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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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Relationships
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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Relationships
May 6, 2022

Navigating Disagreements in a 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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Relationships
Apr 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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Date Ideas
Mar 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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Feb 7, 2022

Official Steps from Web2 to Web3 with NEAR

We are excited to announce that we are taking Official to the next level and moving from Web2 to Web3. This step was made possible by a grant that we received from the NEAR Foundation to incorporate their network into Official. 

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Date Ideas
Jan 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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Relationships
Jan 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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Relationships
Jan 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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Relationships
Dec 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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App Updates
Feb 7, 2022

Official Steps from Web2 to Web3 with NEAR

We are excited to announce that we are taking Official to the next level and moving from Web2 to Web3. This step was made possible by a grant that we received from the NEAR Foundation to incorporate their network into Official. 

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Relationships
May 6, 2022

Navigating Disagreements in a 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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Relationships
Apr 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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Relationships
Jun 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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Relationships
Jun 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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Relationships
Jul 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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Relationships
Jun 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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Relationships
Sep 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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Relationships
Sep 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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Relationships
Jul 27, 2021

Rituals and Routines to Help your Relationship

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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Relationships
Oct 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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Relationships
Dec 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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Relationships
Sep 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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Relationships
Nov 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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Relationships
Jan 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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Relationships
Aug 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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Relationships
Jul 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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Relationships
Jan 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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Relationships
Dec 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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Relationships
Aug 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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Relationships
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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Relationships
Jul 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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Relationships
Jul 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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Date Ideas
Mar 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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Date Ideas
Jun 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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Date Ideas
Nov 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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Date Ideas
Jun 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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Date Ideas
Sep 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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Date Ideas
Jan 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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Gifts ideas
Aug 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.