Whether it's your first or your fortieth, a new relationship can cause anxiety. Get our best advice and answers to the most common questions.
Everything That Changes Between The First Date And One Year Of Dating
Gone are the days of overachieving.
How Much PDA Is Too Much PDA?
There’s a time and place for (almost) everything.
How To Pick Your Battles In A Relationship
Not every disagreement needs to escalate.
Why You Actually Should Be Fighting With Your S.O.
Fighting does not equal failure.
How To Create Healthy Boundaries When You Start Dating Someone New
They’re the key to getting what you both want.
It’s OK To Have Mixed Feelings About Your BFF Finding Someone
We’ve all been there.
How To Stop Obsessing Over Your Crush
You can gain control over your thoughts.
What’s The Difference Between Chemistry And Compatibility?
Thou shalt not mistake one for the other.
How To Tell When Things Are Ready to Get Real, Based On Your Moon Sign
Your moon sign can shed light on when to take things to the next level.
Is An Open Relationship Right For You? 5 Things To Consider From Somebody Who Tried And Failed
Sometimes the jealousy doesn’t go away.
The Ultimate Guide To Dating A Gamer
Why Being A ‘Rebound’ Isn’t Necessarily A Relationship Death Sentence
Even though it gets a bad rap.
What To Do When You See A Yellow Flag In Your Relationship
Proceed with caution.
Doubting Your Relationship Is Normal — Unless You’re Experiencing These 5 Things
These feelings are much more common than you may think.
The Right Way To Talk About Your Ex On A First Date
Aka, how to open up the ex files.
The Top Two Signs Your Partner Is Gaslighting You
If something feels off, lean into it.
Why Casual Dating Isn’t For Me
How to Master The Art Of Compromise In Your Relationship
Every disagreement doesn’t need to be a fight.
5 Relationship Green Lights You Should Be Looking For
We’re so busy avoiding the bad that sometimes we forget to seek out the good.
How To Deal When Your Parents Don’t Accept Your S.O.
It’s time to figure out what really matters to you.
5 Do’s And Don’ts Of Dating Someone Who’s Been Single For A Long Time
For everyone out there who likes someone who likes being single.
10 Reasons to DTR Early And 10 Reasons Not To
You define how soon is too soon.
Can A Relationship Ever Really Be Equal?
Or will someone always have the upper hand?
5 Reasons You Should Burn Your Checklist
Check yourself before you wreck yourself.
How To Know When You Are Truly Ready For A Relationship
It’s different than wanting one.
What’s Going On With Your Emotions At These 12 Stages Of Sex And Dating
Don’t be surprised.
12 Ways To Tell It’s Getting Serious Without Talking About It
For when it’s time to DTR… or not.
8 Things You Shouldn’t Have To Wait To Do When Dating Someone New
Patience is overrated.
Is There Something Wrong With Keeping Someone On The Back Burner?
Can It Work When They’re More Into You?
Don’t jump ship just yet.
Why We Want What We Can’t Have
It’s a game that no one wins.
5 Things All Couples Need to Learn to Communicate About
Been there, done that.
5 Dating Scenarios You Could Be Overthinking — And How To Tell If There’s A Real Problem
Put your phone down and step away.
How To Ask For What You Want And Need In A Relationship
Communication is key, and intention is everything.
7 Dating Pressures You Can Just Go Ahead And Ignore
Everyone needs to chill the hell out.
A Case for Dating Outside of Your “Type” This Summer
If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten.
Is There A “Right” Way To Fight? Experts Say Yes
How you start the argument determines how it will go.
How To Explain Your Friendship With Your Ex To Your New Boo
If you are truly over your ex, this shouldn’t be a problem, right?
9 Ways To Actually Make A Rebound Relationship Work
For starters, don’t use someone just to get over a breakup.
How To Talk About Money When You Start Dating Someone New
You like each other. So how do you decide who pays for what?
How And When To Bring Up 5 Common Dating Deal Breakers
Know your deal breakers before they turn into heartbreakers.
How To Navigate A Tricky Conversation With A New Partner, According To A Therapist
It won’t be as painful as you think. Promise.
How I Finally Stopped Looking For A ‘Perfect’ Relationship
What I thought was love was really just the beginning.
Can It Ever Work Out If One Of You Is Not Ready For A Relationship Yet?
What to do if you’re not on the same page.
How To Stop Talking About Your Dating Life 24/7
It might be time to dial it back.
Health & Wellness
Why You And Your Vagina Are Both Freaking Out After Sex
“There’s a stranger among us.”
How A Series Of Toxic Relationships Made Me Realize I Was The Toxic One (Kind Of)
Sometimes you need to hold up the mirror.
7 Things A Couples Therapist Wishes You Knew About Those First Few Dates
Yes, it really is OK to send the first text.
Health & Wellness
How To Have The STI/STD Talk Without Making It Weird
The more you talk about sexual health, the better choices you can make.
The $wipe: What A 27-Year-Old Man Living In Washington, D.C. Spends On Dating
She makes way more money than I do, but I always feel the pressure to pay.
I Did Long-Distance Too Soon And All I Got Was 10,000 JetBlue Points
At least my relationship with airfare is soaring.
True Story: I Hated My Boyfriend Before I Fell For Him
I thought he was a jerk the first time I met him. I was (mostly) wrong.
For Queer Women, Is There Truth To The U-Hauling Stereotype?
Do we attach more easily, according to science, or is it confirmation bias?
5 New Relationship Tips You Should Throw Out The Window
I will text anytime I want, thank you very much.