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Abusive Relationships

Trump: Abuser in Chief

BJ Gallagher | Posted 12.21.2016 | Politics
BJ Gallagher

My friend America has decided to marry a bad boy, despite others' warnings about what a cad he is. Like many women who fall for abusive men, she ratio...

Womens' Schadenfreude

Dr. Ruth Nemzoff | Posted 10.19.2016 | Divorce
Dr. Ruth Nemzoff

Women all over the world whose husbands have broken their marital vows are enjoying Trump's squirming, in a schadenfreude kind of way. They are applau...

YouTubers Discuss Abusive Relationships In The Queer Female Community

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 07.05.2016 | Queer Voices

A group of lesbian YouTubers recently came together to discuss different kinds of abuse and the way that abuse can manifest itself and play out in rel...

Voters Love Trump the Way Women Love Bad Boys

BJ Gallagher | Posted 05.26.2016 | Politics
BJ Gallagher

"He's arrogant and full of himself," I point out. "He brags about how rich he is. He flaunts his wealth as if it's a measure of his manhood. He thinks you should be impressed with of his big, fat bank account, and the ginormous buildings that bear his name."

4 Things You Learn When You Let Go Through Travel

Jillian Goltzman | Posted 03.02.2017 | Women
Jillian Goltzman

Far off lands and luxurious castles -- this may sound like your cliché Disney setting, but three years ago I strived to make it my reality. At 23 yea...

Your Horoscope: Are You Going to Meet a Lover or a Loser?

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 02.02.2017 | Style
Larry Schwimmer

Have you ever asked these questions about your relationships? • "Why do I seem to attract relationships with people who take advantage of my kindn...

Beth Stelling's Alleged Abuser Speaks Out, Another Woman Comes Forward

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 01.05.2016 | Women

In late December, comedian Beth Stelling posted a powerful Instagram photo in which she detailed an allegedly abusive relationship she claimed she was...

Why Is Jessica Jones Important?

Kelley Calkins | Posted 12.19.2016 | Entertainment
Kelley Calkins

Lindsay Tessier was first. Her pitch about Marvel's Jessica Jones arrived three days after the series had gone live. Then came Charley Reid's. Next, L...

6 Tips to Handle Angry People

Judith Orloff MD | Posted 08.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Judith Orloff MD

It's hard not to attack back when you feel attacked. But, little by little, surrendering these reflexive instincts is a more compassionate, evolved way to get your needs met and keep relationships viable if and when it's possible.

How Does A Breakup Affect Your Health?

Posted 07.29.2015 | Home

We had mental health and relationship expert Dr. Jeff Gardere stop by the program to talk to us about what to do if you’re obsessing over an ex. Hi...

What's The Difference Between "Breakup Blues" and "Obsessing Over Your Ex"?

Posted 07.28.2015 | Home

We had mental health and relationship expert Dr. Jeff Gardere stop by the program to talk to us about what to do if you’re obsessing over an ex. Hi...

Does Social Media Cause Breakups?

Posted 07.28.2015 | Home

We had mental health and relationship expert Dr. Jeff Gardere stop by the program to talk to us about what to do if you’re obsessing over an ex. Hi...

What Are The 12 Steps To Recovering From A Breakup?

Posted 07.28.2015 | Home

We had mental health and relationship expert Dr. Jeff Gardere stop by the program to talk to us about what to do if you’re obsessing over an ex. Hi...

Three Tips To Stop Obsessing Over An Ex

Posted 07.28.2015 | Home

We had mental health and relationship expert Dr. Jeff Gardere stop by the program to talk to us about what to do if you’re obsessing over an ex. Hi...

What Do You Do When You Can't Stop Crying Over Somebody?

Posted 07.27.2015 | Home

We had mental health and relationship expert Dr. Jeff Gardere stop by the program to talk to us about what to do if you’re obsessing over an ex. Hi...

Why Are Men Violent When Their Relationship Ends?

Posted 07.27.2015 | Home

We had mental health and relationship expert Dr. Jeff Gardere stop by the program to talk to us about what to do if you’re obsessing over an ex. Hi...

How Do Men And Women React Differently In A Breakup?

Posted 07.29.2015 | Home

We had mental health and relationship expert Dr. Jeff Gardere stop by the program to talk to us about what to do if you’re obsessing over an ex. Hi...

Getting Over An Addiction To Your Ex with Dr. Jeff Gardere

Posted 09.29.2015 | Home

If love is truly like a drug, can a breakup turn your affection into addiction? According to mental health and relationship expert Dr. Jeff Gardere,...

God Helped This Agnostic End a Toxic Relationship

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 07.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

I was raised Mormon, which didn't suit me. The "One True Church" aspect smacked of hubris and the focus on "Sin" made me rebellious toward a judgmenta...

Should You Disengage From Your Emotionally-Abusive Family?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 06.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Serena grew up in a family where she was the caretaker. The oldest of four, Serena was the only member of her family capable of deep caring, empathy a...

The Heartbreaking Dynamics Of Sexual Abuse, Explored Through Literature

Erika Johansen | Posted 06.18.2015 | Arts
Erika Johansen

Turning away won't help to solve these problems, and certainly won't keep them from turning up at one's own door. Solutions will require an open and honest discussion, and it will absolutely be an uncomfortable one, and literature will have a role to play.

Maïwenn's "Mon Roi" in Competition at Cannes: A Woman in Love With Her Man

Karin Badt | Posted 05.19.2016 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

One of the most successful scenes is the wedding of this couple, with a sumptuous cake and colorful balloons flying in the air, while a crowd of young upper class wedding partyers boisterously cheer.

This Tinder PSA Campaign Warns Women About Domestic Violence

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 05.06.2015 | Women

A new series of public service announcements on Tinder hopes to remind women that even a seemingly perfect man can turn violent at the drop of a hat. ...

Compromise as a Mutual Decision

Brita Long | Posted 06.26.2015 | Weddings
Brita Long

For the record, I'm not saying that a husband and wife both voluntarily choosing to take on traditional gender roles is wrong or abusive or even anti-feminist. I'm saying that forcing your spouse into that traditional role, regardless of his or her feelings, is wrong.

9 Signs You're In Love With A Narcissist

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 03.30.2015 | Divorce

Narcissists are appealing for good reason: they're charming, compelling and don't hold back on the compliments. By the time you realize just how toxic...