You might be familiar with this type of behavior from TV shows and movies, but it can be difficult to spot in real life.
The traveling, the pressure to find the right gift, the lack of time/money to find the right gift — it's totally understandable to feel stress around the holidays. But you may also feel extra stress on your relationship during this …
The truth is, it's always going to come down to the specific circumstances of the relationship and the people involved.
How do you know if you're being cheated on? You probably see some of the signs your partner is cheating before you have any real proof. There's that awful, pit-in-your-gut sensation when something is a little bit off and you can't put …
Yet far from the warmth and family spirit of the holidays, there's another trend this season. It turns out, the holidays are a big time for cheating.
But, no matter how you're feeling, there's one thing that's so important to keep in mind, and it all comes down to how you feel about this person and how they feel about you.
It is possible to get through this holiday season without feeling like you're totally inundated with pressure to be in a couple, insensitive questions, or just a lot of reminders of your ex.
The reason? They're used to compromising — even when their partner cheated, disrespected them, or lied.
Sometimes it's because something truly awful happens and you can't repair things like you think you could, and sometimes love fades away.
Everyone has relationship baggage, and that's nothing to feel badly about, but it has to be balanced out with giving your new relationship a clean slate.