• couple playing chess and bonding together
    Lifestyle,  Relationships

    5 Intellectual Games for Couples That Can Bring You Closer

    Couples who play together, stay together—especially if what they play is intellectually stimulating, engaging, and enough to bring them closer together as a couple while at the same time, improving their brainpower. If you want to know some of the very best intellectual games you can play as a couple, consider the following smart games to add to your board game nights. Chess Chess for couples is one of the most intellectual games you can play, and for good reason: playing regularly with chess sets is known to improve your brain power, improve your memory, and even increase your IQ. Chess is one of the most beneficial games you can…

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  • young woman on a cell phone texting a guy to let him know she's not interested but doing it in a kind way
    Lifestyle,  Love and Dating,  Relationships

    How to Let a Guy Down Easy

    Letting a guy down easy may not exactly be “easy”, especially if he’s a “nice” guy and you don’t want to hurt his feelings. You may think you gave clear signs but sometimes men don’t pick up on those signals. So what is the best way to let someone know you’re not interested without heartlessly shattering his self-esteem? For starters let’s hope that you never led him on. But if you did, because you were initially interested and then changed your mind, there are ways of ending it before he gets too invested in you and the situation becomes more complicated. After all, you don’t want to date someone because…

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  • woman feeling self love while sitting on a mountain top
    Relationships,  Self Care

    How Learning Self-Love Improves Future Relationships

    Love of self is something that is difficult for many people to achieve. Men and women both suffer with this, even though most men suffer in silence with little support. The fact is that, especially when relationships end, finding self-love can be more difficult than ever before. Yet learning self-love is often the best thing that you can do for your future partner. When you truly love yourself, you are in a better position to allow someone else to love you for exactly who you are. You are more likely to stand up for yourself and your own valid feelings, thoughts, and ideas. While compromise in a relationship is important,…

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  • woman walking away from her boyfriend she just broke up with
    Love and Dating,  Relationships

    When Is the Right Time to Leave a Relationship?

    No one enters a relationship thinking that someday it will end or that they will have to walk away from a person they once loved and perhaps still do. But the truth is that relationships end and they end for different reasons. Sometimes they just fizzle out but other times, a person must have to make the hard decision to walk away. How to Know Your Relationship Is Over You don’t share the same values. When two people don’t have similar values of life’s major tenets, they are mismatched and misaligned. This doesn’t mean that they should think alike and agree on every topic, but they should share similar philosophies…

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  • three girlfriends celebrating galentine's day by holding hearts over their eyes
    Friendships,  Lifestyle,  Relationships

    Celebrate Your Lady Friends on Galentine’s Day

    Valentine’s Day is the most romantic holiday of the year, and it is just around the corner. But while Valentine’s Day is exclusive to those who are in a romantic relationship, there’s one special day that celebrates the women in your life. Those women who are your tribe, your squad. The ones who are your ride or die, your biffles. This holiday is for them and for you. And this holiday is Galentine’s Day. What is Galentine’s Day? It’s a day where women celebrate women. Galentine’s Day is celebrated on February 13, a day before the big romantic holiday, Valentine’s Day. If you’re a fan of Parks and Recreation then…

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  • girlfriends laying in the grass
    Friendships,  Relationships

    7 Reasons Your Girlfriends Are Important In Your Life

    Some people say female relationships are complicated and while this may be true, nothing beats having a solid group of girls who are there for you in the best of times and the worst of times.  Your BFF, the one who’s there for you when your boyfriend dumps you or the guy you’ve been texting suddenly ghosted you. These are the girls you can call in the middle of the night who will listen to you vent about your creep of an ex! These girls are your tribe, your squad. In short, your girlfriends are the cornerstone of your emotional and even physical well-being. 7 Reasons Girlfriends are the Most…

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