7 Things to Discuss With Your Partner Before You Have a Baby

Before you and your partner have a baby, it’s important to make sure you’re both on the same page. We chatted with Monica Mendez Leahy, author of 1,001 Questions to Ask Before You Have a Baby to find out exactly what should be discussed: 1. “What are your thoughts about starting a family?” -... read more

Stop Talking About Your Relationship and Just Live It

It’s no secret that communication is the cornerstone of every healthy relationship. But there is such a thing as over communicating. Sometimes talking can become the root of the problem rather than the solution to it. When this happens, it’s important to be able to take a step back and recognize that words are no... read more

Two Cups of Coffee a Day Can Be Good For Your Marriage—Here's Why

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Turns out, coffee has another benefit: it may be able to improve the sex life of millions of couples. In the United States alone, 18.4 percent of men over 20 experience erectile dysfunction—that’s around 18 million who are affected. But now, researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston have found... read more

Don’t Kill Poker Night Once You’re Married, Just Wound it a Little

I live in New York City, which means that roughly one out of every fifty people I know actually has a decent enough sized apartment to fit more than three grown adults in it. Needless to say, poker night in New York can be something of a rarity. I’ve been lucky though; I’ve actually had... read more

Video: We Know What You're Really Doing at that Airbnb Rental, and It's OK

A hilarious parody video is calling out what couples really do during their stays in an Airbnb rental: go in a stranger’s apartment and look through their stuff. The people who brought you “Everyone’s Upstairs Neighbor” have done it again. This time they’re tackling the instinctive human trait that is nosiness. “We’re introducing... read more

So You’ve Married a Vegetarian: Dealing With Mixed Dietary Relationships

When it comes to mixed-faith marriages, few people will bat an eye anymore. Live and let live seems to be the running order of the day. But end up in a relationship with someone who’s meat-eating views are different from yours and things can get pretty combustible. When it comes to eating anything that had... read more

Why You Need Coverage for Those Big Milestones

By Melissa Walker For this series called Take It From Me, we asked couples to dish about what they wish they knew before moving in with their partner. Read the rest of the stories here. Mitch Happ, Lincoln, Nebraska Allstate Agent Mitch is married and living with his wife and two... read more

10 Rules For Living Together as a Couple

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Moving in together can be exciting, but it’s important to have a few ground rules. Here are 10 you should probably consider: 1. Choose Decor Together—No one wants to live in a home that feels like someone else’s, so make sure both of you are equally represented when it comes to how the place is... read more

How to Keep Resentment From Overtaking Your Relationship

By Melissa Walker For this series called Take It From Me, we asked couples to dish about what they wish they knew before moving in with their partner. Read the rest of the stories here. Julie Pennell, Oxford, England Julie, a contributor for The Nest,... read more

Dealing with the Trickiest Part of any Relationship: Finances

If you’re looking for a true unicorn in this world, it’s the couple that has never had a disagreement about money. Countless studies, surveys, and anecdotal evidence have shown that money is one of the main pressure points in any long-term relationship. Mostly this is due to the fact that, when two people come together,... read more
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