Everyone says communication is the most important part of a relationship – but what does healthy communication actually look like? If you’re stuck on this question, Celia Edell has practical tips to help.
Do you notice your patterns of communication with others? This author didn’t used to pay much attention to hers, but she’s learned a lot since then – and here are the lessons that could make a big difference in your relationships.
How do you look out for sexism when you’re dating? It can be hard to spot, so here are some subtle cues that may warn you to reconsider a next date with the person showing these signs.
“Where are you really from?” Often, when non-Asian folks try to flirt with Asian women, it’s like they’re responding a racist stereotype. Here’s how to avoid that, with some ideas for what to do instead.
Aromantic people know that society’s norms for romantic relationships don’t apply to everyone. But these norms affect all of us, whether we’re romantic or not, and here’s how they’re hurting us.
Many of us learn that attraction is innate – but do you know how desirability politics can create some oppressive beauty standards? Here’s why we have to recognize this influence in our own lives.
Like many women, this author was taught to always put others’ needs first. Here are some things that everyone deserves in a relationship. If you’re a woman, you can probably use these reminders.
It can feel pretty invalidating to have your queer identity erased when people refer to your relationship as “straight.” These suggestions can help you celebrate your queerness, no matter who you’re with.
Do you believe that you can’t love someone else until you love yourself? This idea has good intentions – but are we missing something when we say it? Here’s Celia Edell with some smart insights on this saying.
People over 50 are dating more and more every year – and some are still holding on to some oppressive ideas about what’s acceptable. Here are some critical dating tips to keep in mind.