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Get Stress-Free Time With Friends By Hosting A 'Crappy Dinner Party'

Dinner parties are a great way to gather your friends for a little quality time, but planning dinner parties can be a real source of stress. To cut down on anxiety but still break bread with your besties, consider what The Kitchn calls a “crappy dinner party”.


What Do You Think Is Key To A Good Dating Profile?

There are a lot of online dating services to choose from, but they all have one thing in common: you need a good profile to find a match. What do you think makes a good profile?


Lovehacker: My Girlfriend Wants Us To Be Poly

Dear Lovehacker, My girlfriend of five months has asked how I’d feel about our relationship opening up (i.e. — becoming polyamorous) though she hasn’t fully specified what that means for us yet. I don’t think I could really define myself this way, and I’m really not sure how this will affect our relationship moving forward. What should I be bracing myself for, best and worst case, and is it fair or selfish of me to consider this a dealbreaker?


Start A Money Conversation With Your Partner By Asking How You'd Spend $100,000

If you’re not used to talking money with your significant other, it can be awkward to get the conversation going. Personal finance site How Do I Money suggests a simple question to kick things off: “What would you do with $100,000?”


Support Loved Ones The Way They Would Support You

We all express and feel love differently, and that can be problematic in relationships. As the School of Life points out, we often help and support our loved ones based on what we think they need rather than what they actually need in their moment of distress.


Lovehacker: We Answer Your Questions About Relationships And Sex

Welcome to Lovehacker — Lifehacker’s Agony Aunt column where we tackle all things love and sex! Each week our resident romance guru Tegan will answer reader questions and dispense relationship related advice.


Revive Dormant Friendships For Instant, More Meaningful Connections

Making new friends after university isn’t easy no matter how many ways you open yourself up to meeting new people. If you’re struggling to build a social group, maybe it’s not new people you need, but people you know and trust, but fell out of touch with because of time or distance.


Ask LH: How Do I Ask Someone To Be My Mentor?

Dear Lifehacker, I understand how useful it is to have a mentor, or someone whose experience I can benefit from. Once I’ve found someone though, how do I ask them? Do you just email them and ask, or is there a better way to make your case? Sincerely, Desperately Seeking Senpai


Arrive Early To Impress Your Boss, But Don't Stay Late

It doesn’t matter how late you stay at the office. Your manager is going to appreciate it if you arrive early more, a recent study from the University of Washington concluded.


Use The Half-Bluff Technique To Bluff Better In Poker And Real Life

All the poker bosses in movies have mastered the art of the bluff, tricking their opponents into believing whatever they want. You might not be able to pull that off, but the half-bluff is easier and potentially more effective.


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