• Congratulations to Juan and Rinah from Chicago, IL!

    February 20, 2015

    “I remember hitting it off right away. Even though there was distance between us, I knew she was the one for me. We made it work and are happily married now. I finally met the love of my life.” Find out who’s waiting to meet you! Try …Read More

  • The Keys to a Lasting Relationship

    February 20, 2015

    Of all the people who get married, only 3 in 10 remain in happy, healthy marriages. The rest of the relationships end either in divorce or dysfunction. So what does it take to maintain a lasting, loving marriage? Psychologist John Gottman studied thousands of couples over 40 years to answer that question. In 1986, he …Read More

  • Love Buzz

    February 19, 2015

    Good Romance: Lady Gaga and her boyfriend, Taylor Kinney, are tying the knot! The Chicago FD star proposed to his “lady” on Valentine’s Day with a heart-shaped ring. Gaga later posted the sparkler on her Instagram account, writing, “He gave me his heart on Valentine’s Day, and I said YES!” The couple met in 2011 on the …Read More

  • 5 Reasons to Wait Before Friending on Facebook

    February 19, 2015

    Although it’s a great way to kill time, Facebook can be a messy place. Research has shown that it can create issues in romantic relationships, and a 2013 study found a link between Facebook and divorce. So, while it can be fun for walks down memory lane or to break up a boring a work …Read More

  • Ask Joan: How do I tell him that I’m a single mom?

    February 17, 2015

    Hey Joan, I’m single and getting back into the dating scene, but dating as a single mom with a daughter at home is really hard. I feel like guys hear that and they’re not interested anymore, but if they just got to know me first they would understand. How do I tell someone that I have a …Read More

  • 6 Positive Effects Of Being In A Relationship

    February 17, 2015

    Sure, there are some great benefits to being in a relationship–an end to loneliness and access to a constant activity partner, for starters. But, relationships have also been show to benefit physical and mental health. Being in love and having an intimate connection with your partner does wonders for your mind and body: 1. Being in …Read More

  • Ask Joan: We just started dating. What do I get her for Valentine’s Day?

    February 13, 2015

    Hey Joan Actually, I just started dating this person—it’s still very fresh—and I know with Valentine’s Day coming up, some women have really high expectations. What do I do? I don’t want to come off too strong and I don’t want her to lose interest. —Milwaukee, WI When the relationship is new, Valentine’s Day can force some awkwardness, …Read More

  • 7 GIFs that prove we know EXACTLY how it feels to be single on Valentine’s Day

    February 13, 2015

    Everybody around you is in love and you’re alone in your apartment watching a ‘House Hunters’ marathon in your pajamas.  Get ready for an emotional roller-coaster of a day. Happy Valentine’s Day! Everybody around you is talking about their romantic nights out. And your newsfeed is filled with date pics that you’re forced to like. …Read More

  • Which Will Make Your Date Happier: Experiences or Gifts?

    February 13, 2015

    After ringing in the holidays, you might have exchanged many gifts with loved ones and friends. But what type of gift is most memorable: the present you received from your boyfriend, or the office party you attended together on the hotel rooftop? Studies show that when it comes to impressing dates with experiences or gifts, experiences …Read More

  • How To Avoid Awkward Silence On A Date

    February 12, 2015

    True story: Awkward silences are just a part of life. Unless you’re hanging out with your siblings or a friend that you’ve known since you were five years old, awkward silences are inevitable. But, when you’re on a first date, they can feel unbearable. Everything is rolling, conversation is awesome, then… you hit a lull. Please …Read More