But you should know what it looks like if your partner is trying to connect and get closer to you, because it may be a sign that they need something from you or from the relationship that they’re just not …
Because even though it may seem like old-fashioned advice, the first year of marriage is still a challenge.
Because everybody needs a little more TLC some of the time and, if a person is taking advantage of you, they're going to make it sound like they really need it.
There are a lot of women out there who are in happy, loving, long-term relationships who just don’t feel the itch.
But why should a night meant to give us the same opportunity to celebrate as men—that has its roots in a revolution of female independence—reduce us all to penis straws and male strippers?
But there are ways to protect your relationship from cheating, whether it's talking to your partner when you feel tempted or discussing what monogamy means to you as a couple.
Codependence is about being so reliant on your partner or on your relationship that you'll put it before everything else.
As you get older, there's more and more of a societal pressure to get pregnant — and when your friends start families of their own, there can be a peer pressure element as well.
But proposing is a huge decision—one that can shape the rest of your life—so why would 95 percent of women who presumably want to get married just wait around for it to happen?
But what makes someone who’s never wanted to get married suddenly (or not so suddenly) have a change of heart?