120+ Questions To Ask Your Girlfriend for a Closer Relationship [2020]

Communication is one of the most important ingredients in any strong, healthy relationship. Of course, you don’t want to be talking about yourself all the time....

On Women Who Hate Cats But Love Men With Cats

When FM first told me that he wanted to adopt a cat, I groaned. Why could it not have been a dog? I knew why. He was religious...

30 People Reveal The Strange Fetishes Their Exes Had That They Hated

These people from Ask Reddit were weirded out by their ex’s kinks. 1. In the middle of foreplay, she was about to get on top of me...

35 R-Rated Tips That Will Make Sex Better 

1. Use cold water to wash cum out of hair etc. Hot water denatures the proteins and makes it super sticky. 2. Never go from anal to...

50 Texts You Should Send To Someone You Appreciate Today 

1. You make the world a better place. 2. You make me feel like I matter. 3. Thank you for being a constant in my life. 4. I don’t say this enough,...

6 Tips For Letting Someone Toxic Back In Your Life In A Smart, Cautious...

Ninety-nine percent of the time, letting someone toxic back into your world is a dangerous idea. You don’t want to get back with your nasty ex....

5 Reminders For Girls Who Have Finally Left Their Toxic Relationship

1. You should be proud of yourself. It takes a lot of courage to leave any relationship, let alone a toxic relationship. It couldn’t have been...

9 Signs You’re Sleeping With The Type Of Person You Deserve

1. You feel completely comfortable in their presence. You don’t feel like you have to cover up your body to avoid being judged. You don’t feel...

7 Reminders When You’re Tempted To Chase After Someone Bad For You

1. Remember, just because you want something (or someone) doesn’t mean it’s good for you. You can’t give into every single temptation. You can’t impulsively do...

6 Signs You Need To Stop Sleeping With Him 

1. You’re looking for a serious commitment — and he won’t put a label on the relationship. Sleeping with him isn’t going to convince him to date...

16 Reminders For Anyone Who Is Nervous About Having Sex 

If you’re nervous about sex, here are some tips from Ask Reddit. 1. Using toys with a partner doesn’t mean the sex is bad. Toys are fun...

7 Things Women Care About During Sex

1. Whether or not you’re reciprocating the amount of effort she’s been putting in. She wants to orgasm, too. She doesn’t want to be stuck doing...

7 Things That Happen When You’re Dating Someone You Can’t Trust

1. You’re going to develop commitment issues. If you can’t trust your partner to stay loyal, then you are going to have trouble committing yourself. You...

5 Reminders For Girls Who Have Never Been In A Long-Term Relationship

1. Your relationship status doesn’t reflect on who you are as a person. You shouldn’t feel like you are lesser simply because you’ve never been in a...

6 Ways You’re Sabotaging Your Own Sex Life

1. You’re lying about your experience in order to stroke your partner’s ego. You should be complimenting you partner — but only when those compliments are...

26 Men Reveal Their REAL Opinion On Small Boobs 

These men from Ask Reddit have some surprisingly sweet opinions about boobs. 1. If a woman is going to show even the slightest amount of interest in...

6 Signs Your Heart Is Maturing

1. You listen to common sense over your gut impulses. Before you text someone who is bad news or agree to go out drinking when you...

Date Someone Mature | Thought Catalog

Date someone mature enough to treat the commitments they’ve made seriously. Someone who means it when they say you’re the only person they want and they...

Stop Fighting For The Wrong Person, The Wrong Relationship, The Wrong Path

You have to give up the idea that you have to stay and fight when a relationship or a friendship isn’t working. Just because you have...

30 Men And Women Reveal What Sexual, R-Rated Thing Turns Them On 

Some men and women from Ask Reddit have revealed their biggest turn ons. 1. I like watching a guy get hard. Like going from soft to...

You Hurt Me — But Somehow I’m The One Who Looks Like The Bad...

It’s not fair that you messed up, you broke my heart, you acted completely inappropriately, and I’m the one who looks like the bad guy. Now that...

Stop Rushing Into The Wrong Relationships For The Wrong Reasons

You shouldn’t rush into the wrong relationship because you’re lonely. It’s much more fun to be single than to be stuck with the wrong person. Having...

How Modern Dating Confuses Each Zodiac Sign

Aries You don’t understand why you’re supposed to play it cool and come across as mysterious. You would rather be blunt and chase after what you want. Taurus You...

Don’t Let Your Almost Hold You Back From New Love

Even though you have strong feeling for them, even though you have your heart set on ending up with them, even though you’re convinced one day...

Toxic Humans Have A Sweet Side — But You Can’t Let That Trick You

Falling for someone toxic doesn’t make you stupid. The reason they’re so toxic in the first place is because there are multiple sides to their personality....

