What Knee Do You Propose On, and Why?
Turns out, the explanation for this engagement tradition may stem from an actual knight in shining armor.
I Broke Up with My Fiancé Over Election Conspiracy Theories
While this woman could put up with some degree of differences, too much got to be too much. Plus: What...
What Does Mercury in Retrograde Mean?
When everything seems to be going wrong at the same time, it might not be just bad luck. Here’s what...
14 Small Ways You Can Fight Racism Every Day
50 Little Etiquette Rules You Should Always Practice
Good etiquette is about making people comfortable. Here are the everyday etiquette tips that will help you navigate any situation...
16 Things We’re All Looking Forward to Once Social Distancing Ends
Real-people share stories about what they're most looking forward to doing after self-quarantine restrictions finally let up.
15 Signs You May Have a Love Addiction
The idea of being addicted to love, an emotion we all feel and want others to feel for us, may...
Why Do Adult Siblings Stop Speaking? The Psychology Behind Family Estrangement and Sibling Rivalries
Brother and sister estrangement is a surprisingly common, and unspoken, occurrence. Why ties break down and how real families reconciled.
Are Crossed Arms Rude? 8 Secrets Your Body Language Reveals About You
Body language is a form of nonverbal communication, and whether you (or they!) know it, other people are always reading...
12 Etiquette Rules You Must Follow When Traveling with Friends
Follow this advice to make sure you end the trip still friends with each other.
5 Types of Toxic Co-Workers and How to Deal with Them
For most, working in an office can offer a pleasant, exciting, and motivating path to a successful career. However, sometimes...
11 Little Etiquette Rules All Bridesmaids Should Agree to Follow
There's a lot more to being a bridesmaid than wearing a pretty dress and standing behind the bride. Nowadays, bridesmaids...
First-of-Its-Kind Study Reveals Who Gossips the Most—And How Often
Everyone gossips, but for how many hours a day on average?
22 Heartwarming Stories of True Friendship That Will Make You Call Your Bestie
If you’re lucky, you’ll find one person who brightens your day, lends an ear, and inspires you. RD readers share...
8 Red Flags You’re in a Codependent Relationship
When you first start a relationship, a little codependency can feel natural. But if you've been together and you still...
12 Tricks Con Artists Use to Win Your Trust
Getting conned could be as simple as a stranger knowing your name. Be careful.
16 Explanations You Don’t Owe Anyone — Really
The choices we make define us, so we deserve to be confident in those decisions—No justification necessary. These are the...
10 Blatant Lies Your Parents Told You, Debunked By Science
Your suspicion was right: They really did have a favorite child.
8 Discreet Signs You’re Being Taken for Granted—and What to Do About It
Being helpful is a good trait ... but some people will take advantage of your willingness to assist. Here's how...
11 Unforgettable Pieces of Life Advice (In Just 6 Words Each)
Let these quick hits of wisdom help you guide your life.
9 Weird Facts You Never Knew About Laughter
You'll get a chuckle from this trivia about one of our most ancient forms of expression and communication.
11 Winter Date Night Ideas That Will Keep Your Romance Toasty
Romantic nights out shouldn't be on hold until the weather cooperates. Winter date nights are a must for couples to...
This Is the Only Polite Time to Leave a Party, According to an Etiquette Expert
Admit it: At some point, we have all secretly wondered.
25 Dating Deal Breakers All Women Have—and Men Should Definitely Be Aware of
Women and men aren't so different—we all have our date-night turnoffs that can range from superficial to deeply offensive. But...
There Are 4 Types of People—and These Two Types Are the Most Compatible
Zodiac signs and Myers-Briggs types have nothing on this test.