Gentleman Speak: Men Need Affirmation Too

On the path to adulthood, most men will adopt a rule vital to a happy and healthy life: Compliment the women in your world, early and often. The highway of praise, however, doesn’t always run in both directions. This has much to do with our modern milieu of fact and fiction surrounding men—brewed from one… Read More


STUDY: When it Comes to Couples Handling Stress, Marriage is Best

Why get married? We ask ourselves this question when faced with the decision and often come up short. In fact, 2011 research reported that marriage is on the decline, with more Americans favoring cohabitation or living alone. Many Millennials and Generation Xers have lived through their parents’ divorce and now consider marriage to be the… Read More


3 Ways to Maintain Your Friendships While Falling in Love

For the modern woman, keeping your girlfriends close can sometimes feel like a full-time job. Our careers and family obligations alone seem to consume all of our time. But the worst—and often the most unforgivable—impediment to our friendships may be a budding romance. While romance is an understandable priority for many women, too often we allow… Read More


How To Create Your Best Online-Dating Profile

Online dating is no longer the happy couple’s dirty secret. Single Americans are increasingly turning to online dating sites to find that special someone. In fact, one in ten Americans have used an online dating site or app, and one-third of married couples in the United States meet online. But, on behalf of those of… Read More

How to Keep the Spark in Marriage

How to Keep the Spark—Advice from “Old” Married Couples

Fairytales and our favorite romantic flicks would have us believe that with “I do,” the last puzzle piece has fallen into place, the mystery has been solved, and dating is over—because, really, marriage is just one big date, right? Longtime married couples know this isn’t the case. But that doesn’t mean you can’t still date… Read More