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  • How to end a friendship

    Let's face it, not every friendship is meant to last forever. But you can de-friend another person with a bit of tact. Here's Melissa Kirsch, author of The Girl's Guide…

  • How to understand infidelity

    There are lots of reasons why people are unfaithful. While it's nearly always painful to their partners, it doesn't have to be fatal to the relationship. Some important questions, and…

  • How to regain trust after an affair

    Affairs don't have to be fatal to a marriage, although they often are. Esther Perel, couples therapist and author of Mating In Captivity, says an affair can actually lead to…

  • How to get a date

    You've met someone interesting and you're hoping he'll call for a date. What now? Here are the rules according to Janis Spindel, founder of Janis Spindel Serious Matchmaking, Inc.

  • How to maintain mystery and distance in a relationship

    Too much togetherness can be bad for a marriage. It can lead to boredom and a lack of individuality. Couples therapist and author Esther Perel says you can be closer…

  • How to meet men

    Single and looking? Meeting men is actually easy, according to professional matchmaker Janis Spindel. She's met thousands of them in her work, so she ought to know. Here are Janis's…

  • How to handle a blind date

    Your friend swears this guy would be perfect for you. Should you chance it? Not before you check out the advice on how to handle a blind date from professional…

  • How to enjoy a first date

    Everyone gets anxious about a first date: what to wear, what to talk about, should you offer to pay? Janis Spindel, a professional matchmaker who's arranged thousands of first dates,…

  • How to get beyond the first date

    You had a great first date--now what? Do you call him, or wait for him to call you? Answers from professional matchmaker Janis Spindel.

  • How to ask for a raise

    Sometimes you have to be the one to pop the question: May I please have a raise? It's never easy, but there are ways to improve your odds of hearing…

  • How to land a job interview

    So you know what you want to do when you grow up, finally. But getting started can be tough. It all depends on getting your foot in the door. Career…

  • How to deal with a difficult boss

    How do you deal with a difficult boss? Do you try to stay "under the radar" or work twice as hard to impress? Is it even possible to please your…

  • How to work with a career coach

    Stuck in a dead-end job? Or maybe you just want some advice about how to switch from one career to another. If so, career consultant Maggie Mistal has some excellent…

  • How to know when to quit your job

    Do you feel like quitting your job, but you're just not sure it's the right decision? Career consultant Maggie Mistal shares her advice on how to know whether it's time…

  • How to stay focused in a meeting

    Whether it's a meeting with your boss, your doctor, your kid's teacher, or a guy trying to sell you a new cellphone, you want to be sharp and focused. Psychologist…

  • How to multi-task effectively

    How do you keep track of all the chores, tasks and obligations in your life every day? Psychologist Dr. Cynthia Green, author of Total Memory Workout, has tips to help…

  • How to prepare for an exam

    If you think the best way to study for an exam is to cram, think again. Here's the right way to do it, according to psychologist Dr. Cynthia Green, author…

  • How to force cut roses to open

    Floral designer Rebecca Cole shows you a trick for how to force rosebuds to open into beautiful blossoms whenever you want them.

  • How to bike ride safely in traffic

    It is possible to share the road with cars and buses, but you absolutely have to follow some basic bike safety rules. Steve Madden, editor of Bicycling magazine, tells you…

  • How to pack a saddlebag for your bike

    Before you head out for a road trip on your bicycle, you need to have some basic equipment and accessories to ensure a safe trip. Steve Madden, editor of Bicycling…

  • How to outfit your bike with accessories

    You don't have to "pimp your ride," but there are some excellent bike accessories to consider adding to your wheels. Bicycling magazine editor Steve Madden shows you which bike accessories…