Relationships

One in three teens will experience dating abuse this year—yet many won’t know it’s happening until it’s too late. Here’s why power and control aren’t healthy #relationshipgoals.

Arguing gets a bad rap—but it’s actually one of life’s most crucial skills. Here’s how to stand up for how you feel without setting off World War III.

Can you completely sidestep hurt feelings? Probably not. But there are ways to survive the heartbreak, minimize the awkwardness, and keep the drama in check—no matter what side of the split you’re on.

Turns out ... they’re probably not! Here’s why your family frustrations are more common than you think—and how you can learn to deal.

We’re talking about etiquette, people. And it’s more than simply not picking your nose at the dinner table. (But eww! Don’t do that either!)

Are you really making your own decisions? Find out now.

It’s crazy to think that someone you like so much could be bad for you. But here’s why feelings (especially love) can be confusing.

The holidays are jam-packed with delish food, plenty of presents, and countless hours of family togetherness and if that totally stresses you out, you’re not the only one. It’s a fact: Along with all the joy and celebration, the time between Thanksgiving and New Year’s brings its fair share of challenges—money troubles, etiquette dilemmas, emotional overload, and family frustrations. But fear not. We’ve got brilliant solutions to all your holiday problems, from being forced to engage in small talk with your weird great aunt Millie to making do with a gift-giving budget of zero.

Why do you and your parents have a daily war of words? We look at some common causes of verbal battles—and help you find ways to bridge the communication gap.

Disconnecting from a buddy can be painful and confusing. We’ve got ways to help you deal.