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The Worst First Date Mistakes And How To Bounce Back

Online dating has made meeting people easier than ever, but that also means one little mistake can mean the difference between a second date and someone moving on to the next match. From forgetting your wallet to going in for the kiss at the wrong time, a first date is a minefield. Here are some common first date snafus, and how to recover when they happen to you.


Four Ways To Handle A Condescending Coworker

We don’t always get to collaborate with people who have mastered the nuances of communication in the workplace. You may not be able to change the behaviour of others, but you can at least learn to effectively deal with them to minimise the impact and suffering on you, your confidence, and your work.


Give Softer Criticism With The 'What I Like...' Feedback Model

Giving criticism isn’t easy, especially if the person you’re giving it to is sensitive. This approach lets you keep criticism in a positive light so your feedback comes across as constructive, not harsh.


The Scientific Reasons Why People Cheat, In One Video

Most people believe that cheating in a relationship is bad. At the same time, it’s common enough to be a trope in virtually every romantic comedy you’ve ever seen. This video explains some of the reasons why this dichotomy exists.


The Main Components Of A Scientifically Perfect Apology

Simply saying “I’m sorry” isn’t always enough. A decent apology should hit on multiple aspects of your wrongdoing. According to a recent study, there are six components you need to cover if you want to craft the perfect apology, and some are more important than others.


See Your Relationship History On Facebook In One Page

Ever want to view all the Facebook posts you and your significant other have both been tagged in or shared? There’s a hidden URL for that.


Where Did Kissing Come From?

Kissing is so commonplace that most people rarely think to stop and ask where humans picked up the habit in the first place. Where in humanity’s evolutionary history did smooshing our faces together come to be regarded as a display of lust, care, friendship and love?


Forget VR Sex, Here's How Tech Will Actually Change Your Love Life

Our technologies are rapidly evolving, and with it, the very nature of our personal lives. Here’s how the era of tech-enabled intimacy will forever change the way we go about forming and maintaining relationships.


Reframe Difficult Conversations In Your Mind Before You Have Them

Sometimes the hardest part about having a difficult conversation with someone is getting it started. If you need an extra nudge, reframing the conversation in your mind from a more positive perspective can help.


The Morning Might Be The Best Time For A First Date

When it comes to first dates, dinner or evening drinks is a lot of people’s go-to. That may seem romantic, but your mental resources are almost depleted by the end of the day, and that can make your first date your only date.


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