7 relationship experts reveal the questions you should avoid asking at all costs on a first date | Business Insider interview
First dates can be a communication minefield.
On the one hand, you want to present the best version of yourself to someone who could potentially be your boyfriend or girlfriend. You want to get past the awkward “ small talk” and figure out whether the two of you are compatible.
But on the other hand, you don’t want to get too invasive. While there’s no set rulebook for how to act on a […]
There’s a reason they call a love interest a “crush,”–it crushes you. Okay, maybe that’s a bit dramatic, but many of our crushes remain in the land of unrequited love because they rarely come to fruition in a fulfilling way. In theory, the goal isn’t to crush, it’s to be in mutual like. Being the only person pining for another in a connection can make you feel desperate and pathetic. So here are some signs that you need to cut your losses and […]
7 relationship experts reveal their favorite questions to avoid awkward small talk on a first date | Business Insider interview
By: Allana Akhtar
Making small talk can be awkward — especially on a first date.
Simply asking “So, what do you do?” isn’t going to lead to the meaningful conversations you want to have on a first date to ensure there’ll be another one.
To help break the ice with a stranger on a first date, Business Insider asked seven relationship experts from across the country to reveal their favorite questions to ask on a first date.
While many of them had a […]
Here’s the thing about burnout. It’s sneaky. It kind of creeps up on you so that you know that you’re miserable, but you just can’t really pinpoint why. And since burnout is so often associated with work-related matters, you might assume that those blah feelings festering inside of you are because of a micro-managing boss, not the person you promised to spend the rest of your life with.
What does it mean to burn out? As Psychology Today explained, “burnout usually […]
Once you’re in a relationship, getting into the flow of things may cause you to overlook some of your own behaviors, including how you treat your partner.
If not realized or addressed, it’s possible some of your actions or words could alienate your partner or cause them to feel resentment toward you.
Spending all of your free time with your spouse, for example, could indicate you’re codependent and smothering them, and being on your phone constantly […]