Avoidant Attachment Style: What It Means & How to Deal With It

You’re at the start of a new relationship with someone you really like. The first few weeks, even months of seeing this person truly ignites something inside you. But then, out of nowhere, something inside you shifts. You still have feelings for this person, even caring about them deeply, but things suddenly feel too serious. You’re suffocating, and you worry […]

How to Deal With Feeling Insecure In Your Relationship

Insecurity in relationships might be common, but it’s something that’s temporary. It’s particularly evident during its infancy — about 4 to 6 months into dating someone — around the time you get comfortable and let your guard down. According to Dr. Nancy Irwin, a clinical psychologist, this is also the time in a relationship where couples reveal their individual “attachment […]

What to Do After a Breakup

Breaking up is hard to do, and it’s not just the emotional trauma. A long-term relationship goes beyond an emotional commitment. Finances and assets are merged. Groups of friends and family have become intermingled. In many cases, children and pets are in the mix. Chances are, you aren’t going to be in the ideal emotional state for dividing up your […]

What Weddings Look Like Right Now: How Couples Evolved Their Ceremonies During Coronavirus Quarantines

Coronavirus has left most of the world stagnant. Affecting the lives of people across the globe, that regular day-to-day you’ve grown so accustomed to, for the moment, no longer exists. Most are self-isolating, doing their best to social distance and stay six feet away from others in order to further prevent the spread of COVID-19. That means any and all […]

The Proper Way to Support Your Trans Masculine Partner

A trans masculine person can be someone who is non-binary that presents more masculine. It can also be an inclusive term that refers to both masculine non-binary people and transgender men. In both cases, the term tends to be used more often for those who were assigned female at birth and raised as women. If your partner has recently come […]

Anxious Attachment Style: What It Means & How to Deal With It

Everything up to this point in your new relationship has been going incredibly well. Still, instead of enjoying it, you find yourself constantly on edge about whether it will last. You become hyper sensitive to the amount of lag time between texts, questioning their intentions, and aren’t sure if they actually like you as they say they do. Finally, it […]

4 Signs You Have a Codependent Partner (And What to Do About It)

When it comes to building a healthy relationship, it’s safe to say that balance is one of the defining features. It means that both people are making an equal effort to hear each other out, meet each others’ needs, and occasionally, make sacrifices or strike compromises when there’s a disagreement. When there’s an imbalance, relationships can sometimes veer into codependent […]

15 Juicy Celebrity Breakups That Left Us Reeling

Fame and beauty does not make one impervious to heartache (stars, they’re just like us!). In a way, being a celebrity can make a breakup even more difficult, as every detail of their relationship is public fodder waiting to be scrutinized. Some celebs that have called it quits, like Ben and Jen, Brad and Jen, and Ben and a different […]