23 Ways to Say I Love You

Valentine’s Day 2023 is just around the corner and we’re excited to share the love! To celebrate, we’ve rounded up 23 unique ways to express your love, without actually saying, “I love you.” You can use the following list to spread love in a relationship with your partner, your children, or even a friend. Pick […]

Parenting a Troubled Teen, Together

It can be scary for a parent to see their teen struggling in a post-pandemic world. While we’re still trying to figure out what the long-term effects of the pandemic will be on teens, what we’re seeing right now are symptoms consistent with social anxiety, generalized anxiety, depression, substance use, and self-harm. Basically, our teens […]

Mental Health and Relationships in a Post-Pandemic World

The pandemic may have started in late 2019, but we are still seeing the long-term effects of the fear, isolation, & chaos that ensued. We see the impact this pandemic has had on romantic relationships, social anxieties/issues in our friendships and the overall mental health of our society. Read on to see how we are […]

Cuffing Season: Cold Weather and Coupling

We’re deep in the heart of winter here in the US, and with cold weather comes an increased drive toward the warmth of coupling. If you tend to feel more amorous in the colder months, you’re not imagining it. Cuffing season is an actual thing- and behind it, we see biology, romantic ideals, and social […]

75 Conversation Starters for Dating

One of the most difficult things about dating in the flesh is figuring out what to talk about with your date. If you’re stuck on conversation points for your next date, you’re not alone. We’ve compiled the following list of 75 conversation starters for dating to help you get the chit-chat rolling and get to […]

Boost Your Dating Confidence

An Easy Trick to Boost Your Dating Confidence    If you’re out there braving the world of dating, we don’t need to tell you- it can definitely be a drain on confidence. If you’re feeling a little lackluster about the value you bring as a potential partner, we’re hoping this little trick gives you the […]

8 Types of Love: Sternberg’s Triangular Theory of Love

The Triangular Theory of Love: 8 Types of Romantic Love One framework for understanding love is known as Sternberg’s Triangular Theory of Love, and is especially helpful in defining romantic relationships. Sternberg posits that there are 3 main components (passion, intimacy, and commitment) that makeup 8 types of love. To best understand this framework, it […]

7 Tips for Healthy Arguing

7 Tips for Healthy Arguing “It’s amazing! We never argue! Our relationship is so easy!” Raise your hand if you’ve met this couple before. You can also raise your hand if you’ve always thought that couple somehow managed to land the perfect relationship – the elusive relationship that we all strive for – the easy, […]

Should I Text My Ex?

It’s the million-dollar question of post-breakup status: Should I text my ex? If you’re asking yourself this question, you’re not alone. In fact, in the era of coronavirus, more people than ever are tempted to reopen the lines of communication with an ex. Whether it’s loneliness, bitterness, fondness, or hopes for reconciliation, there’s a host […]

Why Did I Get Ghosted?

Getting ghosted sucks. No longer just a term used by the dating pool to describe someone who disappears without explanation, ghosting and its psychological impact has even made its way into esteemed psychological journals, indicating ghosting has a reach that’s far and wide, and a lasting impact that can be harmful. So nope, it’s not […]