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12 traits that ‘perfectly happy’ couples have in common, according to a new study

eHarmony helped conduct “The Happiness Index” which surveyed over 2,000 people in relationships to find out what made them happy. The study found that partners who describe their relationships as “perfectly happy” have similar personalities,political views, and educational backgrounds. These couples also have frequent sex, open communication, and equal power […]
12 traits that ‘perfectly happy’ couples have in common, according to a new study
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9 signs you weren’t ready to break up with your ex

Breakups can be difficult, especially when they happen too early. INSIDER spoke with relationship experts about signs that couples weren’t ready to break up. If you broke up because of one fight, you probably weren’t ready. Breakups are hard, especially if you weren’t ready for one. If your relationship is […]
9 signs you weren’t ready to break up with your ex
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16 real women reveal why they cheated on their partners

If you’ve ever had your heart broken due to infidelity, you know that it’s a special kind of gut punch that takes a surprising amount of effort to overcome. You may never again be able to fully trust your partner after they have cheated. According to Today, cheating (including emotional […]
16 real women reveal why they cheated on their partners
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The most surprising divorce law in 21 US states

Divorce laws vary in every state. In some states, like Utah, separating from your spouse can be a quick affair. In others, like California, divorce can be drawn out for months. In Texas, many courts in the state won’t finalise a divorce while a wife is pregnant. Divorce is a […]
The most surprising divorce law in 21 US states
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13 of the best ways to get over a crush

When getting over a crush, it’s important to talk about your feelings or write them down. Picking up a new hobby or hanging out with friends can also help. Take the time to focus on you. Crushes can be all-consuming – even when we know someone is unavailable, or perhaps […]
13 of the best ways to get over a crush
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10 common reasons why people cheat, according to experts

Everyone has a different reason for cheating, but some are more common than others. They may want the thrill and excitement that it brings. There may be no clarity on your commitment levels. Being cheated on can sometimes feel like the end of the world. Regardless how long you’ve been […]
10 common reasons why people cheat, according to experts
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8 subtle signs your ex is trying to get you back

Breakups can be confusing, especially if your ex may be trying to get back to the way things were. INSIDER consulted two relationship experts to find out which signs you should look out for to see if your ex is trying to get you back. If they still interact with […]
8 subtle signs your ex is trying to get you back
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The biggest love song the year you were born

If you’re in the mood to make the ultimate love song playlist, look no further. We looked at Billboard’s list of the highest-charting songs from every year since 1975 and found the top love song from that time. This includes the hit romantic songs that resonated with listeners, from Whitney […]
The biggest love song the year you were born
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All the celebrity couples that broke up in 2018

2018 has been marked by new celebrity couples – like Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger and Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas– but it’s also been quite the year for splits. Some pairs were together for a few months before calling it quits, while others were together for more than 10 […]
All the celebrity couples that broke up in 2018
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8 things that can keep you trapped in a relationship with a narcissist

Narcissists are highly skilled at picking their victims. They select people who are vulnerable, either because of their past, or because they have high levels of empathy. Here are some of the things that keep people trapped in toxic relationships with narcissists. It’s hard to walk away from a relationship […]
8 things that can keep you trapped in a relationship with a narcissist
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11 tips for getting amazing wedding photos, according to experts

There’s a lot that goes into wedding planning, and getting great wedding photos can be difficult INSIDER spoke to some experts to find out how you can make sure your wedding photos look amazing It’s important that you find someone that you trust There are so many things that go […]
11 tips for getting amazing wedding photos, according to experts
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Why saying no to a second date could be sabotaging your love life

More young people than ever before are now single, and while for some this is a choice, others are struggling to find love. Dating apps are often blamed for the rise of “hook-up culture” and thus the decline of commitment, but this may not be the case. According to The […]
Why saying no to a second date could be sabotaging your love life
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13 signs you’re emotionally ready for a relationship

Being single has plenty of positives. For starters, it gives you the space and opportunity to work on yourself in the way that you need. Additionally, it helps you to see what you don’t want out of a partner and likewise, what you do. But it can also be tough […]
13 signs you’re emotionally ready for a relationship
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14 ways sex is good for your body and brain

