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How to Deal With Your Partner’s Back-Burner Relationship

If you’re in a committed romantic relationship, your partner should be your first priority—but not your only priority. Maintaining healthy, mutually supportive friendships with people you aren’t having sex with is great for your mental and emotional health, not to mention your relationship.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Deal With Your Partner’s Back-Burner Relationship

If you’re in a committed romantic relationship, your partner should be your first priority—but not your only priority. Maintaining healthy, mutually supportive friendships with people you aren’t having sex with is great for your mental and emotional health, not to mention your relationship.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Build Meaningful Relationships, According to Plato

When we’re younger, maybe our relationships are more grounded in the physical than the spiritual and emotional. But underlying the foundation of any enduring relationship is a certain kind of love, and at the crux of this spiritual connection are the teachings of the philosopher Plato. Read more…

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Answer These 15 Yes-or-No Questions to Help Evaluate the State of Your Relationship

It’s really easy to judge other people’s relationships. In fact, we may not even realize when we’re doing it. But when you spend time with a couple, their dynamic usually becomes apparent relatively quickly, to the point where you may think you can identify their specific problems. Read more…

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Why the ‘Slow Fade’ Is Worse Than Ghosting

Many people can’t stomach the confrontation of a break up, so they might offer the vague promise of continuing the relationship with a series of noncommittal overtures. Basically, they might kind of, sort of, maybe have time for you eventually, but in reality they’re hoping the relationship will slowly whither without…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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How to Choose the Best Kind of Friend for You, According to Aristotle

Aristotle was pretty perceptive about issues that still carry an urgency in modern times: Friends of utility, pleasure, and mutual admiration still exist, as are the respective styles of friendship that you might encounter over the course of a relationship. You can filter Aristotle’s concept through the lens of modern…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Choose the Best Kind of Friend for You, According to Aristotle

Aristotle was pretty perceptive about issues that still carry an urgency in modern times: Friends of utility, pleasure, and mutual admiration still exist, as are the respective styles of friendship that you might encounter over the course of a relationship. You can filter Aristotle’s concept through the lens of modern…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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What Parents Need to Know About Teens and Online Dating

Even before the pandemic, much of a teenager’s social life played out online. Socializing with friends (and frenemies) didn’t stop when the final bell of the school day rang—it carried over to Snapchat, TikTok, or Instagram throughout the evening, so it’s not surprising that the reliance on social media only grew…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Why We Need Intergenerational Friendships

When you’re in elementary school, having friends from a different grade can be an indicator of your social status. Hanging around with kids in the grade below yours might be seen as a negative, but if you manage to get in with the older kids, you must be doing something right. Interesting, considering that either […]

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Why We Need Intergenerational Friendships

When you’re in elementary school, having friends from a different grade can be an indicator of your social status. Hanging around with kids in the grade below yours might be seen as a negative, but if you manage to get in with the older kids, you must be doing something right. Interesting, considering that either […]

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How Can I Help My Child With Autism Make Friends?

Helping your child make friends in a brand new town during a pandemic would be difficult for any parent. But parents of children on the autism spectrum are likely to find it even more challenging. The masks and social distancing still required of us and our kids, combined with a lack of structured activities to […]

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How Can I Help My Child With Autism Make Friends?

Helping your child make friends in a brand new town during a pandemic would be difficult for any parent. But parents of children on the autism spectrum are likely to find it even more challenging. The masks and social distancing still required of us and our kids, combined with a lack of structured activities to […]

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Spider-Man: Miles Morales’ Biggest Conflict Is Achingly Intimate

Insomniac’s first thwip at the Spider-Verse gave us a compelling tale of Peter Parker’s dual life, with a wonderfully personable twist that smashed those halves together. Its successor—Spider-Man: Miles Morales, released last week—does the same but as its larger self does, the new story drills this idea down into…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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