14 Creative Spring Date Ideas

It’s time to spring-clean your date-night routine! Here are some creative ideas to get your out of your cold-weather rut. No more takeout and Netflix for us, thanks. Creative spring date ideas: 1. Recover from the dry winter. Slough off that winter dryness and get pampered together with a couple’s mani and pedi. Or head […]

5 New Relationship Tips You Should Throw Out The Window

Okay, you’re in a new relationship. You like this person, and you hope that it will last. You want some solid, tried-and-true advice on mistakes to avoid. So who better to ask than someone who has all the answers? Someone who is there for you 24/7? Someone who won’t ever get sick of your questions? […]

5 Tips for Dating an Introvert

I knew my husband and I would be a good match early on. We really would have enjoyed “long quiet walks on the beach” – if there had only been a beach in the small city where we lived. But given there were no sandy shores nearby, we settled for other quiet activities in our […]

14 Bible Verses About Relationships That Will Make Yours Even Stronger

Whether you’re starting out a new relationship, have been married for years, simply love your friends, or adore your family, there’s always a way to incorporate God into each of the unique relationships in your life. From the first book of the Old Testament, Genesis, God tells the story of Adam and Eve. He created woman from man […]

How to Start a Relationship and More

The start of a relationship is meant to be an exciting and fun time for both people involved. You’re doing things like exchanging first kisses, being flirtatious, and holding hands in public. If it’s going right, it’ll feel like some of the most magical moments of your life. Most likely, you don’t know each other […]

The Dos and Don’ts of New Relationships

We’re not going to sugarcoat it: A new relationship is all sorts of tricky. First, there’s the agonizing “What are we?” talk. Then the stresses of meeting his friends, dividing your time and—dare we say it?—uttering those three all-important words: “I love you.” So, we asked some of our favorite relationship experts to share their tips for […]

6 Questions To Ask Your Partner — And Yourself — Before Getting Married

Whether you’ve been dating your partner for weeks, months, or years, it’s perfectly normal for the idea of marriage to creep into your brain. You may find yourself asking questions like, “Is this someone I can see myself spending the rest of my life with?” “Are we compatible?” “Is my current partner a good match for me?” The […]

The Rules of Dating (and Breaking Up) with ADHD

When I was 20 years old, back in the 1980s, romantic relationships ran the gamut from “friends who don’t hold hands” to “married” or darn close to it. Between those bookends, there were six or seven increments (steady dating, promised, engaged). Today’s young adults and teens have the same ends on the relationship continuum, but […]

Intimacy

Real intimacy. I had never experienced actual intimacy before now. The kind that makes you feel as though your souls are embracing. OK, it sounds soppy and starry-eyed. But for someone with a history of boundary and trust issues, letting go to experience true intimacy is damn near earth-shattering. True intimacy. I had no idea […]