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February 21, 2022
How to Apologize to Your Partner

Like love languages, these apology languages help you tell or show your partner how sorry you are and what you are willing to do to repair the damage. It is about ensuring that all parties feel heard and valued.

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Date Ideas
November 9, 2021

10 Binge-Worthy Shows to Watch with your Partner

Imagine this: It’s date night, and you’ve both decided to have a relaxing night together. You’re sitting in front of the TV, ready to watch a show and relax, but you’re stuck scrolling. You have taste in one thing, and your partner has taste in another.

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Amber Johnson

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Communication
November 4, 2021

How to Support Your Partner with Anxiety

If you're someone who lives with anxiety, then you know everyday tasks can seem to be impossible. But what if you're someone who doesn’t suffer from anxiety, yet the person you’re in a relationship with does… that can seem to be impossible, right? WRONG.

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Titan Frey

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Relationships
October 18, 2021

Recipe for a Strong Relationship

Here at Official, we are all about making sure that your relationship is as strong as it can be, and that means using the right ingredients.So what are the makings for a successful relationship? Here are the three base ingredients that you and your partner need to remain happy and healthy:

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Emilia Rivera

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Communication
September 27, 2021

The Art of Listening

Listening is one of the most effective communication tools we possess to keep our relationships healthy. According to Julian Treasure in his TED Talk titled, “5 Ways to Listen Better,” we listen 60% of the time but only retain about 25% of the information we hear.

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Cheryl Montgomery

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Date Ideas
September 27, 2021

Top 10 Date Ideas in Miami

Miami has a lot to offer, especially when it comes to date night. Don't waste time searching for the best dates on Google, Yelp, TikTok, Instagram, etc. The Official team already did the heavy lifting. Here are the ten best places to take your partner in Miami.

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Emilia Rivera

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Relationships
September 16, 2021

Survive a Long-Distance Relationship

Many people take on the challenge of dating in a long-distance relationship, maybe you’re one of them. It’s all about putting forth the effort. This effort needs to be put in by both parties in the relationship, and if you both fully dedicate yourselves to each other, things will work out.

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Emilia Rivera

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Communication
September 13, 2021

Top 20 Words of Affirmation

What are words of affirmation? According to Mind Body Green, these are “any spoken or written words that confirm, support, uplift, and empathize with another person in a positive manner.” In regards to the love language, these are the words that you share with your partner.

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Emilia Rivera

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Communication
August 26, 2021

How to Have a Healthy Fight

No matter how much you and your partner have worked to build a strong and healthy relationship, arguments are bound to arise. Disagreements can be rooted in anything from finances to not getting the amount of attention that one needs from their partner.

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Emilia Rivera

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Gifts ideas
August 16, 2021

Most Meaningful Anniversary Gifts

Wherever it’s your one-year anniversary or your twentieth anniversary, you want your gifts to be meaningful. We've put together a list of the top ten most meaningful anniversary gifts that your significant other is sure to love. You can thank us later.

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Titan Frey

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Relationships
August 11, 2021

Breaking the Cycle with Official

The pursuer-distancer dynamic within a relationship is a game of cat and mouse where one partner becomes overly dependent while the other retreats into isolation. This cycle can become destructive leaving more than 80% of these couples to fall apart with 5 years. Official is here to break the cycle.

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Cheryl Montgomery

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Relationships
June 1, 2021

You are Official... now what?

At the beginning of a relationship, the prospect of love is exhilarating and you cannot keep your hands off each other. There is so much to know about your partner, and you immediately want to become an expert in everything about them.

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Cheryl Montgomery

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Relationships
June 1, 2021

Why Dating is Important

Getting acquainted on a more intimate level is the main goal of dating. Taking time while dating to understand who your partner is and how you interact as a couple will help you decide if it is just a fling or if you are on your way to becoming Official.

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Cheryl Montgomery

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Relationships
July 1, 2021

Stop With the Dating Apps

Swipe left, swipe right, left, right… Dating apps have taken our generation by storm and completely changed the way relationships are formed. These apps can be a fun way to pass time but the connections that are formed often fail to last longer than one night.