27 Types Of Guys (And Girls) You Should Never Date 

1. Never date someone who makes you feel insecure about your laugh, your weight, or your personality. 2. Never date someone who tells little white lies and leaves out...

20 Insanely Important Things I Learned About Sex In My 20s 

1. Sleeping with someone who isn’t looking for a casual relationship isn’t going to convince them to date you. It’s only going to get your heart broken. 2. Make-up...

5 Signs Something Is Wrong With Your Sex Life

1. You never actually get the chance to orgasm. Your partner shouldn’t be the only person who orgasms when you have sex. If you never get...

7 Reminders For When You’re Feeling Insecure About Sex

1. You don’t have to do anything that makes you uncomfortable. You shouldn’t feel pressured to move fast. You shouldn’t feel obligated to give someone access...

30 Stupidly Simple Compliments To Give Your Boyfriend (Because He’s Desperate To Hear Them)

Some men from Ask Reddit have revealed which compliments they wish their partners would give them more often. 1. I’m lucky to be with you. 2. You make...

The Happiest Humans Don’t Pay Attention To Timing

If you want to reach your dreams, if you want to achieve your goals, if you want to feel fulfilled spiritually and emotionally, then you need...

When You Love Someone, You Learn How To Communicate With Them

When you love someone, you need to learn how to communicate with them properly. You could be on the exact same page as your person but assume...

5 Reasons I’m Actually Glad My Almost Blocked Me

1. Now that you’ve blocked me, I finally know where you stand with me. The worst thing about our ‘relationship’ was that I never had any...

7 Things I Learned From My 7-Month Marriage

Married for an ENTIRE seven months? I’m just like Miley Cyrus and Luann de Lesseps. Please, call me Countess Jackie! You know how it goes: Girl meets...

6 Things I Learned From Postponing My Wedding In A Damn Pandemic

1. You cannot trust anything in this world to go as planned. Even a wedding, which requires planning a year in advance, is never going to...

Stay Single Instead Of Texting Your Toxic Ex 

Stay single because the loneliness you’re feeling right now is going to pass. You don’t want to put yourself through heartache, simply because you’re bored right...

Without Closure, It’s Hard To Move On 

Without closure, it’s hard to accept that a relationship is over. It’s hard to accept that this person is out of your life for good. It’s...

This Is Why You’re Most Likely To Fall In Love With Someone Whose Self-Esteem...

They say we accept the love we think we deserve, but we also accept the partners we think deserve us. The truth is that you’re far more...

5 Things To Keep In Mind Before Forgiving Someone Who Hurt You

1. You don’t actually have to forgive them for what they put you through if you’re not ready. Some people find peace in forging others because...

I Didn’t Burn The Bridge, I Just Lit The Match

I knew that day that there would be no going back from what I had done. I was faced with two options: continue pretending that everything...

29 Manipulative, Toxic Behaviors That Are Disguised As ‘Caring’

You should watch out for these toxic ‘nice’ behaviors mentioned on Ask Reddit. 1. Overprotectiveness. Not the general caring/protecting someone, but a lot of people seem to...

You’ve Broken My Heart One Too Many Times

I know that I told you once that I would always love you. That no matter what might happen in our lives, part of my heart...

When Someone You Love Won’t Let You Help Them

When someone you love won’t let you help them, it’s the most frustrating experience in the world. You can’t understand why the other person would resist...

If You’re Planning On Spending Forever Together, You Need To Get Used To These...

1. You need to get used to sitting in silence. You should feel comfortable with your person. You should be able to enjoy their company, even...

Sometimes, Letting Go Means You Love Yourself More Than You Love Them 

Letting go doesn’t mean you don’t love them. It doesn’t mean that you don’t value the time you’ve spent together or the memories you’ve made. Sometimes,...

5 Things You Should Know Before Dating A Girl Who’s A Planner

1. Nine times out of ten, she isn’t going to agree to last minute plans. The spur of the moment plans she turns down are probably...

6 Bullshit Reasons You Haven’t Stopped Chasing Him, Even Though He’s Clearly Wrong For...

1. You feel like he might change his tune eventually and start treating you better. Although people can change, you can’t count on it happened simply because it’s...

When Your Heart Breaks, It Doesn’t Stay Broken Forever

When your heart breaks, it feels like the pain is never going to go away. It feels like you’re going to be this miserable, this lost,...

If Your Partner Freaks Out Over These 7 Things, They’re Not Your Forever Person

1. When you get emotional over something they don’t understand. Your person should consider your emotions valid, even if they don’t understand why you’re having such a...

