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 […]

A Truth About Attraction

A Truth About Attraction Attraction – what an incredible value we place on attraction, especially when it comes to relationships. When we’re single and looking for a partner, most of us are looking for that spark of attraction to let us know it’s time to sit up and take notice. At the other end of […]

The Rise of Video Dating

Leave it to a pandemic to swing us into a new ‘normal.’ Every facet of our day-to-day lives has been touched by new ways of doing things over the last year and a half, and dating is no exception. As singles across the globe entered various stages of lockdowns and social distancing, many of them […]

Common Relationship Problems During the Holidays

The holidays are a stressful time, no doubt. We write a piece every year about the impact of the holidays on relationships, and we still have yet to run out of discussion points on the topic. This year, we’re unpacking 7 common relationship problems during the holidays and offering a few tips to navigate this […]

Why You Put up With Mind Games in Relationships

Mind games. We are all too familiar with the ‘should I or shouldn’t I be the first to reach out’ or the ‘they read the text but haven’t responded’ or ‘they say one thing but do another’ debacle. Games and relationships are rough. They’re frustrating and leave us feeling confused and helpless. Read on for […]

Boundary-Setting and Guilt

Why Do We Feel Guilt When Setting Boundaries? Do you have a difficult time setting boundaries? If you do, you’re not alone. Setting boundaries in relationships can feel uncomfortable, especially if, growing up, we weren’t shown how to set healthy limits in our interactions with others. Yet, boundary setting can do more than just make […]