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5 great conversation starters to make small talk more natural

Good small-talking is an underrated skill. Take a look at our top five conversation starters to help you practice more comfortable and confident small talk.
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Let it go to voice mail again? What to do about phone anxiety

Do you get uneasy when the phone rings? You're not alone. Let's talk about fear of chatting and what to do about it.
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5 helpful solutions to try when you’re feeling left out by friends

There's no way around it: humans are social creatures. Sometimes, people can feel left out by their friends, and that can be painful. Here's how to address it.
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What you need to know about intimacy in a relationship

Intimacy can be hard to find and maintain in a romantic relationship. Although every relationship is different, there are a few important general guidelines.
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4 great outdoor date activities to try before it gets too hot

More people are leaving their homes and looking for some outdoor fun. Plan a date now with your special someone before the temperatures (and crowds) swell.
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8 warning signs you shouldn’t trust a so-called friend

An unreliable or untrustworthy friend can hurt our long-term well-being. But how do you know if they can't be trusted? Look out for these eight warning signs.
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3 useful tips to deal with a jealous friend more effectively

Jealousy between friends can be extremely toxic. Here are some tips and tactics for both recognizing and addressing jealous behavior when it causes problems.
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The secret to finding and keeping friendships as an adult

Making new friends can be difficult as an adult. Learn how to do it, why it's important, and how to know when it's time to let go of an old friend.
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5 amazing Father’s Day gift ideas your dad will love

How many golf clubs and neckties does your father really need? Put the fun back in Father's Day with these five unusual and thoroughly enjoyable gift ideas.
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6 thoughtful Father’s Day activities to do when you’ve lost your dad

Holidays can be tough if you've lost someone, and that certainly applies to Father's Day. Here are six easy ways to honor your dad in his absence.
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4 fun virtual date ideas you probably haven’t tried

Dating can be challenging when it happens through a screen. We've curated four virtual date ideas you may not have tried before, to help you spice it up.
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New to town? 3 ways to get involved in the community

This is how to get involved in the community when you're new to town.
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3 amazing spring date ideas that you can do outside

Spring is a wonderful time for romance and dating, but sometimes the familiar ideas like picnics can seem a little cliche. Try these fresh date ideas instead.
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How to apologize to someone you’ve hurt so they know you mean it

Apologizing for a mistake can be difficult. But it can make all the difference in a relationship -- if done correctly. Here's how to apologize like you mean it.
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Green gift ideas your mom will love this Mother’s Day

As awareness of our planet's health grows, so too does interest in sustainable products. Make Mother's Day gifts more thoughtful with a green gift for Mom.
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Dating apps are leaking your personal data to the highest bidder

Dating apps have made headlines recently for selling or failing to protect sensitive user information. Here's how to protect your personal data.
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4 Mother’s Day ideas that are better than gifts

Sometimes on Mother's Day, it's the little things that count most. Here are the best ways to show Mom you care, without the same old teddy bears and candy.
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Swipe right on these virtual dating tips

Virual dating can sometimes be a bit of a slog, especially in the social distancing era. But take heart: These date ideas can add the spark back to swiping.
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4 key tips to help make a long-distance relationship last

Long-distance relationships are not uncommon. If both partners are committed, there is no reason they can't work. Follow these 4 pieces of advice for success.
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Feeling jealous in your relationship? Here’s how to fix it

Figuring out the root cause of jealousy is the first step in fixing the problem. Here we go over the triggers of jealousy and how you can best address them.
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FOMO is real: What to do when you feel left out

Fear of missing out (FOMO) is getting more widespread in the age of social media. But what to do about it? These tips and tactics can help you work through it.
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5 small talk topics that keep the conversation flowing naturally

These days, it can be hard to find a safe conversation topic. These are several ways to create fun and engaging small talk—without resorting to the weather.
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3 incredible date ideas that are perfect for social distancing

These 3 socially distanced date ideas will get you off the couch, all while enjoying your date's company.
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How to avoid clashing with your partner during a stressful move

Moving is not fun, no matter the situation, and that can cause stress between you and your partner. Here's how to manage stress and conflict on moving day.
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How to deal with narcissistic parents effectively

Narcissists can inflict emotional and mental trauma on those around them. Unfortunately that can include children. Here's how to address narcissistic parenting.
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Try these useful tips to address jealousy in a long-distance relationship

Jealousy is common in many relationships, especially long-distance relationships. Follow these steps to understand emotions and communicate with your partner.
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Feeling jealous? How to avoid a toxic relationship

Jealousy can arrive quickly, but it sure can take its time leaving. Are you or your partner dealing with excessive jealousy? Here are some tips to address it.
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How to keep conversations fresh in a long-distance relationship

Good communication is a necessity in a long-term relationship. This is your guide to communicating the right way when there are big miles between partners.
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3 adorable virtual date ideas for new relationships

Virtual dating can quickly get repetitive. But a little creativity and a few common interests can go a long way. Check out these 3 adorable virtual date ideas.
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We need to talk: Tips for effective communication in relationships

Relationships are emotional, and communication is the key to keeping them strong and healthy. Here's how to perfect the art of communication with your partner.
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What to do when you’re anxious about feeling left out

Sometimes FOMO (fear of missing out) is real. If you've been excluded from a social gathering, it can be a triggering experience. Here's what to do about it.
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Why experts say communication in relationships is so crucial

Get the expert opinion on communication in relationships
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Small talk like a pro with this handy guide

Small talk can be awkward but it doesn’t have to be with this all-in-one guide
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How to keep jealousy from ruining your relationship

Jealousy is natural, but should never go unaddressed — here’s where to start
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FOMO is real – here’s how to overcome it

Facing FOMO? Here's how to deal with those feelings in a healthy way.