relationships

Second Cousins, Once Removed And Other Family Relationships Explained In Chart Form

With the holidays coming up, many of us are meeting relatives from our extended family. When they explain how they’re related, some of the terms are confusing. This chart gives you an easy guide.


How To Know When To Call It Quits In Your Relationship

Nobody likes to think about ending a relationship, but sometimes you have to face the hard truth: things just aren’t going to work out. Here are four of the biggest things to look for in a toxic relationship.


Six Questions To Ask Yourself Before Telling A Lie

Not every lie is bad. Some lies keep people happy and keep our relationships strong. Whether you’re keeping a close friend’s secret or telling our mother we love the sweater she knitted us, some lies are necessary — even helpful. Before you lie, though, ask yourself a few questions to see if a lie is really worth telling.


Don't Be Shy: Others Are Too Busy Worrying About Themselves To Notice

Next time you’re at the gym working out, meeting someone new, or out for the first time in a new outfit, remember that most other people are preoccupied thinking about themselves, so they’re not paying attention to you and your worries.


Everything You Need To Know To Have A Classy One-Night Stand

When it comes to one-night stands, it may be easy to just say “don’t do it”, but that’s no fun. If you do decide to follow someone home and end the evening on a high note (hopefully, anyway), this video is packed with tips to make sure you do it right and keep it classy. Well, as classy as possible.


Just How Risky Is Sexting?

Stories of teens taking and sending a naked picture of themselves with their phones have been all over the news media in recent years. The outcome? Shocking, according to reports which have suggested that humiliation and sometimes even suicide can follow.


Surround Yourself With Differently Free People, Not Just Smarter Ones

The adage goes that if you’re the smartest person in the room, you’re in the wrong room. Yet it may not be intelligence but their unpredictability that sparks interesting conversations and relationships.


How To Decide Whose Family To Visit For The Holidays

Choosing “who to visit” is a challenge every time Christmas or another holiday rolls around, but the longer you and your significant other wait to plan, the harder the decision will be. Deciding which family to visit for the holidays can be a tug of war, but here are some tips to help you decide and make the visit a little less stressful.


Humility May Make You More Attractive To Other People

Humility can be a positive trait, but it’s not just a matter of virtue. A good dose of humility can make you more attractive to others, and help you maintain those romantic relationships.


Allow People Choices When Instituting Change To Smooth The Transition

Change is almost certain to upset people when it’s forced on them. If you’re in a position where you have to impose change on someone else, giving them some form of choice can help make the medicine easier to swallow.