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Five "Healthy" Relationship Habits That Are Actually Toxic

Five "Healthy" Relationship Habits That Are Actually Toxic

Here are some relationship habits that seem healthy, but can actually be toxic: 1. Saying the other person is "everything" to you. Or any other statement that makes it sound like you'd be nothing without them. The sentiment is sweet. But subconsciously, it can make you less independent, and way too...
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The Top Ten Things Couples Would Change About Each Other

The Top Ten Things Couples Would Change About Each Other

1,500 married couples were asked what they'd change about each other if they could. The average woman would change four things about her husband. And the average guy would change six things about his wife. Here are the top ten for both, starting with things women would change about their husband: 1...
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12% of People Have Been in a Relationship With Someone They Thought Was Ugly

Would you date someone who you didn't find attractive? Who hated sex? Who totally let themselves go once you got together? A survey dug into those typical dating dealbreakers, and found out how many people had relationships where they caved on pretty major issues. Here are the results. 1. 30% of...
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What's the Last Thing You Look at Before You Go to Sleep: Your Significant Other, or Your Phone?

What's the last thing you look at before you go to sleep: Your significant other . . . or your phone? According to a survey by Asurion, 25% of people say it's their phone. And even though that means three-quarters of people still have their priorities somewhat straight, it's not like they're all...
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Does Your Relationship Pass This Ten-Question Love Test?

A group of divorce lawyers came up with a list of ten questions as part of a study by the University of Exeter that they say every couple should talk about before they get married. If you don't answer yes to all ten, don't worry. It doesn't mean you're totally wrong for each other, but it might...
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Half of People Secretly Wish They Could Sleep in Separate Beds

It seems like there's a lot of symbolism in sleeping in a different bed than your significant other: like, it means your relationship is in trouble or something. But if it didn't mean that, we'd apparently be all about it. According to a study by OnePoll and Slumber Cloud, almost half of people say...
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We Start Openly Passing Gas After Nine Months of Dating - Plus 11 More Relationship Milestones

When you first start dating, you have to keep up the illusion that you're a perfect, poised, totally well-mannered person. Then the illusion starts to fade. So how long does it take? A survey looked at a bunch of weird relationship milestones , and asked 1,000 people how long it took to reach them...
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Your Entire Relationship Hinges on Who Does the Dishes

Your relationship or marriage is depending on whether or not you leave that dirty plate in the sink or rinse it off. Literally. According to a study out of the University of Utah , your entire relationship hinges on who does the dishes. The researchers found that women do more of the chores around...
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How Many Dates Does It Take Before You Can Just Order Food and Sit on the Couch?

It's a great early milestone in any relationship when you stop feeling like you have to leave the house and you can just sit there on the couch, eating Thai food and watching a movie. So how long do you have to wait for that to happen? According to a survey by Tinder and Grubhub, the answer is: the...
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Have You Ever Postponed a Breakup Because You Two Had a Great Trip Planned?

Here's a tough question: Would you still have fun on an incredible vacation to some place like Australia or Thailand or Bora Bora if you couldn't STAND the person you were going with? According to a survey by Expedia , 11% of people say they've postponed a breakup because they had a great trip...
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