Am I in Love

Signs you are in love, on quips and tips for love relationships.


How to Make a Relationship Last – for Better or Worse

For better or worse, right? It may depend. Here are seven tips on how to make a relationship last – I combined my own personal marriage experience with a few tips from couples’ therapists. “I feel like my marriage is in trouble,” says Hurt on How to Cope With a Husband Who Criticizes You. “I don’t know how to talk to […]

How to Make a Relationship Last

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How to Stop Going Back and Forth in Your Relationship

The only thing worse than you going back and forth in your relationship is when your partner can’t decide if he wants to be with you. Here’s how to make a decision about your relationship, how to stop going back and forth, and how to find peace with the decision you make. “I knew I was in a toxic relationship […]


8 Signs of the Perfect Boyfriend for You

The perfect man doesn’t exist, but you can find the perfect boyfriend for you. This doesn’t mean he’s flawless. Your boyfriend will make mistakes, disappoint you, and even hurt you occasionally. All relationships – even the best, healthiest ones – go through ups and downs. All boyfriends – even the ones who seem perfect – make bad choices and say […]

The Perfect Boyfriend

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How to Recover After Losing Yourself in a Relationship

You need to learn how to recover when you lose yourself in a relationship. Why? Because the only way to be happy and healthy is to know what you think and feel. Without this connection with yourself, you can’t find peace or joy. Recently I’ve been getting lots of comments from readers who feel like they’ve lost themselves in their relationships. […]


How to Tell if Your Boyfriend Has Commitment Issues

Are you a priority in his life, or does your boyfriend have commitment issues? Here’s how to tell if you’re wasting your time on your relationship. Meet Catherine, who asked for help with her boyfriend. She’s 37 years old, and is in a relationship with a man who is 29 years old. They see each other in person sometimes, but […]

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Lost That Loving Feeling? When to Give Up On Your Marriage

The bad news is it doesn’t matter how you feel. That’s also the good news! Why? Because your marriage commitment goes beyond feelings. Here’s how to know when to give up on your marriage instead of trying to make it work – these tips are inspired by a reader who asked for help deciding if she should stay or go. If […]


How to Stop Being a Controlling Girlfriend

Controlling girlfriends don’t make life light or enjoyable for their boyfriends – or themselves. These tips on how to stop trying to control your boyfriend will help you ease up and let your relationship unfold naturally. I’m writing this post for a reader who commented on How to Deal With Your Husband’s Toxic Ex-Wife. She is a self-confessed “control freak”, and […]

how to stop being a controlling girlfriend

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10 Time-Tested Ways to Know if You Love Someone

When you ask “Do I love him?”, you need signs that will stand the test of time. Here’s how to know if you love someone and what you need to know about love. These tips are from relationship experts, divorce attorneys (they know a surprising amount about love!), and scientific research. The least helpful advice I got was “I just […]