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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Relationship Counseling: Does It Work?

Many marriages and relationships fall apart because of a lack of communication, and relationship counseling can help facilitate communication between partners. Find out whether relationship counseling works and decide if it's right for you.

Signs of Relationship Wear and Tear

Often, a difficult relationship manifests itself in physical symptoms. These symptoms are associated with core emotions, such as fear, anger and sadness.

When is it time to leave the relationship?

Relationships are tough, but how do you know when enough is enough and it's time to move on? Read this discussion of when to leave a relationship so you can decide for yourself if leaving the relationship you are in is right for you.

When Your Partner Cheats: Healing From Infidelity

Few events cause as much turmoil in a marriage as infidelity, which can shatter trust and create a breeding ground for insecurity and resentment. Learn how to heal after you or your partner commits an act of infidelity.

Dating After 40: What's New?

Dating after 40 isn't so different from the way it was when you were in your twenties, but remember that it's supposed to be fun. Learn how to relax, pay attention and be yourself when dating.

Dating Do's and Don'ts

With today's dating styles as varied and eclectic as Elton John's wardrobe, it's difficult to draw any distinctions on the modern rules of love and dating. Read about 19 young adults' opinions of love, dating and marriage.

Dating: The Second Time Around

Statistics show that 75 percent of people who divorce remarry within five years. How can you get back out there on the dating scene?

Holiday Dating Drawbacks (and How to Manage Them)

Between gift giving, family dinners and party etiquette rules, the holidays can be rough when you're dating. Learn how to handle the hassles and enjoy the holidays with your beau.

Office Romance: When Does It Make Sense to Mix Business With Pleasure?

Office romances can be tricky and risky, but studies show that 4 out of 10 people met their spouse in the workplace. When is it okay to mix business with pleasure?

Speed Dating: A New Form of Matchmaking

What is speed dating? In this article we will address the most common speed dating questions and provide you with speed dating answers from our experts.

Everlasting Love: How do you know if it's for real?

It helps to consider all three stages of love when determining if you have the real thing. Learn about the different stages of love to help you decide whether he or she is 'the one.'

Is it love or lust?

So how can you tell if it's love or lust? Anthropology professor Helen Fisher provides the developmental perspective.

Over 40? Get the Love You Want

If you are an older woman trying to finally win at love, it can be tough. Once you get past the initial hurdle of meeting someone and then getting to know him, the hard part comes -- getting the timing right.

Debunking 10 Divorce Myths

Separate fact from fiction as we debunk 10 common divorce myths.

How to Build Marital Bliss

There is no couple that doesn't have to work hard at improving their relationship. Learn how to keep marital bliss from waxing and waning as the years go by.

Love and Sex After Children: How to Keep the Flame Alive

Caring for children can be both physically and emotionally draining, and that can have a negative effect on the love and romance in your marriage. Learn how to keep the fire going after you've had kids.

Should You Stay Together for the Kids?

You may have tried everything you can imagine, but it doesn't look like things will work out with your spouse. The question is: Should you stay together for the kids' sake? Many experts believe you should.

Asking a Potential Date for a Number

If you've met someone new and think you may want to see them again, it's a great idea to ask for a phone number. Get tips on how to ask for a number without seeming rude or forward.

Dating Challenge: Writing a Personal Ad

Are personal ads completely accurate? Can they be useful? Good questions. Read all about writing the perfect personal ads.

Dating Dilemma: Breaking Up

If your relationship gives you more misery than pleasure and more pain than fun, it may be time to break things off and move on. What's the best way to go about breaking up without bloodshed or nastiness?

Keeping Your Safety in Mind As You Date

Dating can be scary and fun and challenging, but you want it to be that way for all the right reasons. Learn how to take reasonable precautions about your own safety when you get ready to date.

Surviving Dating's Most Embarrassing Moments

You may have experienced one or two dating disasters. How can you bounce back if one of these catastrophes hits?

Deflating 6 Common Marriage Myths

Rather than allowing myths about marriage to undermine your relationship, you should find those truths that help keep relationships strong. Separate fact from fiction as we deflate myths about marriage.

Keeping Stress From Undermining Your Marriage

Marital problems become magnified when the partners take their personal stresses out on each other. Learn how to manage your stress and save your marriage.

Making Marriage Work by Fighting Fairly

Every couple argues, and it's healthy to feel free to share your opinion with your spouse. The key is to make sure that you fight fairly.