Relationships

Whether your relationship is platonic or romantic, every relationship is important. Learn about how to have a healthy relationship with everyone in your life.

8 Reasons Marriage Is Better Than the Gym

Here's how your relationship can keep you healthy, active, and lean.



The Most Important Person in Your Relationship May Not Be Your Partner

It's not news that a strong social network is essential to being the healthiest version of ourselves. Now there's new...


The Scientific Reason Why Your Friends Can Affect Your Mood

Choose your friends wisely; they could determine everything from your health to your emotions, according to a growing body of...


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8 Tips to Make Your Arguments More Productive—and Fair

Relationship experts weigh in on the best ways to keep your fights fair and have arguments that are actually...


This Kind of Breakup Hurts the Most, According to Science

There are a lot of valid reasons to separate, but this one causes the greatest heartache.


This Is What Men Care About Most in Relationships—and It’s Not Sexual Attraction

Here's a little incentive not to hold back your feelings of love and admiration from your partner.


9 Signs Your Relationship Is Headed for a Breakup

The longer you wait, the harder it gets. If you can’t reconcile your differences, it could be time to end...

8 Amazing Ways Being a Grandparent Does Wonders for Your Health

Your grandchildren do more than make you smile—they can help you stay sharper, be more active, and live longer.


So Your Teen Took the Car for a Spin Without Permission? Here’s How to Rebuild Trust After a B...

It's been said that "little kids, little problems; big kids, big problems." Parents of teens know this is true. Teens...


Yes, You Should Go to Bed Angry—Here’s Why

Find out what science has to say about this common saying.


If You Want Your Apology to Be Sincere, You Need to Have These Three Things

To err is human, to forgive is divine. But to get from point A to point B, a good apology...



10 Proven Ways to Make Better Decisions

Follow this advice, and your life can change for the better.


5 Subtle Habits You Have That Make People Trust You

Adding these science-backed tweaks to your daily interactions could help you gain the trust of your co-workers, friends, and even...


Having Friends Makes You Healthier, Happier, and Even a Better Sleeper (Says Science!)

The older we get, the harder it is to make friends. Here's how to start "friending" like a kid again.


Can Two People Make Themselves Fall in Love with Each Other?

Twenty years ago, Dr. Arthur Aron developed 36 questions that made two strangers fall in love in a lab....

How to Take the High Road in 9 Sticky Situations

Though it might not always be the easiest path to take, choosing kindness, even in difficult circumstances, ultimately pays off...


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What’s the Best Valentine’s Gift, According to Science?

The science is in: Price matters less than memories.


How People Are Judging You, Based on These 10 Subtle Traits

You may devote gobs of time and energy to exercising, choosing outfits, and getting your makeup just right, but then...


This Is What Your Post-Sex Pillow Talk Says About Your Relationship

Certain people like it way more than others. Are you one of them?


14 Signs You Have Great Charisma

Do you have a magnetic personality? Find out here.


The Real Problem With Telling Lies—It’s Not What You Think

Most of us tell little white lies here and there, but according to new research, the habit could be downright...

10 Science-Backed Facts About Breakups

The end of a romantic relationship can seem like the end of the world. Post-breakup, you may spend all your...


These 6 Surprising Habits Can Increase Your Empathy

Have you read a novel or talked to a stranger lately?


8 Times Texting Is Actually Better Than Calling

Text messaging is often knocked as a trivial or insincere means of communication. But it often has its advantages.


6 Phrases Guaranteed to Make Any Argument Worse

You may think you're helping—but you're just screwing things up more.


7 Clear Signs You’re a Bad Listener

Are most of your conversations in one ear and out the other? Here's expert advice on how to focus, connect,...


Can Birth Order Predict Your Health?

Birth order stereotypes (like firstborn achiever, or middle-child mediator) may have a profound impact on how we perceive our personality,...