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Swell’s therapists and experts explore the nuances of relationships, dating, and intimacy.
The way we were parented can affect how we handle relationships as adults.
Is your partner a cis dude? Here’s how to encourage him to communicate openly about sex.
From improving emotional regulation to enhancing gratitude, mindfulness can work wonders for your relationships.
Ready for a relationship? Become the best version of yourself.
It’s a brave and scary thing to break your own heart.
Desire discrepancy is a common problem in relationships. A therapist explains how to deal with it.
Fill in the blanks to be filled with love for your partner.
As social mores shift and people live longer, what’s the definition of “commitment”?
There is a path towards healing, even after betrayal.
When porn is introduced into a relationship, it often warrants a discussion.
If you’re thinking of taking a platonic friendship further, here are some factors you may want to consider.
NRE is a staple of the polyamorous community, but everyone should learn about it and appreciate it.
Understanding the natural stages of love can help us know if our relationship is worth saving.
Just because there are a million Tinderellas doesn’t mean we should treat people badly.
Do age differences always create power imbalances in relationships? Yes…but it’s complicated.
When the kids move out, it’s time to reconnect, explore, and deepen your connection.
A therapist explains how to survive family functions together, while still having time for sex and closeness.
A therapist explains how reparenting your inner child can help your romantic life.
Polyamory isn’t for everyone. Here’s how to tell if it fits with your emotional needs.
The Dame community gives us their best tips for moving in together.
What is the secret sauce to keeping sex interesting?
How do polyamorous people learn to go beyond jealousy and take pleasure in their partner’s happiness (and vice versa)?
Can you save a partnership when one person comes out as a different gender or sexual orientation?
Makeup sex can be hot, but it’s a red flag if you’re relying on anger to get you off every time.
Whether you want to be casual, get serious, or experiment with kink, the app-sibilities are endless.