There’s a reason “Breaking Up Is Hard To Do” is still such a popular song decades later — it’s so true. Breaking up with someone isn’t easy. Sure, there are debates about whether it’s better to be the dumper or the dumpee but, the truth is, either way is pretty difficult. But if you realize […]
Finding relationship advice is hard — scratch that, finding good relationship advice is hard. The truth is, relationship advice is everywhere. It’s all over the internet, it’s in so many magazines, and you’re probably getting it from your family and friends — maybe even from people you hardly know. But just because someone is putting relationship advice out there, doesn’t mean it’s worth taking. Even when someone means well, they don’t always know or understand what’s […]
By Lea Rose Emery
Issues from past relationships can be hard to shake — and that’s OK. You’re allowed to feel confused, hurt, or angry about a relationship that’s gone wrong. What is important is that you don’t let that negative energy turn toxic and start affecting how you view all relationships.
By Amanda Chatel
Once upon a time, back in our parents and grandparents era, people dated, fell in love (sometimes), got married, and had kids. But that’s no longer the path everyone takes. Marriage continues to be on the decline and relationships come in many shapes and sizes today. While this is beautiful in so many ways, it does make dating way more complicated. There’s a lot more to consider now when you want to make sure you and someone you’re getting […]
By Suzannah Weiss
What’s the most important factor in a long-distance relationship? “The level of connectedness for a long distance relationship must rival that of those couples who have the luxury of being together,” bestselling author and relationship expert Susan Winter tells Bustle. “Long-distance couples must work double duty to make sure they’re sensitive to their partners’ needs.
When Alex Dobrenko and Lauren Wilde first embarked on a long-distance relationship, they didn’t know what to expect. Over the three years […]