It Turns Out ‘Happily Ever After’ Was Always About Pursuing My Own Pleasure

Upon my picture-perfect engagement, my grandmother gifted me a yellowed, decades-worn booklet titled, “Now That You Are To Be Married…” Its Cupid embossed introduction reads, “With...

20 Questions I Wish I Could Ask My Old Friend With Benefits

1. Did you realize you were stringing me along or did you actually believe we were on the same page about everything, did you think I was...

Toxic Humans Are Not Going To Appreciate Your Soft Heart 

Toxic humans are not going to appreciate your soft heart. They are going to accuse you of being clingy, needy, overemotional, overly sensitive. They are going...

6 Reminders For Girls Who Are Feeling Unloved And Unappreciated

1. You are under no obligation to stick with someone who is unable to see your value. In fact, it’s better if you leave people like...

6 Reminders If Your Healing Process Is Taking Longer Than You Hoped

1. Time isn’t the only condition. Effort matters, too. You’re not going to get over someone if you allow yourself to daydream about them every single...

6 Things I Learned From Getting Strung Along By An Almost For Months 

1. You can’t ignore the unacceptable things they do, simply because you want to be with them. You have to look at the whole package. If...

When You Chase After A Guy You Know Is A Bad Idea 

When you chase after a guy you know is a bad idea, you try not to get too attached. You try not to get used to...

6 Reminders When You’re Worried He’s Going To Break Your Heart

1. You have to learn to separate your old, lingering fears from your reality. If you’re worried you’re going to get your heart broken, ask yourself...

7 Ways You’re Probably Traumatized By Modern Dating

Modern dating is extremely traumatizing. Connection is obstructed, you’re chastised for getting attached, and the sheer availability of an entire sea of dating apps, profiles and potential...

6 Dating Games You Might Not Even Realize You’ve Been Playing 

1. You’re always dancing around your feelings. It’s scary to be direct about your feelings, especially when the other person isn’t coming out and saying exactly...

When You Love Someone, You Shouldn’t Test Their Limits

When you love someone, you don’t push them until they break. You don’t test how much they can handle. You don’t try to see how much...

7 Dangerous Mindsets That Are Going To Stop You From Finding Love

1. “I’m not worthy of love.” The saying about needing to love yourself before you can love anyone else isn’t exactly true. However, if you genuinely...

When You’re Finding It Hard To Move On From An Almost — Read This

Almost relationships are potential relationships that never quite get started! But those weird, confusing “almost relationships” — the ones where it seems like it’s all going...

6 Reminders For Soft-Hearted Girls Who Are Always Called ‘Clingy’

1. There’s a difference between being clingy and outwardly loving. Some people are going to accuse you of being clingy because they’re not ready to take...

6 Signs You Aren’t Going Through A ‘Rough Patch’ And Actually Need To Break...

1. Your person has crossed an unforgivable line. Something happened you can’t picture recovering from. It’s not something you can forgive and forget. It’s not something...

9 Signs You’re Probably Going To Break That Poor Boy’s Heart

Sometimes, you should end a relationship before you end up breaking the other person’s heart. If you find yourself relating to the statements below, then you’re probably...

6 Reminders When Your Heart And Your Head Are Pulling You In Different Directions

1. Your feelings aren’t always meant to be acted upon. If you miss someone, that doesn’t mean you should text them. It doesn’t mean you should...

He’s Not Your Forever Person Unless He Keeps These 7 Promises

1. When he promises not to lie to you, he should follow through on it. He shouldn’t tell you little white lies about mistakes he’s made...

6 Brutally Honest Reasons You Might Want To Postpone Your 2020 Wedding

If you’re getting married later in the year, it’s hard to determine whether you should postpone your wedding or keep your fingers crossed. There’s no telling...

If You Want Someone Spontaneous, You Shouldn’t Date Me

I consider myself adventurous, but I’m not even close to spontaneous. I will go hiking with you. Road tripping. Skydiving. Bungee jumping. White water rafting. I’m...

Your Effort Is Worthwhile, Even If It Doesn’t Feel Like It Right Now

Right now, it might feel like you haven’t been making any progress. It might feel like you’re stuck in the same place. It might feel like...

6 Signs You Need To Stay The Fuck Away From Them

1. They expect more from you than they’re willing to give to you. If you don’t answer their texts in ten minutes, they freak out, even...

35 Men On The Most Mushy, Thoughtful, Romantic Thing A Woman Has Ever Done...

These men from Ask Reddit have some pretty amazing girlfriends. 1. My girlfriend remembers every detail of when we first started dating. On a long drive...

Missing Someone Toxic Can Make You Feel Like You’re Going Crazy  

Missing someone toxic can really mess with your brain. There are moments when you feel like you can forgive the bad stuff they put you through,...

