Be Thankful This Lord of the Rings Fan Isn't Your Boyfriend

Everyone in a relationship knows that one of the biggest challenges is getting the other person come around to their quirky hobby or interest. For example, I am obsessed with hair expos. Why spend a weekend at home when you go to an expo and learn about the latest techniques in bang trimming? My boyfriend, on the… » 10/07/14 10:30pm 10/07/14 10:30pm

Gone Girl’s Biggest Villain Is Marriage Itself

"We resent each other, control each other, cause each other pain." This is the nasty, white-hot core of a toxic relationship. Gone Girl is about many things: revenge, infidelity, the wounds inflicted by bad parenting, the media, an angry wife, her douchebag husband. It is also about a marriage taken to its most… » 10/06/14 4:45pm 10/06/14 4:45pm

​Study: Online Dating Isn't As Efficient or Promising as We Think

While some may still be hesitant to join the flashy (sometimes literally) world of online dating, it's obviously becoming more of an appealing option for those who are currently witnessing their own existential demise at the hands of loneliness. Well, bad news folks: relationships that start online don't last as long… » 9/28/14 3:20pm 9/28/14 3:20pm

​How to Get Over an Ex By Obsessing About Them Even More

Conventional wisdom usually instructs jilted lovers to do anything but fixate on their ex: Get busy, volunteer, sleep around, move to Finland. But what if instead you were encouraged to (anonymously) dive deep into the rabbit hole of your pain and — get this — stay as long as it takes? Now you can. » 9/12/14 1:20pm 9/12/14 1:20pm

Tom Brady Whines and Pouts to Get Gisele's Attention

Learning about the dynamics between famous couples can be interesting, if for no other reason than they often reveal themselves to be just as insecure or neurotic or boring as you and I—usually much more so. Tom Brady shared some of this insight when speaking about his relationship with his wife, international… » 9/05/14 3:10pm 9/05/14 3:10pm

Yes, This Is a Real-Life Open Relationship Contract

Love ain't what it used to be. These days, the idea of embarking on an open relationship is becoming increasingly common for couples — although, perhaps not necessarily normal. The entire concept — for the uninitiated — is that partners remain emotionally loyal to each other but engage in the occasional (or perhaps… » 8/30/14 2:15pm 8/30/14 2:15pm

Would a Woman Ever Track Down a Lost Crush on Twitter? Probably Not.

They met on a flight from Barcelona to Dublin and hit it off instantly. Then they were separated at customs, and she waited for him, but he never showed. Both were smitten, but only one of them could launch a social media campaign searching frantically for the other without looking desperate. That would be the dude. » 8/09/14 4:00pm 8/09/14 4:00pm

​You're Probably Thinking About Soul Mates All Wrong

Did you know that if love is a motivational poster — and obviously it is — then how you imagine that poster is pretty key, whether it's a cat hanging in there or soul mate scrawled in cursive on a scroll of destiny-weathered papyrus? And that if you believe in the latter, you're probably kinda screwed? Because maybe. » 8/05/14 2:40pm 8/05/14 2:40pm