Hot Relationship Maintenance How-Tos

How To: Deal w/ passive aggressive behavior in a relationship

Dan and Jennifer tell us how to deal with passive aggressive behavior with relationships in this video. Being passive aggressive is not really being open with what your feelings are, this ends up ruining the relationship. This will create a growing distance between people, because they won't have a way to talk about it. To get rid of this behavior, recognize that you have a problem. Then, recognize that you are feeling angry. Own your anger and then come up with ways to talk to your partner w...

How To: Help a friend or stranger with depression

If you know someone going through depression, this is something that shouldn't be taken lightly. Depressions can last for a long period of time and can cause an individual to question everything around them including why they should even be alive. So it's important to know what you could do to help them during this rough time. In this tutorial, you'll find out just that. So good luck and take care!

How To: Hold her hand

Every guy's there... You're taking a stroll with a girl you like and you want to grab her hand, but find your own claming up and getting sweaty! Yes, it's a bit nerve racking doing it for the first time: hand holding that is. Luckily, your Wing Girls are here to help! Get tips on how to get to the hand holding stage with the advice of these two young dating & relationship gurus.

How To: Trust him being friends with an ex

Dan and Jennifer help people with relationship issues. In this video segment, Dan and Jennifer were helping a woman from Germany. She was having issues with her boyfriend having a relationship with his ex. Dan and Jennifer told her that she needed to truly focus on the issue. She stated that her boyfriend was going behind her back by sending his ex-girlfriend her favorite magazine online every week. Dan and Jennifer told her that she needs to really think about if he is really sneaking behind...

How To: Know if she's a player or just scared

Today, Dan and Jenn answer a tough question from a man that is confused by the behavior of his significant other. Apparently, the asker's girlfriend has said she wants to take a break from the relationship. The asker is confused by his girlfriend's behavior and wants to know what is going on. Dan and Jenn offer several possible answers. Dan says that is very likely that the woman in question means exactly as she says. Jenn, on the other hand, suggests that the asker wait it out and see what h...

How To: Deal w/ him living with an ex for "financial reasons"

This video questions whether or not the writer should stay with her boyfriend who is living with his last girlfriend. The advice given is it's dangerous. If you truly love this guy then you want a personal relationship with him. It’s going to be hard with him living with his last girlfriend. He may be truthful about not wanting to be with her. On the other side of the coin it would be so easy for him to accidentally slip up. Since the ex-girlfriend and he have been down that road before it wo...

How To: Avoid arguments with your partner

With divorce rates set to hit a record high this year, 'betterdatethannever' explains how to avoid arguing with your partner. Most people experiencing marital difficulties blame financial reasons for their fights. The easiest way to avoid conflict with your partner is to make sure you communicate and share your problems. Holding things deep inside makes them get worse and worse till they explode into one huge argument. Allow your partner to speak their mind and express things they do not like...

How To: Rural surveillance

If you are law enforcement or find yourself in an emergency situation you may need to know how to properly conduct surveillance in a rural area. You will have to gather information without being scene and will need different techniques when out in the wilderness.

How To: Tell if your girlfriend is cheating

Relationship experts Dan and Jennifer addressed a letter from a worried boyfriend concerned that his girlfriend may be practicing unfaithful behavior. The girlfriend went out of town for her birthday and did not invite the boyfriend along. She did not call or text him the entire day, which of course threw up red flags. Dan and Jennifer advised the boyfriend to calmly approach the situation and explain to her how these actions made him feel. They stated that the girlfriend may be backing up fr...

How To: Know why your partner gets frustrated & yells

Most of the time when a partner is quick to yell at you or wants to control you, it is because that person is upset with themselves. It also seems that maybe the partner is overly stressed due to new situations. Tell your partner how you feel. You need to find out what is bothering him/her or else the relationship might be over. When you express how you feel, talk about your feelings, it helps the relationship. It is not helpful if you accuse your partner. Accusations are only going to create...

How To: Make a long distance relationship work for both of you

In this video from Dan and Jennifer they answer a question about how to make a long distance relationship for the both of you. This couple comes from someone who has been apart from his significant other for about 3 months and she does not believe that long distance relationships can work. Dan and Jennifer tell us that long distance relationships can work but both parties have to be in it to make it work. A key thing is that people do need human contact. They tell him that he chose the job th...

How To: Ignore someone

Not a social butterfly? You can go out into the world while ignoring a particular person or just not get caught up in a conversation with anyone at all. With the use of some distracting devices and a little acting you can be on your way.

How To: Know if your girlfriend is using you

Learn how to find out whether your girlfriend is using you or she really loves you in simple steps. First remember that you can control only yourself and you cannot control the actions of other people. In this case your girlfriend must not still be ready for a longer steady relationship. If she is not allowing you to stay with every now and then, you can stop staying with her totally. Suppose she is suffering from any depression be there for her but don't stay with her whenever she asks to. S...

How To: Understand what not to do in front of a guy

In this segment of "That's What He Said," guys reveal their deepest secrets about the male perspective on dating and relationships. In a committed relationship, guys are still interested in keeping a slight air of mystery about their women. There are just a certain few things that they believe women should not do in front of men, such as going to the bathroom, doing makeup and giving each other some alone time. After watching this video, a viewer would gain some insight into the man's mind an...

How To: Apologize to a woman

In this Love Birds tutorial, the counselor, Roger Gil tells how to apologize to a woman. He says that we can apologize to women to reestablish some level of connection that has been damaged due to some incidents. He says that guys should not feel that apologizing is like surrendering. He says this can be an obstacle in the relationship. He says that the first step is to acknowledge the wrong action that we may have done. He says its not worth it to hurt a woman's feelings, and we should immed...

How To: Avoid common relationship mistakes

There are common relationship blunders that are important to deal with in order to have healthy relationships. Don't get caught up in the media love hype. In the movies love is portrayed dramatically. It is easy to get caught up in movie love expectations. We have to have realistic expectations of our partners. It's also common to think that relationships are easy. Relationships require a lot of effort and compromise to keep them healthy. Another common mistake is to not be honest about your ...

How To: Stop snoring in the bedroom

Snoring can be difficult to deal with. How do you explain to someone that while they are pleasantly dreaming away, you are up all night because of their snoring? Check out this video for tips on how to tell your significant other that there is a snoring problem. Most important rule? Be honest. If you are the culprit, be confident and offer a warning to any new sleeping partners; and if you are the quiet one, practice calmly explaining to your new partner that they have a snoring problem - the...

How To: Fix a horrible kisser

What do you do when someone you love is a horrible kisser? It can be difficult to confront someone with the bad news their kiss is not on your list, but luckily YourTango has some advice for those of us not wanting to tell them, but SHOW them how to kiss. An easy out, without bruising any egos.

How To: Teach your man to dance

Does your man run every time he sees a dance floor? It's common. Luckily, YourTango put together this advice video on how to get your man out on the dance floor with you! By enrolling in a class, sparking up a low-key dance session in your living room, or implementing small trade-offs, you might just see a change of your heart from your better half in no time at all!

How To: Buy flowers for your girlfriend

Sure, you can go online and send the first flowers you see, but a little thought and planning will go a long way toward impressing her. Sure, you can go online and send the first flowers you see, but a little thought and planning will go a long way toward impressing her. You will need a friend or relative of the recipient. Send her favorite. If she’s ever mentioned a favorite flower, buy that. You’ll get bonus points for listening to her. If you have no clue, ask a friend or relative of hers ...