Humans spend an inordinate amount of time thinking about, pursuing, and having sex. It’s not just about making babies, because people have sex long before and after they have children – if they have them at all. There are many other reasons people can’t keep their hands of each other […]
14 ways sex is good for your body and brain
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17 steps to leaving an abusive relationship with a narcissist

Leaving a narcissistic relationship is likely to be one of the hardest things you’ll ever do. Narcissists depend on their supply – the people they emotionally, financially, and psychologically drain. They need someone to abuse and manipulate to fulfil their needs and to constantly prove to themselves they are better, […]
17 steps to leaving an abusive relationship with a narcissist
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13 biological factors that make you attracted to someone

Attraction is an unintelligible thing. Sometimes there’s no telling what brings you close to one person over another, or what it was that made you realise you can’t stop thinking about them. There are those who are conventionally good looking, but it’s actually very subjective whether you fancy someone or […]
13 biological factors that make you attracted to someone
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Does your dog really love you?

You love your dog so much, but is the feeling mutual? Cognitive ethologist and author of “Canine Confidential,” Marc Bekoff explains. Following is the transcription from the video. Your dog is the best. You go on long walks together, cuddle up on the couch, and enjoy sloppy kisses. You really […]
Does your dog really love you?
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Headshots, ‘therapy,’ and a 70% success rate: Here’s exactly what you’ll get for a $15,000 membership to a luxury matchmaking service

Dating service Elite Connections charges $US15,000 for a six-month membership. Claudia Duran is a Miami-based matchmaker with Elite Connections. She told us about the perks of membership. For example, you get feedback on what your dates thought of you, unlimited access to Duran’s advice, and a little bit of “therapy.” […]
Headshots, ‘therapy,’ and a 70% success rate: Here’s exactly what you’ll get for a $15,000 membership to a luxury matchmaking service
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Is marrying your cousin actually dangerous?

Do babies born between two cousins actually have a higher chance of having birth defects? Understanding basic genetic principles will help with this question. Following is a transcript of the video. What did Queen Victoria, Charles Darwin, and Albert Einstein have in common? They all married their first cousins. You’d […]
Is marrying your cousin actually dangerous?
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7 physical and psychological changes that happen when you fall in love

Love leads to biological changes that have been observed in scientific research. Being in love can reduce stress, relieve pain, and make you happier. Here are seven ways your body and brain change when you fall in love. Have you ever looked at your partner lovingly and felt your heart […]
7 physical and psychological changes that happen when you fall in love
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6 signs you’re probably ready to get married

Relationship expert Andrea Syrtash shared some of the top signs that you and your partner could be ready for marriage. Those signs include having shared values and goals and having open conversations about sex. Ultimately, you and your partner are the only people who can decide whether you’re ready to […]
6 signs you’re probably ready to get married
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6 signs your relationship is going to last

Relationships built on love, trust, intimacy, and mutual respect are more likely lead to happy and healthy lifelong partnerships. Though no one can predict the future, there are certain relationship qualities that can help determine if your relationship will prosper or fall short. Here are 6 signs, from experts, that […]
6 signs your relationship is going to last
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8 signs your partner is gaslighting you

Gaslighting is a psychologically abusive form of manipulation that occurs in dating and relationships. When someone is gaslighting you, they exert power over you and make you think you’ve lost your ability to think, remember, and rationalize. There are several key signs to watch out for. Here’s how to spot […]
8 signs your partner is gaslighting you
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11 signs your old relationships are affecting your current one

The past impacts our present every day, whether it’s in how we approach certain situations, or how we emotionally react to what people say. In romantic relationships, people can sometimes repeat behaviours to make up for the falls of their previous ones. In psychology this is called repetition compulsion, and […]
11 signs your old relationships are affecting your current one
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I’m a serial ‘ghoster’ in dating — here’s why I do it