You’re Allowed To Be A Pessimist Sometimes

You don’t always have to see the best in a situation. You don’t always have to be thankful for the lessons that you learned when going...

Being Honest While Dating Is A Game Changer

If you’re looking for a serious relationship, be honest about it from the beginning. You might worry you’re going to chase away certain people — but...

The Romantic Gesture That Will Win Over Each Zodiac

Aries Give her a long, sensual massage to soothe her muscles. Taurus Scribble notes and leave them around the house for her to find. Gemini Build a fort where you can...

Stop Telling Me To Calm Down

Stop telling me to calm down because it makes me feel like my emotions aren’t valid. It makes me feel like you haven’t listened to a...

Never Settle For Someone Who Refuses To Take Responsibility For Their Choices

Never settle for someone who refuses to take responsibility for their choices because they are never going to better themselves. Instead of reflecting on the things...

5 Things That Suck About Postponing Your Wedding

1. The decorations are ruined. You’ve bought hundreds of dollar’s worth of decorations with your original wedding date on them that you can no longer use. There...

Bottling Up Your Feelings Will End In A Breakup

Bottling up your feelings will end in resentment. Right now, you might be trying to convince yourself that you can handle these emotions on your own,...

25 Wholesome Facts That Will Make You Believe The Best In People Again

There’s still plenty of good in the world. And Ask Reddit can prove it. 1. In Amsterdam, if someone has no next of kin or close family...

20 Ways To Get Over Your Crush (Because He Doesn’t Deserve You Anyway) 

If you can’t get over your crush, no matter what you do, take some advice from these people from Ask Reddit. 1. I remember how many times...

I’m Slowly Learning Discipline Matters More Than Motivation

I’m slowly learning that it’s impossible to keep your motivation high every single day. You’re not always going to be in the mood to get work...

The Wrong Person Will Make Modern Dating Feel Miserable

The wrong person will make you wonder why you bother with modern dating at all. They won’t want to put a label on your relationship. They...

When Someone Toxic Reaches Out Again

When someone toxic reaches out to you, you are under no obligation to answer them. You don’t owe them anything, not even a response. You don’t...

30 Highly Insensitive Ways Men Hurt Women (Without Even Realizing It) 

If you do any of these things mentioned on Ask Reddit, cut it out now. 1. “You’re so cute when you get angry” I had people tell me...

7 Signs Your Person Is Serious About Spending Forever With You

1. They actively work on problems instead of pushing them under the rug. They don’t want you to end up resenting them. They don’t want you...

When You Love Someone, Their Priorities Should Mean A Lot To You, Too 

It’s impossible to have everything in common with your person. You’re two different humans, so there are going to be differences in opinion. There are going...

6 Reminders For Brides Who Have To Postpone Their Weddings

1. You’re allowed to be pissed. You don’t have to listen to the people who are telling you this is going to make for a good...

There’s A Difference Between ‘Changing For Them’ And ‘Growing Together’

You’re not going to be the same exact person years into a relationship as you were when you first set your sights on each other. You...

30 Hilarious Breakups (That Will Make You Feel Better About Your Own Sucky Love...

If you think your love life is pathetic, wait until you hear these breakup stories from Ask Reddit. 1. I couldn’t find the right pair of stockings...

You’re Not Asking For Too Much 

Expecting them to send a text back within a reasonable time frame is not asking for too much. Your person should consider you one of their...

6 Signs Your Future Doesn’t Include Him 

1. He isn’t treating you great right now. You shouldn’t stay with someone in the hopes they’re going to change their behavior, in the hopes they are...

7 Reminders For Girls Who Are Sick Of Chasing Someone

1. You deserve more than someone who cannot even send a text back. You deserve more than someone who half asses their effort. You deserve more than...

Keep Your Standards High, Even If It Means You Might Be Lonely For A...

Keep your standards high, even if you’re uncomfortable with the idea of being on your own. Even if you hate the thought of sleeping in an...

7 Emotions Every Girl Experiences When She’s In An Almost Relationship

1. Confusion. Your almost is always sending you mixed signals. One day, you will be convinced they want a relationship with you, and the next day,...

If You’re Guilty Of Doing These 8 Things, She’s Going To Get Sick Of...

1. You expect her to text you first every single time, without fail. You never put in work from your end. You never check in to...

5 In-Your-Face Signs You Should Stop Bothering To Text Him 

1. Whenever you check your phone and his name isn’t there, you feel overwhelmed with sadness. There’s a difference between being a bit disappointed when he...

The 30 Biggest Turn Offs In Serious, Long-Term Relationships

If you are in a serious relationship, you should be aware of the biggest turn-offs mentioned on Ask Reddit. 1. Always wanting you to be there...

