Tag Archives: Relationship

3 Ways jealousy can actually be a good thing for your relationship

Jealousy is called the green-eyed monster. And that’s really accurate because in general, jealousy can be a total monster to a relationship and ruin a fantastic couple. But, there are some upsides to jealousy. And I’m definitely not talking about him being jealous showing that he cares. That’s totally bullshit. If he’s jealous, that only points to about his insecurity. Not his emotions for you. I’m talking about you being jealous and how, contrary to what it may seem, that could actually be a good thing for your relationship. Here’s how. Read more

How being unsure about your relationship’s future actually reveals everything you need to know

I recently heard one of my friends tell her daughter that if she’s unsure about her boyfriend being the one, it means that he’s definitely not the one. Her logic was when you know, you know! And if you’re unsure, you don’t know…therefore he’s not it. I have to say that I disagree with this logic in a major way. I believe in psychics and people who can see into the future, but I’m sure not one of them. And I bet you aren’t either. So, you being unsure about your relationship doesn’t really predict anything about your future relationship status. But, I do think being unsure can tell you a lot about your current relationship. If you’re unsure about dating your boo, here’s what I think you should know about your relationship. Read more

5 Times it’s OK for you to lie to your boo

You guys know that I’m all about open and honest communication. But, don’t get it twisted, that doesn’t mean I think you need to be honest with your boo at all times. In fact, I think a little lie every now and then can be really helpful for a relationship. Here are five instances where I think it’s OK to lie to your lover. And, if I’m being fully honest, I think you actually should lie! Read more

Dos and don’ts for introducing your man to your friends

The friends-meet-man intro can be as daunting as introducing your dude to your family. There’s a ton of build up, lots of judgment (even if it’s coming from a good place, it’s judgment) and nerves. Plus, with friends, you can’t explain away their behavior by saying “Eh, I’m related to them!” You picked your friends. They’re a true reflection of you! So, here are some easy dos and don’ts for making sure the friend meet-n-greet goes well. Read more

What to do if you’re ready for the next step, but he isn’t

At first, relationship milestones come fast and furious. First date. First kiss. First sex. First fight. First make up. First make up sex. And on and on. But, after a while, the firsts stop flying by. You two get comfortable and in a groove and are coasting along dating each other. And while that’s fine and dandy, there are much bigger relationship firsts, ranging from saying “I love you” to getting married, that need to happen to take you guys to the next level. Read more

How to immediately turn a new relationship into a serious relationship

I’m guessing this isn’t your first relationship rodeo. You’ve been around the block in the relationship department. So have I! And I don’t think of this as a negative at all. It’s good to have experience. Practice makes perfect and by this point, you know exactly what you want. Those are very good things! And when you find yourself in a new relationship, you probably know if you want to get serious with this newbie right away. If you do, why wait? Here’s how to crank up your new relationship into serious territory straight away. Read more