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6 Ways to Express Interest When the Kids Are Around

Jon Vaughn | Posted 03.06.2015 | Parents
Jon Vaughn

There is absolutely nothing wrong with me passing along a compliment to a woman in front of her children, or mine. But I overthought things, and I shouldn't have. Somehow society has convinced me that when I have my daughters, women are off-limits.

Listening to Jesus: The Waste of Worry

Rev. Peter M. Wallace | Posted 09.06.2014 | Religion
Rev. Peter M. Wallace

The hiking path meandered through the forested moutainside. My companion and I kept pushing up the hill. It was a steady incline and my legs were beginning to feel the burn of my effort.

The Greatest Gift That You Can Give Your Partner

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

When we no longer hold our partner responsible for the fulfillment of our needs, everything changes. This is easier said than done, but it is perhaps the single most important thing we can do to insure that our relationship will be mutually satisfying.

The Mystery of Love

Mark Matousek | Posted 07.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Matousek

If you want the love of your life to appear, just tell the universe you're not ready. "Don't send me love!" you should scream -- if you want it. It's the opposite of that book The Secret. "Please, God, don't send me a keeper!" That's when Cupid goes through his Rolodex.

Why We Are Together but Feel Alone

Umar Zulqarnain | Posted 05.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Umar Zulqarnain

Technology allows us to hide from others while being connected. We can edit who we are, what we say, and how we are perceived. We become willing to dispense with people and comfortable with being dispensed. We can decide when to communicate and how much.

An Inspiring Tale of 3 Pussycats

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 05.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Reese Halter

Recently, I was asked how I remain so optimistic about life. I explained that, "True to my Welsh namesake - The Happy One - I carefully filter the inf...

WATCH: The Kind Of Love That Makes Employees Better

Posted 02.11.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Dating in the workplace is often a slippery slope, but there is a kind of love that's actually helpful in the office. Completely different from rom...

Protect Her 'Till I Get There

Jason A. Atkinson | Posted 02.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason A. Atkinson

I read somewhere the reason men like me fall so hard for dogs is because dogs can only do one emotion at a time. We know, the moment we first call their name, if they are happy, sad, preoccupied, or would rather not get up from their warm beds.

5 Reasons Every Woman Should Have A Male Friend

Jessica Ciencin Henriquez | Posted 11.09.2013 | Women
Jessica Ciencin Henriquez

There is no doubt that female friendships hold hefty value in my life, but friendships with women exhaust me in a way that male friendships never have. They simply offer different things.

Clutter Busting a Relationship That Doesn't Serve You

Brooks Palmer | