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 […]
Ah, love: It can make us blind. That is, until the rose-tinted glasses come off, and you see your partner for what they really are: human.
Like you, your significant other is bound to have a few quirks. Maybe you overlooked the way he has to tuck his napkin into his shirt and slurp spaghetti like a 5-year-old (in public), or the way she leaves unfolded laundry in the basket for days after it’s been washed. But sometimes minor habits can […]