Matt Christensen is a Cleveland-based writer who has contributed to more than two dozen global digital and print publications including Maxim, ESPN, Men's Journal, and Cosmo. He’s also the author of Bunny & Doggo: Friends Fight Depression, a children’s book aimed at normalizing conversations about mental health. He lives in with his wife, two dogs, and three cats.
How to Actually Be Helpful When Your Partner Hates Their Job
There's more to do to help than nod your head and say "that sucks" and "I'm sorry" until your sound chip fritzes out.
What To Do When You Start Resenting Your Spouse, According to 5 Therapists
Resentment is the silent killer of relationships. This is how to deal with it in a healthy way.
How To Reconnect With Your Spouse: 11 Exercises For Busy Couples
Because we all need to get back to basics every now and again.
What I Wish I Knew When My Kids Were Still Little
We often see clearest looking back. Here, 11 dads share the advice they would've given their younger selves.
What I Wish I Said to My Kids More Often When They Were Young
There’s always more to say.
12 Thoughtful Texts To Send A Stressed Out Partner
When your significant other is dealing with considerable stress, these messages of support may just be what they need to read.
12 Texts To Send Your Partner After A Big Fight
Whether you want to send a tactful message of regret for taking things too far or a simple note to help you re-engage later, these messages are a good start.
The Most Game-Changing Advice I Received From My Therapist, According to 12 Men
This is the advice that resonated with these men the most.
13 Compliments That Women Actually Want To Hear
The right compliment goes a long way. We asked more than a dozen women about the ones they'd like to receive more often.
What I Wish I Knew Before Having A Second Child
Here’s the advice these dads wish they received to help make the transition a bit smoother.
12 Important Truths About Life After Divorce
What can be expected once the proceedings are over? We asked a dozen divorced men for their truths on life after divorce.
The Minor Change That Made My Marriage So Much Better
As these men can attest, small adjustments can make a big difference.
What I Wish I Captured More When My Kids Were Little, According to 12 Dads
It’s hard to know what you’ll miss when your kids are older. Here’s what a dozen dads wish they documented a bit better.
38 Sweet Texts to Send Your Partner Just Because
Is there any better reason?
What I Wish I Asked My Parents While I Still Had The Chance
We never have as much time as we’d like. Here’s what a dozen men would ask their parents if they could get it back.
What I Wish I Knew About Friendships When I Was Younger, According to 12 Men
“Your friends update and change based on the season you're in."
Apparently, Some Parents Do Name Their Baby After Their Exes
Adam Levine is certainly not the only one who’s (allegedly) tried to name his child after a past partner.
8 Sneaky Signs Of Resentment In A Relationship
Resentment is sneaky. The sooner you realize you might be feeling it, the sooner you can take action.
13 Compliments That Men Actually Want To Hear
Appreciation and validation are big parts of any relationship. Here are the ways in which men would like to hear them expressed.
12 Important Questions To Ask Your Dad Before He’s Gone
If you have the opportunity to connect, don't let it pass.