Relationships

I’ve been writing about relationships for well over a decade now. It took a lot of trials and many more errors for me to figure out what really makes relationships work (as well as what turns them into raging, toxic dumpster fires).

All of those painful but ultimately meaningful lessons I learned can be found in the following articles.

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2020
February 24Feb 24 How To Forgive But Not Forget
2019
August 14Aug 14 5 Relationship Books Everyone Should Read
August 13Aug 13 Vulnerability: The Key to Better Relationships
July 11Jul 11 No, You Can’t Make a Person Change
January 14Jan 14 3 Core Components of a Healthy Relationship
2018
October 16Oct 16 How to Deal With Conflict (A Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Guide)
February 14Feb 14 3 Terrible Reasons to Get Married (And 4 Really Good Ones)
January 25Jan 25 How to Let Go: Learning to Deal with Loss
2017
September 21Sep 21 When to Break Up With Someone and When to Stick It Out
September 1Sep 1 How to Get Over Someone and Move On with Your Life
August 17Aug 17 A Brief History of Romantic Love and Why It Kind of Sucks
February 10Feb 10 The 5 Levels of Friendship  (Subscribers Only)
2016
December 9Dec 9 3 Unexpected Benefits of Marriage  (Subscribers Only)
December 8Dec 8 1,500 People Give All the Relationship Advice You’ll Ever Need
March 17Mar 17 Maybe You Don’t Know What Love Is
2015
September 17Sep 17 Romance Is Like Alcohol
August 6Aug 6 How to Survive a Long Distance Relationship
June 4Jun 4 The No-Bullshit Way to Find “The One”
April 23Apr 23 Why People Cheat in Relationships
2014
July 4Jul 4 Love is Not Enough
May 9May 9 6 Healthy Relationship Habits Most People Think Are Toxic
February 13Feb 13 3 Simple Explanations for Why You’re Still Single
January 23Jan 23 A Brief History of Male/Female Relations  (Subscribers Only)
2013
October 2Oct 2 7 Things Sex Education Should Have Taught Us But Didn’t
August 8Aug 8 6 Signs You’re in a Toxic Relationship
July 8Jul 8 Fuck Yes or No
May 28May 28 Change Your Mind About Dating
May 16May 16 How Disney Ruined Sex For Everyone
April 11Apr 11 Sex and Our Psychological Needs
April 2Apr 2 Why Everyone You Date Is A Psycho
February 14Feb 14 How to Break Up Gracefully
January 14Jan 14 The Guide to Strong Relationship Boundaries
January 11Jan 11 “Check, Please” – A Short Story About Perspective  (Subscribers Only)
January 4Jan 4 The Dismal State of Flirting in English-Speaking Cultures
2012
June 12Jun 12 It’s Complicated: Why Relationships and Dating Can Be So Hard
April 26Apr 26 Evolution and Sexual Behavior  (Subscribers Only)
April 16Apr 16 The Ipanema Boardwalk  (Subscribers Only)
April 9Apr 9 When The Fall Comes  (Subscribers Only)
March 27Mar 27 Pornography Can Ruin Your Sex Life
2011
December 13Dec 13 Attachment Theory
November 17Nov 17 My Girlfriend Just Dumped Me
October 31Oct 31 Your Honest-to-God Guide to STDs
September 5Sep 5 The Levels of Eye Contact
May 17May 17 Woman Lovers and Woman Haters  (Subscribers Only)
January 21Jan 21 The Three Loves Theory
2010
December 18Dec 18 Compatibility and Chemistry in Relationships