acceptance are married or Read...
Allison McCarthy    |   08.15.16   |   SHARE
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When you’re living with roommates, almost all of the house is “communal space” in which you sort of have to be ready to interact with someone at any time. Image: Thinkstock.

5 Ways To Manage Your Mental Illness When You Live With Friends

My roommates [...] weren't aware that I live with bipolar disorder until a few weeks after I first moved in. In the month or so since, I’ve learned a Read...
Matt Joseph Diaz    |   08.12.16   |   SHARE
Minds