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Sarah Buckingham

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Relationships
October 18, 2021

Recipe for a Strong Relationship

Here at Official, we are all about making sure that your relationship is as strong as it can be, and that means using the right ingredients.So what are the makings for a successful relationship? Here are the three base ingredients that you and your partner need to remain happy and healthy:

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Emilia Rivera

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Relationships
December 13, 2021

How You Know When You’re In Love

Falling in love can be one of the best feelings in the world. For some, it can be hard to distinguish between love and lust, as the signs can seem similar in many ways. Don’t worry, you’re not alone. We have all gone through that phase in some form or fashion. Here are the deciding factors between the two.

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Emilia Rivera

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Relationships
September 16, 2021

Survive a Long-Distance Relationship

Many people take on the challenge of dating in a long-distance relationship, maybe you’re one of them. It’s all about putting forth the effort. This effort needs to be put in by both parties in the relationship, and if you both fully dedicate yourselves to each other, things will work out.

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Emilia Rivera

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Relationships
July 19, 2021

Finding Me, Keeping Us

I married my high school sweetheart. We welcomed our first daughter right after graduation and a son a year-and-a-half later. Essentially, we were playing house and neither of us knew what we were doing. Our relationship's story isn't perfect and has transitioned several times over.

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Cheryl Montgomery

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Relationships
January 14, 2022

Guidelines to A Successful Relationship

No relationship is perfect because we all have our flaws. Yes, there is always room to grow, but perfection is unachievable unless someone finally invented the Create The Perfect Mate Machine. There will be ups and downs, and that’s okay.

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Emilia Rivera

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Relationships
August 11, 2021

Breaking the Cycle with Official

The pursuer-distancer dynamic within a relationship is a game of cat and mouse where one partner becomes overly dependent while the other retreats into isolation. This cycle can become destructive leaving more than 80% of these couples to fall apart with 5 years. Official is here to break the cycle.

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Cheryl Montgomery

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Relationships
July 6, 2021

10 Signs of an Unhealthy Relationship

One Love Foundation is a national non-profit organization with the goal of ending relationship abuse. We empower young people with the tools and resources they need to see the signs of healthy and unhealthy relationships and bring life-saving prevention education to their communities.

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One Love Foundation

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Relationships
July 6, 2021

10 Signs of a Healthy Relationship

One Love Foundation is a national non-profit organization with the goal of ending relationship abuse. We empower young people with the tools and resources they need to see the signs of healthy and unhealthy relationships and bring life-saving prevention education to their communities.

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One Love Foundation

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Date Ideas
March 21, 2022

6 Stretches to Try With Your Partner

Before getting into a workout, you may be used to starting with some basic stretches to prep your body. But have you ever thought about creating a stretching routine that serves as the main workout? Or even bringing your partner along for the “stretch?”

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Official

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Date Ideas
June 16, 2021

Virtual Date Tips, Tricks, and Ideas

Since the beginning of the pandemic, virtual dating has been on the rise. With the fear of infection taking over the usual fear of rejection, many have found it easier to stay safe indoors. This only makes health experts happy, as virtual dating has been deemed the safest way to engage with one another.

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Emilia Rivera

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Date Ideas
June 24, 2021

Top Tips for Making Reservations

Whether your relationship is new and exciting or long-term and comfortable, we all know it can be difficult to make time for restaurant dates. Sharing a meal together is one of the best ways to check in with your partner and grow closer over good food and conversation.

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Stephanie Sheets

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Date Ideas
November 9, 2021

10 Binge-Worthy Shows to Watch with your Partner

Imagine this: It’s date night, and you’ve both decided to have a relaxing night together. You’re sitting in front of the TV, ready to watch a show and relax, but you’re stuck scrolling. You have taste in one thing, and your partner has taste in another.

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Amber Johnson

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Date Ideas
June 15, 2021

NYC’s 10 Best Dates for You and Yours

Finding a new place to take your partner on a date can be hard, especially during COVID. New York City has a lot to offer, but where do you even begin? Don't worry, the Official team is here to help. Here are the ten best places to take your partner in The Big Apple.

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Emilia Rivera

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Date Ideas
September 27, 2021

Top 10 Date Ideas in Miami

Miami has a lot to offer, especially when it comes to date night. Don't waste time searching for the best dates on Google, Yelp, TikTok, Instagram, etc. The Official team already did the heavy lifting. Here are the ten best places to take your partner in Miami.

