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Thursday, June 27, 2019
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Ask the counselor: How do you find a romantic relationship?

“When you’re extremely shy and anxious around new people, how do you go about finding someone who’s interested in a romantic relationship?”—Graham H., Campion College, SaskatchewanFirst, some good news: Since shyness is at least...
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Ask the health educator: How can you reignite your relationship?

“How can you reignite your relationship when it has lost its spark?”—Stephanie G., Mount Royal University, AlbertaThis age-old question has been around since, well, since we’ve had relationships! It’s relatively easy to take one...

Vital vocab for what you (and they) want (and don’t want)

Rate this article and enter to winIn a romantic encounter, talking about your needs and wants—and theirs—creates some of the most emotionally intimate moments. Getting on the same page is vital, even if the...
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Ask the counselor: How do I know if my partner’s dependency is unhealthy?

“How do I know if my partner’s dependency is unhealthy?”—Sam L.*, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador (*Name changed)Let’s start with the basics of a healthy relationship: You give and you receive. For...
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Ask the counselor: October 2015

“When someone betrays me, I have a hard time getting over it. Any tips?”—S.B.*, University of Victoria, British ColumbiaIt feels terrible when someone betrays you. It might seem like the relationship is broken forever....
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Red hot or red flag?: Test your relationship

Rate this article and enter to winIn an intimate relationship, we deserve to feel appreciated and supported, just as our partner deserves the same from us. Sexual coercion within relationships tends to be part...

Deal-breaker or game-starter?: Check your relationship criteria

Rate this article and enter to win $1,000Opposites Similarities attract. In relationships, we tend to get along better with people like us—a whole lot of studies prove it. But there are lots of ways...
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Creating your own happiness: Realize the joys of being single

Rate this article and enter to winRoss ends up with Rachel on Friends, Han Solo with Leia in Star Wars, Beyoncé has Jay-Z—each in a pair. Sometimes the media can make it seem like just...
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The reality of romance: 5 tips for maintaining health relationships

Rate this article and enter to winMany of our ideas about relationships come from the people around us. Our friends may make it seem like their romantic connections are consistently “perfect,” posting pictures and...
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Relationship red flags: How to recognize abuse

Rate this article and enter to winIt’s common for relationships to have highs and lows. Romantic partners don’t always agree on everything, and it can be healthy to have a heated discussion when working...