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Interpersonal relationships are a vital part of everyday life. We know relationships aren’t perfect, but we can help guide you through advice on how to fix common issues, things you should and shouldn’t say to the people in your life, and, of course, roundups of funny cartoons and quotes to remind you that laughter can be the best medicine.

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    13 Annoying Habits That Could Be Sabotaging Your Friendships

    Two experts share the seemingly small things you're doing that could have a big impact on your friendships—and what to do instead if you want to know how not to be annoying

    What Is a Beige Flag?

    We all have one!

    Amazon’s 15 Best Outdoor Games for Serious Fun in the Sun

    From classic games like croquet to fun bean bag races for kids, we rounded up the best Amazon outdoor games...

    40 Teacher Memes to Keep You Laughing Until Summer Break

    This time of year, the only assignment teachers and kids care about is counting the days till summer break. These...

    16 Polite Habits Teachers Actually Dislike—and What to Do Instead

    Teachers love and appreciate any kind gesture from parents and students ... but there are some things they love and...

    How I Survived an Awkward Family Dinner with My Humor Intact

    Stand-up comedian Zach Zimmerman recounts their first family dinner in four years, proving with their trademark humor that you can...

    I Feed My Family of 5 on $200 a Week—Here’s How

    It's tough to stick to a grocery budget right now, but I use a couple strategies to save hundreds of...

    The 7 Best Air Purifiers for Pet Households to Eliminate Dander and Allergens

    Beat dander, dirt and allergens with these air purifiers made for pet owners. We found options at all price points...

    How a Trip with 20-Plus Strangers Revitalized My Marriage

    Who could have predicted that touring cave paintings across Spain and France would be just the boost our relationship needed?

    How to Make Friends as an Adult—and Keep Them

    Everyone needs reliable friends in their inner circle. If you're in need of new pals, follow this expert advice for...

    The Odd Couple: How Two Opposites Formed an Inspiring Decades-Long Friendship

    It was disdain at first sight. Forty years later, they’re still best friends.

    The Importance of Men’s Friendships—and How Poker Could Make Them Stronger

    People who make time to hang out with friends have all the luck

    I Asked ChatGPT Some Personal Questions, and Let’s Just Say She’s Not a Good Friend

    ChatGPT may be able to write a 10-page essay on the history of the world, but when it comes to...

    100 Best Group Chat Names That Will Make Everyone Laugh IRL

    Sure, group chat names are useful for easily identifying message recipients … but the best group chat names will bring...

    How to Give the Perfect Wedding Toast That’s Memorable for All the Right Reasons

    The best wedding toasts are the perfect marriage of thought, planning, practice and humor. These ideas and examples will help...

    How to Write a Thank-You Note to a Teacher That Will Mean So Much

    A well-crafted, heartfelt thank-you note to a teacher can become something they treasure for years

    100+ Sweet Nicknames for Your Girlfriend or Wife That Will Make Her Love You Even More

    Whether you want to go sweet, sexy or silly, these romantic nicknames for your girlfriend or wife are sure to...

    120+ Flirty Nicknames for Your Boyfriend or Husband That Set the Stage for Romance

    Love is in the air! Here’s how to choose the perfect nickname for your hunka hunka burnin' love—aka your boyfriend...

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    100 Heartfelt Engagement Wishes to Celebrate the Happy Couple

    Is there something new and shiny in your loved one's life? Once you're done screaming for joy, we've got the...

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    Here’s How Much You Should Spend on an Engagement Ring, According to Experts

    You want the moment to be amazing, so don’t let the question of how much to spend on an engagement...

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    Should I Propose Before or After Dinner? Here’s What the Experts Say

    As they say, timing is everything! Proposing at the right time will make the moment even more magical—and make you...

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    How to Apologize Like You Mean It

    Apology experts name four main things to consider before you say "I’m sorry"

    15 Engagement Gifts the Happy Couple Will Love (and Actually Use)

    From custom coffee mugs to cozy decor, we've rounded up foolproof engagement gifts any soon-to-be-married duo are sure to adore.

    I’m an Introvert Who Challenged Myself to Connect with Strangers, and I’ve Never Been Ha...

    Talk with strangers, and you could reduce stress and boost wellness while making yourself happier overall

    These Are the Most Popular Baby Names in Each State

    Can you guess some of the most popular baby names of your state?

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    14 Ways to Be Romantic and Sweep Your Partner Off Their Feet

    Prioritizing romance keeps your relationship hot and healthy. We've got the expert advice you need to learn how to be...

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    How to Set Boundaries and Build Better Relationships

    If you feel like you don't have any more to give, it might be time to learn how to set...

    What Is Koselig? How to Incorporate This Norwegian Concept Into Your Life

    Just when you were learning how to pronounce "hygge," there's a new Nordic concept for cozy, happy living this winter

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    52 Vintage Baby Names That Are Making a Comeback

    Did any of your nostalgic favorites make the list?

    100 Sweet Baby Shower Wishes to Send Expectant Parents

    Toys break and diapers end up in the trash, but these thoughtful baby shower wishes will be treasured forever

    What Is Monotasking—and Why It’s Better for You Than Multitasking

    Monotasking makes you more productive and is healthier for your brain—but what is it?