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    Why Pet Names Are More Important Than You Might Think

    Pet Names Are More Important Than You Might Think

    We give pet names to kids, our closest friends, and our partners. Whether you love or hate them our terms of endearment that are more than just casual or cutesy nicknames.

    An Intimate Connection

    Whether it’s the name only your parents and siblings call you, the special name you have for your grandma, or the pet name your partner calls you privately or in public—the name is the sign of an intimate connection. Sometimes it’s a generic nickname, but it’s often a name with a personal story behind it. Sometimes we have more than one pet name for the ones we love, including our household pets.

    Nicknames Are A Sign Of A Healthy Relationship

    When it comes to dating over 70% of healthy couples have sweet little names for one another. Why? Likely because you take the time to do and say little things that show affection. The exception to this rule is the hurtful nicknames that we give to kids and adults, like shorty or fatty. Also, when children grow out of their nicknames, respect their request to stop calling them a once beloved nickname that now makes them feel childish—especially age-related nicknames such as baby.

    When it comes to nicknames, never force them and just let them happen organically.

  • Daytime Date Ideas

    Fun Daytime Date Ideas

    If your relationship is new and you want to bypass the stress of an evening date, or you simply want to spend a day doing something fun together these daytime date…

  • Relationship Cycling

    How Relationship Cycling Is Holding You Back

    Relationship cycling refers to the on-again, off-again relationships that we sometimes get stuck in. This doesn’t refer to someone you have broken up with once, or maybe twice. But if you…

  • Your Partner Isn't A Mind Reader

    Your Partner Can’t Read Your Mind

    Much of the tension and arguments between couples is due to a lack of communication. While it’s nice to think that your partner should know you well enough to know what…

  • What To Talk About On Your First Date

    What To Talk About On Your First Date

    Almost everyone gets nervous on a first date and sometimes this nervousness leads to awkward pauses in conversation. You already know that you should try to relax and just be yourself,…

  • Snap Out Of Your Relationship Rut

    How To Snap Out Of Your Relationship Rut

    It doesn’t matter how perfectly matched you are every relationship will have its highs and lows. Sometimes it takes a few months to notice you are in a relationship rut but…