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I love you -- three little words packed with meaning. But if your significant other isn't ready to hear it, those words can send a relationship into an awkward tailspin. So, when should you utter the magic expression?
So, you've been seeing each other for a few months now and you think he might be Mr. Right (or at least Mr. Long-Term). Does that mean it's time to introduce him to your parents? How and when should you do it?
So, you're dating a new girl and wondering if and when to bring her around your buddies. Should you do it at the next meet-up or wait for your official engagement (if any) to avoid a hassle? We've got the pros and cons.
You've got the ring and planned your proposal, but if you're girlfriend and her family are the traditional types, don't forget the next step. What should you know before you ask her father for her hand in marriage?
You've been with your girlfriend for a while now, and you're convinced that you're ready to spend the rest of your life with her. Once you've gotten a ring and spoken to her parents, how do you go about popping the question?
There's nothing like a romantic dinner with a new love. In fact, the mere setting could move you to blurt, "I love you." But what if you're met with a "Gee, thanks" or silence, rather than the hoped-for "I love you, too"? Here's what to do next.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Before we plunk down our hard-earned money, we consumers like to know that we'll be happy with our purchases. But do couples who choose to live together before marriage doom their unions from the start?