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Communication Is Different From Punishment

Communication Is Different From Punishment

When we get upset in a relationship, it really comes from a place of fear – fear that someone or something isn’t going according to plan. So we react by trying to regain control of the situation. And one of the most common – and also most damaging – ways that we do that is […]

Are You In A Relationship With A Sociopath?

Are You In A Relationship With A Sociopath?

This isn’t the kind of article that you write every day. But I do have some firsthand experience dating, and almost marrying, a sociopath. We met on Tinder. It wasn’t love at first swipe for me, but it definitely seemed to be for him. In our whirlwind romance, I was pregnant within a year, engaged, […]

Happiness Is A Culture

Happiness Is A Culture

Great minds have always debated the true key to happiness. What do you need to be happy? Some say fame, others say fortune; still others search in vain for a fountain of youth.  Ours is a culture of wants and needs — and most of us convince ourselves that once we get what it is […]

Relationship Goals? – Let’s Touch It A Little Deeper

Relationship Goals? – Let’s Touch It A Little Deeper

Whether you only just became exclusive or have been with your S.O. for years, chances are your relationship could benefit from a January reboot. Of course, every couple is different–but we asked relationship experts to reveal the top New Year’s resolutions they think most duos could tap to make their connections stronger. Read on for six ways […]

Stories Of Women Who Left Abusive Relationships

Stories Of Women Who Left Abusive Relationships

Emotional abuse is a stealthy shape-shifter. At first, a new partner might make grand romantic gestures and say they want to be with you all the time. But underlying their behavior is an attempt to manipulate you. Maybe they slowly start criticizing your style, urge you not to hang with your friends, or try to make you […]

Narcissistic Abuse Is The Scary New Kind Of Emotional Abuse

Narcissistic Abuse Is The Scary New Kind Of Emotional Abuse

Have you ever known someone who thinks they’re better and more important than everyone else in the world? Not only are they totally self-absorbed, but they lack empathy for others: Their own feelings, opinions, and desires are the only things that matter. If this description reminds you of anyone you’ve ever met, you’ve likely crossed […]

Single, Over 30, Living Life On My Terms

Single, Over 30, Living Life On My Terms

Can a woman really be single and happy? It’s ridiculous that we’re even asking this question. (And we’re asking it rhetorically; the answer is a resounding yes.) Because even in 2018, there’s a tendency for people to assume that if you’re female and without a steady partner, you must be unhappy, weird, or halfway to being a […]

How To Protect Your Kid From Fortnight Scams

How To Protect Your Kid From Fortnight Scams

You were just getting used to your kid’s obsession with Fortnite, and now, all you hear about is V-Bucks. V-Bucks, like Robux on Roblox, are Fortnite’s in-game currency. Players use them to buy the fun “skins” (characters and outfits) and “emotes” (those hilarious dances like “Flossing” and “Take the L”) that kids will say they totallyneed to make Fortnite even cooler. For the record: […]

How to Manage Workaholism

How to Manage Workaholism

It goes by many names: the hustle, the grind, going all in. Entrepreneurs wear their long work hours, dark under-eye circles and stress-induced weight fluctuations like badges of honor. We look up to these people, who sacrifice such things as weekends and a good night’s rest, as the dedicated few willing to do what it […]

Speaking Against The Powerful Form Of Emotional Abuse On Social Media

Speaking Against The Powerful Form Of Emotional Abuse On Social Media

Yes, being overweight can be harmful to your physical health. But the stigma attached to it can be equally or even more harmful to mental health. Influencer Dana Falsetti is speaking out about this issue, and she wants everyone who’s experience body shaming because of their weight to know they’re not alone. “I’m no longer […]