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Swell’s therapists and experts explore the nuances of relationships, dating, and intimacy.
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.
A new dad recalls the first sex session with his partner after she gave birth.
>How to navigate dating all over again, after a break or a breakup.
We interview Shadeen Francis, a licensed marriage and family therapist, professor, and author.
LDRs are hard, but doable.
Boundaries are vital in any healthy relationship.
It sounds unsexy, but it may hugely help your relationship.
We’re taught that dream-partners exist, but there is no right time, and there is no right person.
Sleeping apart may actually be better for your sex life.
Experts explain why masturbation can actually help your relationship.
“I love you, but I love me more.”
Or is this just another myth designed to box us into impossible relationship standards?
Reflect on your relationship by filling in these blanks.
We asked five people who have traveled home with a S.O. for the holidays about their experiences.
You can still practice polyamory while handling the green-eyed monster.
Broaching sexual topics with your parents can build those bonds that only adult conversation can bring.