Ghosting is much more common in online dating than I originally thought. Though it doesn’t feel great to ghost someone, I think it’s the best way of getting out of a casual relationship if neither party is emotionally invested. Here’s when I’ve ghosted and why I do it. Dating in […]
I’m a serial ‘ghoster’ in dating  —  here’s why I do it
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The psychological reasons why you fall in love with your colleagues

People spend a lot of time with their colleagues. This can lead to strong friendships, and sometimes romantic relationships. There is still a stigma about dating someone in your office, so people tend to be secretive about it. But there are other issues to consider too, such as whether you […]
The psychological reasons why you fall in love with your colleagues
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Almost two thirds of women who say they have never been in an abusive relationship have experienced toxic behaviour — here are the signs to look out for

Someone doesn’t have to be left with bruises for behaviour to count as abuse. Many people don’t realise they are in emotionally or psychologically abusive relationships. This is because they don’t think their partner’s behaviour is bad enough. In fact, early signs of abuse can even be misconstrued as “romantic.” […]
Almost two thirds of women who say they have never been in an abusive relationship have experienced toxic behaviour — here are the signs to look out for
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Inside the life of Cressida Bonas, Prince Harry’s ex-girlfriend

Prince Harry has finally settled down and will marry Meghan Markle on May 19 for the royal wedding of the century. Before Prince Harry found Meghan, the world was certain he would tie the knot with his longtime girlfriend, Cressida Bonas. Who is Cressida Bonas, and why won’t she be […]
Inside the life of Cressida Bonas, Prince Harry’s ex-girlfriend
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5 signs you shouldn’t be getting married

Marriage is an exciting, romantic concept, but it’s also a decision that will change the rest of your life. However, with some introspection, you can better determine whether or nor you are ready for marriage with your significant other. Here are five signs, from expert, that you shouldn’t get married […]
5 signs you shouldn’t be getting married
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9 signs your marriage isn’t as happy as you think it is

Marriage is always hard, and it’s tempting to ignore problems in your relationship and hope that they will go away. But some problems could spell trouble down the road – and will only get worse the longer you put off addressing them. Those problems include experiencing a lot of dramatic […]
9 signs your marriage isn’t as happy as you think it is
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12 hard truths about relationships no one wants to believe

It’s easy to believe that your relationship is different from everyone else’s. It’s probably not. Relationships take effort to maintain, and you won’t always be happy with your partner. Even if you love each other, if you have fundamentally different values, a breakup may be the best option. Everyone knows […]
12 hard truths about relationships no one wants to believe
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20 weird psychological reasons someone might fall in love with you

Certain psychological factors make it more likely – though not certain – that two people will fall in love. Some factors are based in biology, like the way you smell. Other factors are behavioural, like your body language. Love is mysterious, but it’s probably not destiny. According to the research, […]
20 weird psychological reasons someone might fall in love with you
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A couple’s fate can be decided from their first 3 minutes of conversation — here are the biggest mistakes they make

Couples that communicate better stay together. But many people start conversations harshly without even realising it. A new relationship health app called Lasting aims to help couples have healthier, happier relationships. The founder, Steven Dziedzic, told Business Insider some of the traps couples can easily fall into. Communication in any […]
A couple’s fate can be decided from their first 3 minutes of conversation  —  here are the biggest mistakes they make
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The psychologist who’s known for predicting divorce built a ‘love lab’ in Seattle where couples can have every aspect of their relationship analysed and improved

The “love lab” in downtown Seattle allows couples to have their relationship analysed, through observation and physiological measurements. The day-long experience costs $US4,500. Couples receive a personalised report and find out how they can improve the quality of their relationship. John Gottman has become famous as the man who can […]
The psychologist who’s known for predicting divorce built a ‘love lab’ in Seattle where couples can have every aspect of their relationship analysed and improved
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9 things I wish I knew before I got married

Marriage is complicated. That’s a given. When I was getting married I was so stressed about balancing my new family, new responsibilities and new life, I was one seating chart switch away from eloping. But somewhere between tears, nerves and mini meltdowns, I found beauty in my relationship that couldn’t […]
9 things I wish I knew before I got married
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