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Rewrapping Divorce As A Gift

Lisa Arends | Posted 06.28.2012 | Home
Lisa Arends

I was with my husband for 16 years. Sixteen good years. Little did I know a tsunami was forming beneath the placid surface of our marriage.

Grieving Those Who Are Still Alive

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 06.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

If you cannot depend upon those you love most deeply "being there" in your greatest time of need, on what may you rely?

'Mob Wives': Renee Can't Stop Crying Over 'Losing' Dad And Ex

1) | Posted 04.02.2012 | TV

Viewers got a lot of different looks at Renee's crying face on this week's "Mob Wives" (8 p.m. ET on VH1), as she spent much of the episode in tears a...

Of Lent And Love: What I Learned In The Midst Of Betrayal

Carol Howard Merritt | Posted 05.19.2012 | Religion
Carol Howard Merritt

My faith was formed that evening, not by the bitter betrayals, but in the love of the women. I think about that night each Lent, as we walk toward that treacherous path with Jesus.

Anchors and Reporters: Stop Going Down With the Ship

Leslie Griffith | Posted 03.28.2012 | Media
Leslie Griffith

When NBC is a network and Comcast and GE own NBC -- I suppose it was just naïve to believe stock holders wouldn't push these anchors to be celebrities. But, it brings us all back to asking "Who will ever help this nation find its balance again?"

The Fraud of Authentic Leadership

Elise Lelon | Posted 01.09.2012 | Business
Elise Lelon

Leaders who describe themselves as "authentic" are like sentences that start with, "To be honest." Whenever big cheeses proclaim "authentic leadership" as their effective guiding principle, chances are they're not so authentic, and they may not be effective or principled either.

'I Never Thought I'd See The Other Side Of Infidelity' | Posted 12.27.2011 | Fifty

Paula always thought that infidelity should be "a deal breaker" in marriage--until two good friends confided in her about their unfaithful husbands. "...

Finding Love after Divorce

Eva M. Selhub, M.D. | Posted 10.10.2011 | Divorce
Eva M. Selhub, M.D.

According to The Americans for Divorce Reform it is estimated that 40 or possibly 50 percent of marriages will end in divorce. This means one in two couples will break their vows.

Hooked on Hope

Dylan Ratigan | Posted 07.25.2011 | Politics
Dylan Ratigan

What last week's attacks on Cornel West's character showed is that Obama's supporters do not want to acknowledge that they may be "Hooked on Hope" instead of "Eager for Evidence."

Love Child ... Really?

Sharon Zarozny | Posted 07.24.2011 | Divorce
Sharon Zarozny

In the Schwarzenegger case, my guess is that the "love child" designation could not be farther from the truth.

Why Did Judas Betray Jesus?

Rev. James Martin, S.J. | Posted 06.20.2011 | Religion
Rev. James Martin, S.J.

There are only two basic things known about Judas: Jesus chose him as one of the twelve apostles, and he handed Jesus over to the Jewish authorities.

Can You Trust Again After Betrayal?

Emily V. Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Emily V. Gordon

If you've had a marriage that ended because of a betrayal in trust on your spouse's behalf, the idea of trusting another person with your heart can se...

Three Precious Gifts: Awareness, Forgiveness, Gratitude

Anne Naylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Naylor

What are you most grateful for in your life, right now? What are the gifts of awakening you have experienced?

Betrayal - The Wound that Will Not Heal for Women

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Mark Goulston, M.D.

This may also be true for men, but it is especially true for women...

Cyber-Snooping When You Suspect Infidelity: Is It Ever OK?

Dr. Terri Orbuch | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Terri Orbuch

Cyber-snooping constitutes, in my view, a second betrayal, and this begs the rhetorical question: do two wrongs make a right?

When your 'platonic' friend just isn't into you...

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Dear Irene, I have read and been told by female friends that when a man is friends with a woman and all of a sudden wants to take it to a r...

Karen White's Falling Home Is All About Small Town Living and Loving

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

Novelist Karen White's Falling Hoome is a re-tooled, expanded story that shows her at her storytelling best.

Putin, ask yourself: Where did Medvedev get such chutzpah?

Simon Shuster | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Simon Shuster

In the fall of 2007, when Vladimir Putin was choosing his stand-in for the Russian presidency, my editor at The Moscow Times got the idea to profile e...

Stress and Resilience: Sandra Bullock's Example

Lissa Coffey | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lissa Coffey

The truth is that all of it, the good and the bad, the fantastic and the painful, the sunshine and the rain -- all of it is here to serve the process of our growth.

Making friends when you're depressed: It ain't easy!

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Hi Irene, Throughout my life (I am now 25) I have had problems with friendships ending poorly, usually with friends betraying and/or aband...

Why don't friends just talk about it?

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Dear Irene, When a woman feels that she has a problem with a long-term friend or friendship, why does she not simply sit down and work it...

Losing sleep over a betrayal by a a couple

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Dear Irene, My husband and I were very close friends with another couple who betrayed and hurt us deeply. They made twisted and false accus...

Martha and Her: The Best of Friends?

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Martha, you had to be hurt when Mariana testified against you at your trial. But writing this book and exposing the intimacies of your longstanding friendship so publicly, was a particularly bitter form of betrayal.

Breakups and Broken Hearts

Jim Selman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Selman

Here are some basic ideas that I have found to be useful when coaching people to 'be complete' with a sudden breakup and all the emotion and sense of loss accompanying it.

Betrayed by the Office Gossip Girl

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Dear Irene, I took a new job and became friendly with a woman named Gina. Gina told me about her past mistakes and seemed very consumed wit...