7 Whirlwind Emotions You Experience When You’re Planning A Wedding In Quarantine 

Planning a wedding is stressful enough on its own. Now that there’s a global pandemic, it’s even more stressful. It’s hard to make it through the...

Your Forever Person Won’t Expect You To Be Happy 24/7

Your forever person isn’t going to expect you to be in a bright, sunshiny mood all the time. They aren’t going to expect you to laugh...

In A Strong Relationship, Not Every Single Problem Should Turn Into A Fight

In a strong relationship, you should feel comfortable talking through your emotions. You should feel encouraged to speak about what is going through your mind, what...

If You Tell Them It Hurts You, And They Do It Anyway, They’re Not...

Your forever person will never want to hurt you. They will hate themselves whenever they realize they’re the cause of your tears. They will want to...

Even When You’re Strong And Independent, Breakups Hurt Like Hell

It doesn’t matter whether you’re okay with being on your own, whether you enjoy spending time with yourself, whether you are perfectly happy with the idea...

Soft Hearts Have A Hard Time Taking Care Of Themselves

Soft hearts have a hard time taking care of themselves because they’re more concerned with how others are doing. They are constantly checking in on their...

When You Know He’s Going To Break Your Heart But Chase Him Anyway

Sometimes, you never see your heartache coming. It catches you completely off guard. And other times, you can see it from miles away. You know the...

Texting Him Is Only Going To Make It Harder To Get Over Him

Sometimes, texting your ex after you’ve broken up is going to give you closure. It’s going to answer all of your lingering questions. It’s going to...

Marry Someone You Would Want Your Daughter To Marry

Marry someone you would want your daughter to marry. Marry someone who wakes you up with the same joy that you’d want giving your baby every morning....

Just Because Your Heart Is Hurting, It Doesn’t Mean You Need To Stay Single

No, you shouldn’t get into a serious relationship with someone new while you’re still obsessing over your ex. No, you shouldn’t leap into the first set...

I’m Exhausted Of Men Keeping It Casual In Order To Gaslight Women

TW: I am a woman who exclusively has sex with men. I can only speak to my experience! When I think about the things I enjoy about...

Loving You Was A Lot Like That One Time I Dislocated My Shoulder

When I was 14, I dislocated my right shoulder during a playoff basketball game. My upper arm separated from my shoulder socket, shifting forward a bruised,...

When You Have To Say Goodbye To The Person You Love

You knew this was going to be hard, but you didn’t know it would be this hard. Now that they are right in front of you,...

Tell Him How You Feel Because It’s Better Than Leaving Your Heart Hungry 

Tell him how you feel because it’s better than watching him closely and searching for signs he feels the same. It’s better than torturing yourself by...

50 Ways To Win Over A Girl Whose Love Language Is ‘Receiving Gifts’

1. Surprise her with flowers for no real reason at all. 2. Buy her a cup of coffee before she leaves for work. 3. Bring her home dessert (or...

If You Are Finding It Difficult To Move On Right Now — Read This

Moving on is difficult. When you care deeply, when you are the kind of person who gives everything you have to those you love, it can...

The Best Relationship Of Your Life Will Be With A Girl Who Loves Fearlessly

Love is a scary subject. Yes, we often paint it with roses and sunset backdrops, sweet words, and nights spent lying next to each other. When we...

I’m Slowly Learning Effort Will Make Or Break A Relationship

In the early stages of a relationship, you don’t want to be stuck doing all the work. You don’t want to be the only one initiating...

Moving On Without You | Thought Catalog

I knew it was going to be hard to leave you behind, but never did I think someone I knew for such a short time could...

How To Deal With Valentine’s Day If You Can’t Get Over Your Ex

It sucks to watch the whole world celebrate love when you’re still in a phase of mourning your last relationship. More than ever it’s easy to...

50 Ways To Win Over A Girl Whose Love Language Is ‘Acts Of Service’

1. Make her coffee to drink as soon as she wakes up in the morning. 2. Blast her favorite music when you’re driving in the car together. 3....

50 Ways To Win Over A Girl Whose Love Language Is ‘Physical Touch’

1. Let her wear your soft, fuzzy sweatshirts that smell exactly like you. 2. Give her shoulder massages before she even has to ask. 3. Hold her hand (or...

The Worst Part Of Chasing Someone Is The Uncertainty, The Self-Doubt, And The Drained...

The worst part about chasing someone is that you’re convinced this could be the one. Otherwise you wouldn’t bother. Deep down in your gut, you feel...

Just Because Your Toxic Relationship Is Over Doesn’t Mean The Pain Ends

When you leave a toxic relationship, the bad shit you’ve been through isn’t going to magically disappear. You’re still going to have moments when you feel...

Walking Away Is Simple, Staying Away Is The Hard Part

You might decide to walk away in the heat of the moment. You might get fired up about the way your person has been treating you,...

8 Ways To Make A Sweet Girl Lose Interest In You Over Text

1. Make her wait hours for a response. She’s not going to expect you to respond within seconds when you’re busy at work or out with...

In 2020, Wear Your Heart On Your Sleeve

In 2020, don’t be afraid of getting hurt. If it happens, it happens. You’ll heal. You’ll get through it and come out stronger. After all, it’s...

7 Reminders For Girls Who Are Sick Of Getting Screwed Over

1. You are not as unlovable as you feel. You cannot blame yourself for the way others choose to treat you. If they don’t want to...

If You’re Hiding These 7 Things From Them, They Aren’t Your Forever Person

1. Your feelings about them. When you’re with your forever person, you shouldn’t play guessing games. You shouldn’t send mixed signals. You should communicate with each...

What Makes Someone A Good, Softhearted Person? 

According to Ask Reddit, this is how to tell whether someone is a good person (or at least trying to be): 1. Respect. Respect for other people,...

6 Reminders For Girls Who Keep Running Back To The Same Guy

1. Your optimism could hurt you. I know you have a forgiving nature. I know you see the best in everyone else. And I know you...

Sometimes, You Need To Escape Your Comfort Zone

Sometimes, you need to step away from situations that make you feel comfortable. You need to decide to do the thing that sounds like the most...

It’s Better To Be Single Than Fight For The Wrong Relationship

It’s better to be single than to fight for the wrong relationship. To fight for the wrong person. To fight for the wrong love. It’s better to...

You Deserve Someone Who Is Excited To Love You

It seems that in the course of modern dating, romance movies, dating apps, and failed connections, we decided that we were asking too much when it...

If You’re Trying To Find Love In 2020, Stop The Bullshit 

In 2020, stop with the bullshit about how there isn’t anyone in this world meant for you. Stop with the bullshit about how your crush is out...

7 Things To Remember When You Feel Like Every Single Day Is The Same

1. The productive things you’re doing today are going to impact your tomorrows. You might feel restless over the fact you’ve been sleeping, eating, working, and...

30 Couples On How They Say, ‘I Love You’ Without Actually Uttering The Words

These couples on Ask Reddit show their love in unique ways. 1. Sending them memes, taking interest in their interests, trying to cook things they enjoy,...

Toxic Humans Will Change The Narrative, Making You Look Like The Crazy One

At first glance, toxic humans seem charming. They seem polite. They seem perfectly harmless. The problem is, even after you sense their true colors, after you get...

When You Realize He’s Been Leading You On, Walk Away

When you realize he’s been leading you on, take a moment to pause. To accept what happened. To get the tears out of your system. To...

If You Don’t Find A Way To Release Your Emotions, They Will Quietly Control...

Overthinking how you feel is not healing how you feel. Analyzing the past, tracing traumas to their roots, figuring out who deserves blame, recognizing the circumstances that...

In 2020, Don’t Date Anyone Who Won’t Prioritize You 

In 2020, don’t date anyone who won’t prioritize you. Don’t date anyone who makes you fight for their attention. Don’t date anyone who makes you feel...

The Way Truly Toxic People Will Make You Feel 

Toxic people will make you feel crazy. Like you’re overreacting. Like you’re too emotional for your own good. Like you don’t have a reason to be...

This Is How To Love Yourself When Nobody Else Does

When you feel like no one loves you, it can drastically drain your self-confidence. It can make you feel ugly and unwanted. It can convince you...

This Is What Getting Engaged Really Means Because It’s About More Than A Sparkly...

Getting engaged is about more than getting a diamond ring. It’s about more than throwing a party. It’s about more than posting cute pictures on social...

13 Reminders To Knock Sense Into You When He’s Seeing Other Girls

1. You deserve to be a priority. A first choice. Someone’s number one. 2. There are other guys out there. Guys who are willing to commit to one woman....

77 Easy-To-Forget Items You Need In Your Wedding Day Survival Kit 

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How You’re Still Gaslighting Yourself About Your Last Relationship

You can’t get over a breakup until you let the breakup happen. Unfortunately, most of us get stuck in a blame cycle where we obsess instead...

Don’t Forget Why You Walked Away From Someone Toxic

Once you’ve been separated from someone toxic for a while, the reasons you left might start to blur and fade. Your bad memories of them might...

15 New Dating Trends That Are Going To Break Your Heart In 2020

1. Type-casting. When you only date people with a certain love language, personality type, or astrology sign because you’re convinced they’re the only type of person...

