The “Payne” Of The Latest Celebrity Breakup

Bella Breakdown Former One Direction star Liam Payne is now also the former boyfriend to Cheryl Cole after two and a half years of dating. The “Story of My Life” singer is going to be riding solo, just like after he left the band, after the two posted on Twitter that they would be “going their separate ways.” It’s been one year since the couple bore their first child, Bear (what kind of name is that?), and they wish for their son’s privacy as the couple deals with their struggles. Payne opened up about struggles between the two in...

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Is It Okay To Cheat?

Bella Breakdown How would you react if I told you that cheating in a relationship is actually acceptable? I’m sure most people would immediately click off this article. Let me preface this all by saying I do not condone cheating on someone you have committed yourself to; however, there may be psychological and biological reasons that we feel the urge to cheat, even in the happiest of situations. Most obviously, cheating is a sign of an unhealthy relationship. If your partner consciously makes the decision to have an affair, it’s indicative that there are issues in communication and compatibility....

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Is Cheap The New Sexy?

Bella Breakdown New research has been presented and apparently being frugal is considered attractive or even sexy. About 92 percent of Americans consider ‘frugal’ an attractive quality of a partner or even a potential partner. A whopping 79 percent think that using a coupon on the first date is totally acceptable. 30 is the average age that people start getting monetarily responsible and take their finances seriously. Thinking about bragging about your last paycheck? Don’t. One in four Americans find bragging about your finances is a huge turnoff. Here are the five biggest first date turn-offs. Poor hygiene, having...

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“Do’s” And “Dont’s” Of Workplace Dating

Bella Breakdown Every year, we spend over 1600 hours in the office at work. We spend more time with coworkers than with family and friends. But relationships in the office are complicated (no, not The Office TV show, although we would all love a Jim and Pam happy ending.) So here are some of the “do’s” and “dont’s” of dating in the workplace. Do keep an eye out on how coworkers handle themselves under pressure in the office. This will allow you to get to know someone on an intimate level, as work causes a lot of stress in...

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Exercising Your Way To A Healthy Relationship

Bella Breakdown Couples therapy? Why not work out that anger with sweat? Exercise can be the best way to get your mind off of the things that are bothering you, but they can also help you build a bond with your significant other. Here are some of the best tips to making your boo your best workout buddy at the same time. Friendly Competition Challenge each other to be better people in all aspects of life, including in the gym. See if you can get your partner to push out that extra ounce of sweat, and never leave your...

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Significant Other Or Significant Sociopath?

Bella Breakdown Not every relationship is healthy, but it’s always good to know if you’re actually dating a sociopath or not. The signs might not be as clear cut as you think, so we’re gonna break this one down sweet and simple to see if you need to save yourself from a toxic relationship. 1. Control Issues No relationship should ever leave one person feeling like they can’t hang out with other friends without angering their significant other. Sociopaths are usually manipulative because they don’t have regard for other people’s emotions. Therefore, they might try to limit your interactions...

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