Posts tagged Love

Mind-reading: Yes, women want it. Here’s why you should try.

Women are happiest when the man in their life can tell when they are upset- and makes an effort to find out why. Read more.

Gossip can be good for you (when it’s not about you)

Listen to this: A certain type of gossip can be a good thing for you and your date.

Touch, relationships and public displays of affection

Touching is tied to several components of a healthy relationship. It is so influential that even watching someone being touched can cause the same reaction as if we were touched ourselves. At what point in your relationship do you consider public displays of affection acceptable?

Relationship Advice: Why do those that love you make promises they can’t keep?

Romantic promises have the instant benefit of making one feel like the other truly loves and cares for them. The risk is what happens when that promise is not fulfilled, or flat out broken. We have all come in contact with people who promise something with all the love and authenticity in their heart, and then completely forget about it the very next day. What gives?

Dating Advice: Do you have unrealistic expectations for a relationship?

Unrealistic expectations are biased notions of how one should behave. Common clues include words “should,” “always,” and “never;” these reflect rules that can often undermine love in relationships. Do you have too many rules?

As yet another celebrity marriage bites the dust, one wonders if these two actually talked about the realities of the future more than the endorsements for the wedding ceremony. What can dating couples learn from Kris and Kim’s demise? What are some myths about love that can upend any relationship?

Do you follow your own relationship advice?

When I read the eHarmony community boards, I see a lot of great advice given by members. But do you follow your own advice? Knowing the right thing to do in relationships and actually choosing to do it are not always tied together. Find out why.

When dating, how long do you wait for the ring?

If you were dating someone you wanted to marry, how long would you wait for the ring before you started to wonder whether your partner was ever going to propose?

Your First Fight

September 30, 2011

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What happens when the honeymoon ends and marital conflict begins? You might question the love between you two, and whether it was a mistake to get married. But don’t panic yet. Here’s how to spot and avoid red flags in conflict.

When do you know if your relationship is exclusive (without asking)?

Many of you might think the only way to confirm that you are in an exclusive relationship is to sit your partner down, take an impressive deep breath and launch the phrase “So… where do you see us going?” What are clues that someone can use to verify their relationship is serious- without “the conversation”?