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7 Reasons Marriage Isn’t The Ultimate Expression Of Love

7 Reasons Marriage Isn’t The Ultimate Expression Of Love

As someone who doesn’t really believe in marriage, I found myself walking down the aisle toward a man I loved about two years ago. Why I agreed to marry him despite my vocal opposition to marriage was simply because I loved him and wasn’t thinking straight. That’s what love does to the brain. However, even before I married him, I
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22 Little Ways To Show Your Partner How Much You Appreciate Them

22 Little Ways To Show Your Partner How Much You Appreciate Them

You don't need fancy vacations or public declarations of adoration to make your bond rock solid. "It's not the big things that make a marriage great, but rather the random acts of kindness that follow the golden rule of relationships: Do unto your partner as your partner would like you to do," says John Van Epp, PhD, therapist, author of How to Avoid
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12 Relationship Red Flags You Probably Never Realized Were Red Flags

12 Relationship Red Flags You Probably Never Realized Were Red Flags

We’ve all had toxic relationships that ended with us thinking, “Damn, I should’ve seen that coming.” It’s because most crappy relationships don’t just become crappy out of nowhere—there are signs that things are going to go downhill. We ignore those signs because we’re too caught up in our emotions to see what’s staring us in the face, but here are
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The Biggest Mistake Women Make That Kill A Man’s Attraction

The Biggest Mistake Women Make That Kill A Man’s Attraction

If you keep finding yourself in heartbreaking, dead end relationships, listen up. Lately, I’ve noticed some deeper reasons why women struggle with attracting a good man and keeping a healthy relationship with him going. If you see yourself on this list, don't worry, it's all fixable and I've been there too. Here are eight sneaky mistakes women make with men:
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10 Signs He’s Just a Booty Call and Not Your Boyfriend

10 Signs He’s Just a Booty Call and Not Your Boyfriend

My first thought after typing that title was, “God, so many people are going to read this and think, ‘Isn’t it obvious? If you don’t know the difference between a boyfriend and a booty call, you’re pretty stupid.'” But then I realized, if you’re reading this, chances are you’re aware of just how tricky seeing your way through relationship fog
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If He’s Not Doing These Things When You’re Dating, He Won’t Do Them When He’s Your BF

If He’s Not Doing These Things When You’re Dating, He Won’t Do Them When He’s Your BF

Things definitely change when you make that move to become “official.” You become much more involved in each other’s lives, meet each other’s families, and start being gross together. But if you’re hoping that getting into a relationship with him will change the following things, think again. 1. HE WON’T BECOME MORE ROMANTIC. Sorry, but if he’s not pulling out
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8 Colorado Backpacking Experiences That Should Be on Your Bucket List

8 Colorado Backpacking Experiences That Should Be on Your Bucket List

We Coloradans know that when June comes along, and the summer sun finally melts the high alpine snow, the Rocky Mountains are the only place to be. Our state is home to thousands upon thousands of trails traversing some of the most stunning terrain in the country, including rugged peaks, turquoise lakes and expansive meadows dotted with wildflowers. While conquering
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5 Awesome Backpacking Trips Around Aspen

5 Awesome Backpacking Trips Around Aspen

Thanks to a vast trail system and some of the most spectacular peaks in the United States, Aspen is an mecca for overnight backpacking trips. Take your pick of spectacular landscapes, from beautiful backcountry wilderness to serene alpine lakes, with any of these amazing backpacking trips around Aspen. And there's plenty of time to squeeze in one or two before
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