Walking Away From A Serious Relationship In Your Twenties Is The Worst 

When you walk away from a serious relationship in your twenties, you’re walking away from an alternate ending. From the happily ever after you had in...

33 Kickass Bachelorette Party Ideas (So You Can Skip The Strip Club)

If you don’t have the money to fly across the country or the stomach to visit a strip club, here are a few fun ideas for...

Putting Effort Into Your Relationship Means Putting Effort Into Yourself

Putting effort into your relationship means more than planning dates. It means more than sending the first text. It means more than checking in with your...

It Sucks To Feel Like You’re Falling Behind

It sucks when you feel like everyone else is ahead of you. Like you’re falling behind. Like you’re the only one who is stumbling through life,...

A Eulogy For The Living: On Grieving Someone Who Isn’t Dead

Trigger warning: suicidal ideation “When does a war end? When can I say your name and have it mean only your name and not what you left...

When You’re Dealing With Someone Toxic, You Don’t Have To Choose Forgiveness

You don’t have to choose forgiveness. You don’t have to take the high road. You don’t have to rearrange your morals, your standards, and your expectations...

When You Care About Someone, Show It

When you care about someone, show it. Allow yourself to act vulnerable. Give yourself permission to express your emotions. Don’t leave anything left unsaid. Don’t censor...

60 Adorable Instagram Captions For All Your Couples Photos In 2020

1. Nothing to see here, just a couple of weirdos in love. 2. I’m a mess, but I’m his mess. 3. This is what happens when you refuse to settle. 4....

‘My Dearest Emily’—The Heartbreaking Love Affair Of Emily Hale And T.S. Eliot

“Emily Hale” began trending on the Internet this week – when Princeton University Library released the 1,131 letters that the poet T. S. Eliot had written...

I Would Have Done Anything For You To Be The Person You Promised You...

It’s late, our watches creeping towards midnight and we’re stumbling through a quiet, residential part of North London; I don’t remember how we arrived here but...

The Honest Truth Is That Good Relationships Don’t End, And Romanticizing The Past Is...

If you feel as though you cannot move on from the past, as though everything good is behind you, and as though you cannot understand why...

You’re Not ‘Crazy’ For Getting Attached, It’s Crazy That We Treat Dating So Casually...

When an almost relationship comes to an end, there’s usually not a definitive breaking point. There’s just drifting, fading, and then, of course, an inquiry. You wonder...

I Was A Living Heart-Eyed Emoji For You

The waitress asked, “Can I get you two anything else?” If only waitresses were genies who could grant wishes. From the start the menu read “crash and...

This Is Me Taking The Baby Steps To Get Over You

Last night was the first night I went to bed not thinking of you. It was the first night I slept in the middle of the...

I Always Want To Text Him In November

It’s always hard this time of year. Even when I’m at my happiest, my most confident self, there is that part of me that thinks, “I wish...

How To Let Go Of Someone Who Has Already Let Go Of You

Take a deep breath. Count to three. Exhale. Sometimes it’s hard to let people go. However, sometimes we are left with no other choice. The reasons are...

It’s Time I Said Goodbye To You

I was driving to work  and saw how much the leaves had begun to change. Their vibrant reds and oranges, scattered on the ground and hanging...

Me, Him, And A Few Other Things I’m Admittedly Afraid Of

I stopped taking Xanax some time ago. But inside my purse, I’m carrying the last two. Just in case, I thought the day I put them...

This Is The Kind Of Date You Deserve

You deserve a date that makes your heart skip a beat. Maybe it’s the way they look. Perhaps it’s the way they look at you. Maybe it’s...

The Best Thing About Dating You, Based On Your Enneagram Type

Type 1: You aren’t afraid to do what’s right. You aren’t afraid to do the right thing, even if it’s not the most popular choice. The people...

If I Was Less Of A Girl, And More Of A Woman

I’m spinning drunk, spinning dizzy. Picking at hangnails like I can dig my way to you. I would bite your neck if I could leave my...

I Miss You, But I Can’t Wait For You Anymore

I can’t wait around for you anymore. Even as I say it, it feels like a lie. It feels like a lie because of how long I...

The Honest Truth About What Happens After You Free Yourself From An Almost Relationship

When you’re in an almost relationship, you’re in a sense, tied down. You’re committed. You see a future. You don’t want to date anyone else. So...

What You Want Vs. What You Need In A Relationship Based On Your Enneagram...

Type 1: The Reformer What You Want: Someone to always say you’re right. Someone who is essentially perfect and what you expect in your head. Someone who...

Here We Are | Thought Catalog

Dark tendrils of wavy hair are stuck to my chest, my throat, and the back of my neck. I wake up breathless, sweating and panting, with...

