Love and Relationships

Love and relationships are a major part of the human experience, but they mystify many of us. Learn what scientific research has to say about love, and get advice on creating and maintaining relationships.

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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.

Does living together before marriage lead to divorce?

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?

Top 10 Marriage Myths

With nearly half of all marriages ending in divorce, many couples are starting to re-evaluate their relationships. But before you start any heady analysis, it's important to know the facts from the myths when it comes to marriage.

Office Romances: Are They Ever A Good Idea?

Office romances can have positive and negative effects on the body, mind and soul. Learn more about office romances from HowStuffWorks.

Keep Your Relationship Off the Rocks: Tips From the Experts

Every relationship takes some work and effort to stay alive. Here are some tips to keep your relationship off the rocks, and on solid ground.

Give Her a Gift that Will Win Her Heart

Win her over by giving her a 'just because' gift. It doesn't have to be expensive, but it has to be heartfelt. Learn how to find the perfect gift that will make her gush.

Surviving Your Mate's Midlife Crisis

Your husband used to be your rock — upright and honest — but lately has become a selfish scoundrel. Learn about why he's going through a midlife crisis and what you can do to make sure your marriage survives.

The Magic of a Kiss: Legends and Myths

Why are kisses surrounded by legends and myths? Learn about the origins of two traditional kissing legends.

Your First Kiss Experience

Most people's first kiss is a memorable experience -- for better or for worse. Read some fellow readers' stories of their first kisses.

Love, Marriage and Relationships: A Teen Perspective

Marriage is a hot topic, and part of defining when it is socially accepted to get married or to predict how long a marriage will last is to look at teen marriage. Get a different perspective of marriage through a teenager in this article.

One Teen's Perspective on Dating

Teenagers are no different when it comes to dating. Check out this interesting perspective on teenage dating.

Teens and Dating

As if puberty isn't sometimes confusing enough, this is also the time most teenagers start dating. Gain insight into teen dating with the help of this article.

Getting Him From I Love You To I Do

You're more than ready to walk down the aisle, so why is it taking him so long to pop the question? These facts can help wanna-be brides choose a man who's the marrying kind and nurture a relationship toward bended knee.

Pickup Lines That Work: Or Will They?

Pickup lines are daring and risky -- they could get you a giggle or a slap in the face. If you're willing to take a chance, try out these pickup lines.

Sharing the Burden: Tips for Dividing Household Responsibilities With Your Spouse

While men are helping with chores and children more than ever, research also shows that women are still doing most of the work. Learn how to divide household responsibilities with your spouse.

Talking to Your Spouse: Men and Women Speak a Different Language

Miscommunication between spouses is not necessarily because of gender stereotypes or an unwillingness to communicate -- men and women simply have different ways of speaking. Learn how men and women can communicate effectively.

Cyber Relationships: The Risks and Rewards of Online Dating

What is rosacea and how does it effect skin? Learn more about this common skin ailment and how it can be managed in this article.

Commitment Phobia: Not Just a Male Phenomenon?

Commitment phobia has been a puzzle of relationships for a long time. Is commitment phobia exclusively a male phenomenon?

Communication Skills for Lifelong Relationships

If you're in an intimate relationship and feel that you could improve on your communication skills, here are some ways to keep the communication and the relationship flowing.

How Moving in With My Boyfriend Affected My Waistline

Randi shares the story of her weight gain after moving in with her boyfriend. Get advice and forewarnings so that you can avoid making the same mistakes.

How to End a Romance

Ending a relationship can be difficult. Is there such a thing as a good breakup? Not really, but some experts believe there's a right way to go about it.

I'm Moving in With My Boyfriend! Yipee!...I Think...

Randi is in the throes of moving in with her boyfriend after a four-year courtship. Find out what it's really like to move in with your boyfriend.

Is jealousy the antidote to cheating?

Both men and women experience jealousy and this is both healthy and necessary to the fitness of a faithful relationship. Learn about the differences in men's and women's attitudes toward relationships.

Is your long-distance romance in trouble?

Long-distance relationships are tough, no doubt about it. Here are five signs that it may be time to move on.

Making Your Long-distance Relationship Work

Anyone who's ever been in a long-distance relationship can certainly tell you how hard it can be to make a long-distance relationship work. Get advice about long-distance relationships to help you have a great love life.