How to be Smarter: Everyone’s always talking about giving your partner space so you can have an independent relationship. But it’s not just about taking weekends off from each other, or agreeing not to meet up until after you have each gone to your own parties. It’s also about littler things—going down different grocery store aisles and then showing each other what you found when you reunite in the freezer section, having one person wait outside Starbucks with the dog while the other one runs in, or sitting side by side but reading separate books. There are smaller ways to create space in a relationship then spending weekends apart.
How to be Prettier: The new trend for fall is wear socks with heels. To pull this off, wear thin, ribbed socks in a neutral color with higher heels than normal to avoid looking little-kid-ish.
How to be (less) Awkward: Weatherman mess-up.