Why we end up hating the things we used to love about someone

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Like a moth to a flame, individuals are drawn to the very aspects of another individual that they will eventually dislike.

— Diane Felmlee in The Dark Side of Relationships


The short answer is yes, according to relationship experts

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Here’s a common romantic myth: in a satisfying relationship with the right person, you should never feel attracted to anyone else.


Relationship experts explain the psychology behind infidelity

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A distraught woman looks through a restaurant window. She has spotted her partner on a date with someone else.
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Many of us like to believe we’re not the ‘type’ of person who would ever cheat on a partner.


Everyday compassionate acts can boost relationship satisfaction

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Falling in love can be an incredible experience. Many of us start relationships on a hopeful, optimistic note, high on the euphoria that accompanies newfound love.


Does your new partner need to know about your guilty secrets?

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Is it possible that someone could love the real me?

— Lillian B. Rubin, Intimate Strangers

So you’re in a new relationship.

Examples of possible guilty secrets

  • Maybe your last relationship ended after you cheated on your ex.
  • Or…


Signs you’re more than ‘just friends’ with someone outside your relationship

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Is there such a thing as ‘emotional cheating’?

What is an emotional affair?

“An emotional affair is an intense, secret relationship that competes with and undermines your primary relationship,” writes Dr. Kenneth Paul Rosenberg, psychiatrist, addiction specialist, and author of Infidelity: Why Men and Women Cheat.


The crucial conversation many couples neglect

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A woman gazes into the camera. Her partner’s back is turned.
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In a committed relationship, what is considered ‘cheating’?

Defining infidelity isn’t always simple

In some ways, technology and the internet have made infidelity more ambiguous.

We see numerous…


As well as 5 “love languages”, there are 5 “apology languages”

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So you messed up. You made a mistake. Inadvertently, you ended up hurting the person you love.

The words “I’m sorry” aren’t always enough

When one individual feels wronged by another, it isn’t just the words “I’m sorry” they need to hear, says Beverly Engel, licensed marriage and family therapist and author of The Power of Apology.


Simple, inexpensive, yet effective ways to connect

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What are some great ways to say “I love you”, without using those specific words?


Tips to help long-term couples maintain an erotic connection

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How do successful long-term couples maintain a satisfying sex life?

Zara Zareen

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