How Life Changes After Finding Love

We think that all our questions get answered when we find the right person. We think that the moment we’ve found love, we’ve found a way...

A Short List Of Things That Are Absolutely Not Poetic

1. that song. that song which is–was–our song. the one you once played when we hung out and then randomly came up in my spotify the day...

One Year Of You

June It wasn’t love at first sight with him but familiarity – the kind that only deepened the more our paths crossed, like walking on uncharted territory...

A Love Story Told Through Missed Connections

The entry to this comedy club reeks of bad 90s design with checkered wallpaper plastering the entryway. The remaining walls near what resembles a stage in...

Stay Single Until Love Feels Exactly Like This

Stay single until you find someone who doesn’t want to play games, someone who knows what they want. Someone who will tell you how they feel,...

This Is The Only Way To Truly Determine If Someone Is The ‘Love Of...

When you are growing up, everyone tells you that you will “just know” when you’ve met the person you’re going to be with forever. This supposed just...

There’s A Difference Between Romantic And Attachment Love, And It Will Help You Figure...

There are many different types of love we experience in a lifetime. You know that the type of love you have for your parent isn’t the...

He Loves Wilco And I Ask, ‘Who?’

I can’t tell if he rolls his eyes, because I am already rolling mine. As a music snob, I have stuck to my snobbery and refused...

Fifteen Things You Should Know

One, I lied. To you and to myself. The first time you told me that you loved me, I knew that my feelings were getting to that...

I Just Want To Be On Fire

I’ve been waiting 21 years for someone to have sex with me while listening to Springsteen’s “I’m on Fire”. I think it would be magical as...

A Short, Sad Love Story

My brief love affair with Los Angeles coincided with the similarly brief and most intense relationship I’ve ever had. It began in the spring- blossoming out...

7 Reminders For Anyone Who Is Sick And Tired Of Dating Apps

1. The amount of matches you receive has no correlation to your value. Just because someone hasn’t swiped right on you in a while doesn’t mean...

Friends Don’t Touch Like This

The sun is slipping beyond the city skyline. You’re sat close to me but we don’t touch. That was part of the deal. It’s warm out,...

Don’t Date Immature Men | Thought Catalog

I’m a kid at heart. I never take myself too seriously. I want to date someone who is able to let loose and act silly when...

Date Someone Who Doesn’t Mind Your Guy Friends 

Don’t settle for someone who gives you ultimatums. Don’t settle for someone who forces you to pick between him and friends you’ve known your entire life. Don’t...

He’s Going To Lose Interest If You Do These 50 Things

Some men from Ask Reddit are here to tell you what has made them lose interest in a woman before. 1. Her inability to keep a conversation...

I’m Giving You Another Chance — But That Doesn’t Mean What You Did Was...

I’m going to give you another chance — but that doesn’t mean you’re forgiven for everything you’ve done. It doesn’t mean you’re getting off easy. You’re...

‘Having History’ Is A Bad Excuse To Keep Dating Him

Stop worrying about how much history you have with him. Stop worrying about how much time you’ve spent together, how many milestones you’ve reached, how long...

I Won’t Make You Fight For Me

If you promise to love me the right way, and actually follow through on that promise, then I’m going to return the favor. I’m not going...

What Happens When You Date A String Of Toxic People

When you date a string of toxic people, you have a funny idea about romance. You mistake assholes for sweethearts whenever they put in the tiniest...

Toxic Relationships Will Harden Your Heart

Toxic relationships will make you think about dating differently. They will slowly transition you from a romantic to a skeptic. They will make you wonder whether...

Giving You A Second Chance Means Giving Myself Another Broken Heart

Giving you a second chance would mean giving you the chance to hurt me again. It would mean allowing you back into my cracked, bleeding heart....

The More You Chase Him, The More You’re Hurting Yourself

The more you chase him, the more power you’re giving him. You might not be happy with the small amount of effort he’s been putting into...

30 Bitchy Texts You Should Send The Boy Who Isn’t Meeting Your Standards

You might not actually want to send these texts, but they’re fun to think about. 1. I’ve made a lot of mistakes in my life. Sticking around...

You’re Making It Hard For Me To Forgive You

I’m trying to be the bigger person. I’m trying to give you a second chance. I’m trying not to throw away everything that happened between us....

The Happiest Girls Are The Ones Who Give Themselves Praise

The happiest girls avoid tearing themselves apart. They avoid self-destruction. They avoid negative thinking. Sure, there are moments when their self-consciousness gets the best of them,...

Why You Should Never Get Married, Based On Your Zodiac Sign 

Aries It’s too expensive. Taurus It’s going to cause family drama. Gemini It’s going to stress you out too much. Cancer You don’t need a ring to prove your love. Leo Planning is going to...