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6 things you can take care of before moving day

It seems like every movie that depicts a couple moving in together shows them unpacking in their cavernous new home filled with original details, playfully putting a dab of paint on each other’s faces, eating Chinese food (or sometimes pizza), and then having sex on the floor. If only we could all live such a charmed existence! But alas, there’s so much more to it than that. It’s not all fun and games, and it’s definitely not all sexy. So here are our top tips for getting through the process with your relationship and your sanity intact.

10 tips for surviving a long road trip together

Road trips can be super fun—the snacks, the podcasts, the wind in your hair—what’s not to like? But spending many, many hours in a tiny space with your partner could also lead to some…issues, if you’re not thoughtful about your approach. Here are 10 hard-earned lessons that will help you along your way.

Moving on with no closure in 5 steps


communication , frisky friday, relationships

If you’ve ever been ghosted, you know how confusing and stressful it can be. You’re left questioning things you thought you knew and ricocheting between being afraid that this person is lying in a ditch somewhere and thinking they’re the biggest jerk in the world. Here’s how to handle it.

These conversation starters will help you avoid the second date funk


communication , frisky friday, date ideas, relationships

Second dates can be hard. You’re transitioning from the light, sparkling banter of a first date to deeper stuff. You know you need to be vulnerable to find out if this is a good match for you, but this person is also still basically a stranger. We’re help to help you navigate these tricky waters with deep questions that aren’t too deep. You’ll get to know the person but neither of you will leave the date feeling laid bare. Unless that’s how you want it to go (wink wink).