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What if he/she says 'I love you' too soon?

"I love you." Those three little words can convey so much -- and uttering them at the wrong time could convey that you're a bit needy. It may not be a dealbreaker, but it is a big red flag.


How to Propose to Your Boyfriend

It's the 21st century and old-fashioned rules have gone the way of the corset. So, if you and your guy are the unconventional type, why not ask for his hand in marriage? See more »

10 Tips for Meeting Your Boyfriend's Parents

As you're getting ready to snuggle on the sofa to watch a movie with your boyfriend, he turns to you and suggests dinner with his parents that weekend. No need to a panic, we've got 10 tips to make sure it goes smoothly. See more »

5 Tips for Meeting Your Girlfriend's Parents

Meeting your girlfriend's parents is a big deal -- chances are it means you're officially crossing the threshold into long-term expectations. It's often a nerve-racking experience, but if you come prepared, you can make a good first impression. See more »

How to Balance Baseball With Your Girlfriend

Is your girlfriend on the losing end of a competition with your love of baseball? Here's what you need to do. See more »

How to Explain Football to Your Girlfriend

Football isn't just a competition on the gridiron. It can be a battle between couples, too. But, men, if you take the time to explain the game to your girlfriend, you might end up with a fellow fanatic. See more »

How do you know when you're in love?

Have you been shot with Cupid's arrow, or are you experiencing lust or infatuation? Let's check your symptoms. See more »

10 Facebook Faux Pas in New Relationships

Chances are you and your new partner both have accounts and many friends on Facebook. What etiquette will help you avoid embarrassing yourself on the site as your relationship develops? See more »

How to Know If You're Ready to Move In Together

In any romance, there are pivotal firsts -- first kiss, first fight, first vacation as a couple. If everything is on-track, you might be considering another big step: moving in together. Just don't do it to halve your rent. See more »

10 Steps to a More Intimate Relationship

At some point in your life, you may have met someone who became your most intimate friend or romantic partner almost instantly. But not every relationship starts off on such connected territory, and the ones that do don't always stay that way. How can you make your relationship more intimate? See more »

10 Reasons Why Long-distance Relationships Just Don't Work

Beyond the first few months of giddy affection, few romantic relationships are easy. Some look that way, but usually that's because two people are putting in a lot of work behind the scenes. Long-distance relationships are even harder. See more »