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Emilia Rivera

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Date Ideas
January 31, 2022

Dates for Outdoorsy Couples

Sure, restaurants, movies, and museums are great spots for dates. However, the outdoors add that little something extra that can take your date from good to great! Keep reading for ten dates that are perfect for couples that love the outdoors.

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Emilia Rivera

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Intimacy
July 27, 2021

How Building Rituals and Routines Can Help your Relationhip

Rituals are structured events that people participate in where there is some sense of symbolic meaning to them. Most people when they think of rituals picture large-scale events such as religious ceremonies or national holidays. However, rituals do not need to be grand, extravagant activities.

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Sean Trapp

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Communication
May 6, 2022

How to Navigate Disagreements in Your Relationship

Disagreements are an inevitable part of relationships. It is normal and natural to have arguments with your partner, but what matters is how you deal with them. Learning to argue constructively and respectfully is key to ensuring a healthy relationship.

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Katherine Beitia

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Communication
April 7, 2022

What are Boundaries in a Relationship?

A boundary is defined as, "A line that marks the limits of an area.” Instead of talking about land boundaries, this post addresses boundaries in a relationship. Healthy boundaries are all about standing your ground and letting the other person know how you feel.

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Kevin Jones

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Communication
July 9, 2021

Why Couples Argue About Money

When it comes to money, let's face it, most couples fight. It happens. Money is a very delicate subject, but we here at Official want you to know the reasons why couples might fight about money and how you can fix the problem One reason why couples fight over money is because of different life goals.

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Titan Frey

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Communication
June 21, 2021

Understanding Love Languages

Although expressing how you feel to your partner is important to do regularly, they may not always respond the way you may want them to. Believe it or not, we all have one love language that stands above the rest. Of course, you can still want all five, but one always prevails.

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Emilia Rivera

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Communication
September 13, 2021

Top 20 Words of Affirmation

What are words of affirmation? According to Mind Body Green, these are “any spoken or written words that confirm, support, uplift, and empathize with another person in a positive manner.” In regards to the love language, these are the words that you share with your partner.

author image

Emilia Rivera

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Communication
September 27, 2021

The Art of Listening

Listening is one of the most effective communication tools we possess to keep our relationships healthy. According to Julian Treasure in his TED Talk titled, “5 Ways to Listen Better,” we listen 60% of the time but only retain about 25% of the information we hear.

author image

Cheryl Montgomery

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Communication
November 4, 2021

How to Support Your Partner with Anxiety

If you're someone who lives with anxiety, then you know everyday tasks can seem to be impossible. But what if you're someone who doesn’t suffer from anxiety, yet the person you’re in a relationship with does… that can seem to be impossible, right? WRONG.

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Titan Frey

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Communication
January 12, 2022

How to Validate Your Partner

Everyone wants to feel validated and everyone has feelings. The hard part is being there for someone when they need you the most. This is certainly true if you're in a relationship.Don't go anywhere. Let me give you the Official rundown on how to help your partner feel validated.

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Titan Frey

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Communication
August 26, 2021

How to Have a Healthy Fight

No matter how much you and your partner have worked to build a strong and healthy relationship, arguments are bound to arise. Disagreements can be rooted in anything from finances to not getting the amount of attention that one needs from their partner.

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Emilia Rivera

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Communication
December 3, 2021

Communication Is Key!

In order for any relationship to last, no matter what it looks like, there must be an open line of communication. Not one person can read your mind. If you haven’t said it out loud, chances are your partner is unaware of how you feel or what you are thinking about.

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Emilia Rivera

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Communication
May 23, 2022

How to Apologize to Your Partner

Like love languages, these apology languages help you tell or show your partner how sorry you are and what you are willing to do to repair the damage. It is about ensuring that all parties feel heard and valued.

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Emilia Rivera

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Gifts ideas
August 16, 2021

Most Meaningful Anniversary Gifts

Wherever it’s your one-year anniversary or your twentieth anniversary, you want your gifts to be meaningful. We've put together a list of the top ten most meaningful anniversary gifts that your significant other is sure to love. You can thank us later.

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Titan Frey