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Mar 19

6 Ways Introverts Want to Be Celebrated This National Introverts Week


Here are some ways to honor the powerful silent types in your life this week—especially if that person is you.
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Feb 19

Embrace the Ease of a "Day-of" Party (So You Can See Your Friends More)

Life is stressful enough as it is—so make this the weekend you stop putting unnecessary pressure on yourself when it comes to hosting. Does your house need to be impeccably clean with a three-course dinner planned and a carefully crafted evite in order to have a good time? No. Is it easy to get swept up in appearances and pretend it does? Absolutely.

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26
Jan 19

HGTV Announced A New Show About Redecorating After A Breakup

Sometimes, you’re lucky to learn that your relationship is incompatible early on and can detach your ex from the space you shared. However, many times there are years of memories created within those four walls, filled with design and decor decisions that represented you as a couple. Well, f*ck that. And that’s where HGTV’s new show “Unspouse My House” comes in.

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Jan 19

The Best Real Estate Advice for Couples, According to Divorce Attorneys

First comes love. Then comes marriage… or a civil union or cohabitation. From there, we’re cheering for something along the lines of “and they lived happily ever after.” But because life is full of plot twists—and because divorce rates are around 40 to 50 percent in the United States—it can be important to take some precautions when you’re buying a house with a partner.

Who better to offer that advice than divorce attorneys? Here, they share some of their best real estate advice for couples looking to buy a home together:

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18
Oct 18

All Couples Should Do This Before They Move in Together

When my boyfriend and I decided to move in together after a year of long distance, I knew there would be our share of compromises. One in particular would be combining the contents of two apartments into one singular household. Though I had done a thorough cleaning of my space and came out with a chunk of items to throw out, sell, or donate, I still naturally had accumulated a good amount of things. There were extra towels and bedding that I never really used, throw pillows and blankets, pots for my plants, books, old paperwork, and documents over the years. My boyfriend, however, came into our new space with just the essentials and very minimal “stuff.”

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Jun 18

10 Smart, Introspective Questions to Ask Your Partner at the Dinner Table

“How was your day?”

Every couple sharing an evening meal together has asked this question. It’s a fine question; you care about each other, after all, and are genuinely interested in what happened that day! But sometimes, especially for couples who’ve been together a long time, dinner conversations can settle into the same grooves night after night — work talk, complaining about the subway, what’s new with the kids.

Here are 10 more questions to ask at the dinner table tonight, because just when you think you know everything about your partner, isn’t it lovely to be surprised?

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14
Mar 18

The Mega List of Things to Do Together in Bed (That Have Nothing to Do With Sex or TV)

Let’s preface this by stating clearly that there is absolutely nothing wrong with sex or TV. They’re both fantastic when enjoyed with a loving partner (or by yourself). But whether your relationship is brand new or you’ve been together so long you’re inadvertently starting to dress the same, building intimacy as a couple is important. And real intimacy, well, that can sometimes take more than just a little Netflix and chill.

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08
Mar 18

Parting With My Studio Apartment — and My Independence

When my partner and I left Chicago for San Francisco, we decided to hold off on moving in together. We hadn’t been dating for very long and wanted to establish our own, independent selves and lives in the new city. Plus, I had never lived by myself. I was enamored with the idea of creating my very own home, with no bathrooms to share or aesthetics to clash. I fixed my own appliances (with a little assistance from YouTube) and never split the rent or the bills for the wifi. My small studio quickly became a symbol of my growing independence and self-sufficiency.

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Dec 17

Dating Sucks So Go On Ahead and Marry That Chandelier, Girl

Listen, dating in the modern age is hard as hell. So whenever someone finds their one true love, good for them. Amanda Liberty, a 33 year old British woman, recently announced that she is engaged to her 90 year old chandelier.

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02
Dec 17

These Empathy Cards Are For Anyone Having a Tough Year During the Holidays

Where’s the holiday card for, “I’m sorry your cat died” or “it really sucks to be sick when everyone is celebrating”? When a regular greeting card won’t do, we found some empathetic ways to say, “I’m here for you,” courtesy of Option B.

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