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4 Toxic Personalities You Should Steer Clear of

We all relish a good love story about the couple who “just knew” within minutes of meeting each other that they were meant to be together. They moved in and got married quickly. Years later, they’re still holding hands and eating off each other’s plates. But most of us also…

How Dating is Like Dog-Sitting

A few years ago, I said goodbye to my childhood dog. She’d been my faithful companion for the majority of my life, always there when I needed her. It was hard to let go. At that time, I was living in a rental house with two other girls and no…

9 Things to Never Do in the First Month of Dating

The first month of dating is an exciting one. And in that excitement, it’s easy to jump ahead and make some big dating mistakes. Here are nine things to avoid doing in the first month of dating: 1. Make plans for the distant future. Here’s a rule you can steal…

15 Ways to Improve Your Dating Life ASAP

Being single can be extremely fun and extremely frustrating—sometimes on the same day. So what words would you use to describe your dating life right now? Delighted? Discouraged? The fact is, everyone can use some fresh ideas and fresh inspiration to reinvigorate the dating process. Start with these: Reach out…

7 Ways to Have a Healthy Relationship with Stepchildren

Few literary characters elicit more fear and loathing than the wicked stepmother or the cruel stepfather. Stepchildren are no picnic either, judging from the stories we tell ourselves. So if you’ve embarked on a relationship with someone who has children, you may be feeling anxious about what comes next. Never…

“Check, Please!” The Big 5 Dating Deal Breakers

During the first few weeks of the year, online dating sites like this one see their highest levels of traffic, as many single people resolve to start or resume their search for a partner. So in terms of sheer numbers, it’s an optimal time to dive into the dating pool.…

7 Reasons You’re Attracted to Jerks

Your parents taught you not to call people names, like “jerk.” But let’s be honest, some people have earned this label for good reason. If you’ve had bad luck in relationships, you might feel like a jerk magnet. Somehow, they keep finding you. But there’s a more plausible explanation—YOU are…

How Dating is Like a Spy Thriller

Picture this: there’s a full moon on a dark night, you arrive at the scheduled meeting place with little more than a picture and a few pertinent facts about the person you’re meeting. When you enter, you scan, looking for signs of recognition, looking for someone who is also looking…