Relationships

Practical tips on how to build and foster healthy relationships with your friends, family and loved ones.

The Hidden Downside of Your Social Media Obsession

It turns out social media may not be so social after all.

Life Lessons I Learned From My Daughter

My daughter’s cancer diagnosis was devastating, but it was also the start of a journey that was a privilege to...


9 Red Flags in a Relationship that Mean Trouble

Whether you're dating or an already committed couple, pay attention to these warning signs that can mean trouble in your...


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40 Creative Romantic Ideas to Say “I Love You”

These are the perfect romantic ideas if you're looking for something to show your significant other how much you care...


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9 Hilarious First Kiss Stories to Make You Glad You’re No Longer a Teenager

Get ready to reminisce about that deliciously awkward moment when your lips first touched someone else's.

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170 LOL-Worthy Wedding Jokes About Marriage

Whether you're the best man, maid of honour, or master of ceremonies, it never hurts to kick off your wedding...


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12 Things to Never Do After a Fight

Relationship fights may seem like the end of the world, but it's completely normal and healthy for couples to disagree....


What to Do When a Friend Shares a Conspiracy Theory

Some people still believe the coronavirus is a hoax. Here's expert advice on how to judge information and how to...


My Cousin Gave Me Her Kidney—And Saved My Life

With my kidneys failing and an interminable waiting list for an organ donation, my situation was dire—until I received the...


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17 Etiquette Rules We Should Never Have Abandoned

Good manners evolve, but they never go out of style. If you're skipping these social niceties, your manners may need...


7 Things You Should Never Say at a Funeral

Struggling to find the right words to convey sympathy at a funeral? Even the most well-intentioned comments can come across...


10 Things You Should Never Post on Social Media During the Holidays

While some celebrations are exciting for your online pals to share in, other events are better kept within your family...


8 Secrets Your Body Language Reveals About You

Whether you (or they!) know it, other people are always reading your body language for secret clues about you. Find...

How to Make New Friends—Even If You’re All Grown Up

Making new friends as an adult starts with courage and vulnerability.


How Traditional Tips Can Help Us Mourn in the Modern Era

There is no easy way to work through loss, but historical advice can help mourners chart a healthy path through...


How to Handle Social Distancing Rule Breakers, According to Etiquette Experts

Faced with a rampant rule breaker? These tips will keep your safety—and your dignity—covered.


What You Should Know About Safer Sex

Whether you're single or in a relationship, here's what you need to know in order to have a happy, safe...


What I Learned From Cold-Calling Long-Lost Friends

Stuck at home because of COVID-19, I started calling people I hadn’t spoken to in years.


How to Care for Aging Parents During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Practical ways you can help your parents stay healthy and happy while sheltering in place.


How to Communicate Effectively With Your Elders

Don't let an age gap stand in the way of close friendship and entertaining conversation. Here are easy ways to...


10 Etiquette Rules You Can Now Ignore Because of Coronavirus

It's better to be safe than sorry while the world continues to go through a pandemic from COVID-19.

Taking in Boarders Forced Me to Share My Space and, I’ll Admit, Become a Nicer Person

As Toronto's housing crisis grew, I decided to rent out my home to boarders.


The Upside of Isolation: 3 Surprising Benefits of Being Alone

Anxious about being alone? Don't be. It turns out there are a host of benefits to be had from rediscovering...


The Humbling Moment My Five-Year-Old Taught Me About Patience

A severe stroke left my mother paranoid, confused and needy. Just when I was at my wit's end, my child...


Why Do Some People Hate Receiving Compliments?

You've put on your fanciest duds, your hair came out just right, and someone tells you how great you look....


Here’s How Much You Can Spoil Your Grandchildren Without Ruining Them

Mary Jane Sterne, co-author of Intentional Grandparenting, gives us her best advice on how to be a good grandparent.


15 Signs You May Have a Love Addiction

The idea of being addicted to love, an emotion we all feel and want others to feel for us, may...