For the Hopeless Romantic

Whether you’ve swiped right on four dating apps, want to spice up your long-term relationship, or just need to curl up with a good romance novel, we’ll help you find that loving feeling with advice from Dr. Ruth and other experts.

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Relationships For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Cheat Sheet / Updated 02-14-2022

Your relationship with that special someone plays a large role in your life. First, you have to find The One and then take the time to develop the skills to build the relationship and keep it going. And because no relationship is without some conflict, yo...

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Dr. Ruth's 10 Tips for Truly Great Lovers

Article / Updated 12-13-2021

Anybody can teach you how to make love, but I, Dr. Ruth, want you how to become a great lover. I want you to have terrrrific sex, and to do that you have to find out how to roll your Rs and heed the following tips. Start by learning how to be a good kisse...

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Dr. Ruth's Road Map for Dating Apps

Video / Updated 11-24-2021

Dating apps are very popular these days. The basic idea behind most dating apps is the same: The app helps you find potential companions who might bring some romance into your life. I have no problem with dating apps, if people are intelligent about th...

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Recognizing the Signs of True Love

Article / Updated 09-02-2021

Love. Amour. Amore. In popular fiction, the signs of true love tend toward the melodramatic: heart palpitations, loss of sleep, loss of appetite, blowing curtains, fireworks. If you feel these things, however, you're not so much in love as in lust. So lus...

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Psychology: The Power of Love

Article / Updated 09-02-2021

Psychology recognizes the power of love, and how good it feels to be loved and to love someone else. There's even a psychological analysis of it. Elaine Hatfield and Richard Rapson, psychologists at the University of Hawaii, identify two specific types of...

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Dating For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Cheat Sheet / Updated 09-02-2021

Dating doesn't have to be nerve-wracking, but it does require preparation. You must do some up-front soul searching to make sure you're ready to be honest, open, and attentive. You need a strong sense of your dating expectations so you can clearly communi...

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How to Spice Up Your Sex Life and Rekindle Romance

Article / Updated 09-01-2021

After the initial passion and excitement of lust has faded, sex can start to feel routine and predictable for some couples, particularly if you’re both leading busy or stressful lives. There are lots of ways to liven up your sex life and put passion bac...

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Jane Austen For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Cheat Sheet / Updated 09-01-2021

Jane Austen is the queen and inventor of the Regency romance (courtship literature set in England's Regency period, 1811–1820). Jane Austen's six most famous works (Northanger Abbey, Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, and ...

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Surviving Dating's Most Embarrassing Moments

Article / Updated 09-01-2021

You may have experienced one or two (or ten) dating disasters, when you wished you could have crawled under the table to hide for the next decade or so. Well, you can breathe a huge sigh of relief as soon as you master the perfect remedy for the following...

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On Swiping

Video / Updated 08-27-2021

Sex and relationships expert Dr. Ruth has some solid opinions on how swiping within dating apps comes into play — or should we say, foreplay? [bc_video video_id="6072066919001" account_id="622696558001" player_id="76GkZebbd" embed="iframe" padding_to...

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