Friendship, cuddling, trust, prioritizing — while these may not sound so sexy, they can help keep the fire burning in a long-term relationship, according to sex educator Emily Nagoski.

A friend’s diagnosis can feel overwhelming and confusing, but you don’t need to let fear and uncertainty keep you from being there for them. Journalist Suleika Jaouad offers some practical advice for how you can help.

Many people are caregivers for their sick parents, partners, friends or others, with an unfortunate consequence: They end up suffering. TED speakers share steps that caregivers can take to help maintain their own well-being.

While clean breaks can and do happen, sometimes we’re left with unresolved feelings. Psychologist Antonio Pascual-Leone shares the 3 steps we should take to work through them.

By examining our actions and attitude, we can start to break the cycle, says psychology researcher Raquel Peel.

Thoughtful advice from 7 TED speakers on creating better connections.

Being lucky in love isn’t like being struck by lightning — it’s a lot less random and painful. Psychologist Barry Schwartz and biological anthropologist Helen Fisher share their opinions on the subject.