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Raising A Son When All Of Your Role Models Have Failed You | Brittany Wong | February 25, 2015 | Divorce
I was raised in a tight knit family. Both sets of my grandparents lived in my small home town, as well as all of my aunts and uncles. I went to school with all of my cousins at the same private school. We spent holidays and weekends with our large...

Kim Gordon Says Divorce Helped Her 'Reclaim' Her Identity

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | February 25, 2015 | Divorce
For Kim Gordon, getting divorced involved more than just parting with a spouse -- it meant dissolving her band, Sonic Youth, which she and ex-husband Thurston Moore formed over 30 years ago. In her new memoir, Girl In A Band, Gordon writes about the pain of performing alongside...

Despite The Stereotype, Study Suggests Doctors Are Not More Likely To Divorce

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | February 25, 2015 | Divorce
Anupam B. Jena, an assistant professor of health care policy and medicine at Harvard Medical School, couldn't escape the jokes about doctors and divorce -- the long-held belief that physicians' stress levels and long, irregular hours can ruin a marriage. So Jena decided to see if there was...

Dating Deal Breakers According To Women And Men

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | February 25, 2015 | Women
Everyone has their pet peeves when it comes to dating. Some are understandable and some are just plain weird. In two new videos, BuzzFeed asked women and men what behaviors make them unable to date someone. The answers were a bit different between the dudes and...

InHerSight Allows Women To Anonymously Rate Past And Present Employers

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | February 25, 2015 | Women
"We're improving the workplace by measuring it." That's the idea behind InHerSight, a platform where women can evaluate their employers and rate how female-friendly workplace environments are. The idea is that providing women a space to communicate with other women about workplace issues they care about most could...

Téa Leoni Talks Ex David Duchovny: 'On Occasion, I Want To Throttle Him'

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | February 24, 2015 | Divorce
Téa Leoni has a great co-parenting relationship with ex-husband David Duchovny, but in a new interview with More magazine, the "Madam Secretary" star admits that every once in a while, the guy just gets on her nerves. “On occasion, I want to throttle him,” Leoni says...

The Empowering Advice Women In Hollywood Would Give To Young Girls

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | February 24, 2015 | Women
"What advice would you give to the young girls of the world?" That's the question BuzzFeed posed to 11 famous women on the Oscars' red carpet on Feb. 22. From funny ladies to celebrated dramatic actresses, "Selma" director Ava DuVernay to 18-year-old actress Chloë Grace Moretz, every single...

When The Best Sex Is Extramarital - | Brittany Wong | February 24, 2015 | Divorce
I received a voice mail from a 40-something woman, Cynthia, who requested a late-evening session because she worked long hours at her law firm. She said that I was one of the few therapists she had Googled who seemed to have the expertise to help her. In recent years I...

Clint Eastwood Makes It Oscar Red Carpet Official With Girlfriend Christina Sandera

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | February 23, 2015 | Divorce
The bad news for Clint Eastwood is that his film, "American Sniper," was largely snubbed at the Oscars last night. The good news? He looked like a very happy man as he strolled down the Oscar red carpet with his new girlfriend. Clad in a dapper black tux,...

The Secret To A Happy Marriage May Be In Your DNA

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | February 23, 2015 | Weddings
The secret to a happy marriage seems to be a never-ending topic of discussion, but Robert Levenson, a psychology professor at UC Berkeley, is taking a closer look -- all the way to the cellular level, in fact. A new video from Fig....

The Oscar Divorce Curse Is Real For Men, Study Says

LiveScience | Brittany Wong | February 23, 2015 | Divorce
By: Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 02/21/2015 07:47 PM LiveScience Sure, it's the most prestigious award that Hollywood has to offer, but that coveted Oscar statue might also be a bad omen for some of the actors who receive it, a new study suggests.

How Women Reacted To The 2015 Oscars

The Huffington Post | Amanda Duberman | February 23, 2015 | Women
Our Oscars drinking game involved taking a sip of wine every time a woman or person of color won in a gender-neutral award category. Unfortunately, we ended the night stone cold sober. Much has been made of the Academy's failure to nominate people who aren't white men...

Jennifer Lopez And Marc Anthony Celebrate Their Twins' Seventh Birthday

The Huffington Post | Lauren Zupkus | February 22, 2015 | Entertainment
Mom, Dad, Max and Emme! Jennifer Lopez and ex-husband Marc Anthony reunited on Saturday for their twins' seventh birthday bash. Lopez snapped a selfie of the whole family celebrating together:

Amélie-Themed 'Pet Peeve Love Story' Will Have You Laughing Through Gritted Teeth

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | February 21, 2015 | Comedy
Roses are red, Violets are blue, Valentine's Day is long gone, And those "funny quirks" are starting to irritate you. POYKPAC Comedy's "Amélie"-themed "Pet Peeve Love Story" shows it's all about the little things. And that's not necessarily a good thing. From the...

8 Love Letters That Remind Sexual Assault Survivors They Are Not Alone

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | February 21, 2015 | Women
"You are not what they took from you." So begins one of the love letters a survivor of sexual assault wrote to herself on the Tumblr #SurvivorLoveLetter. Launched on Valentine's Day by one of the co-founders of sex-education company imMEDIAte Justice

What Makes The 'Hard Work' Of Blending A Family Entirely Worth It

Brittany Wong | February 20, 2015 | Divorce
As part of our Blended Family Friday series, each week we spotlight a different stepfamily to learn how they successfully blended their two families. Our hope is that by telling their stories, we'll bring you closer to blended family bliss in your own life! Want to share your own story?...

31 Beautiful Photos That Show What Single Fatherhood Really Looks Like

Jessica Samakow | February 24, 2015 | Parents
In 1960, about 14 percent of single parent households were headed by dads. Today, that figure is up to 24 percent, according to a Pew report. That increase has been attributed to both the rise of divorce rates and non-marital births since 1960, but also is...

10 Surprising Things You Never Knew About Infidelity

Brittany Wong | February 20, 2015 | Divorce
An enormous amount of research has been done on infidelity, as people seek to understand why and how cheaters stray. And while the studies and surveys advance our understanding, some of the findings are just plain weird. (We're looking at you, researcher who discovered that men who cheat are

1 In 3 Women Has Been Sexually Harassed At Work, According To Survey

Alanna Vagianos | February 19, 2015 | Women
A new survey found that one in three women between the ages of 18-34 has been sexually harassed at work. Cosmopolitan surveyed 2,235 full-time and part-time female employees and found that one in three women has experienced sexual harassment at work at some point their lives. ...

11 Lies We Need To Stop Telling About Breakups - Mic

Brittany Wong | February 19, 2015 | Divorce
We can all agree: Breakups are the worst.  But, as one of the most universal experiences stemming from romance, it's a circumstance many of us can relate to. The average woman, for example, will experience severe heartbreak at least twice before she ends up with a long-term partner — if...
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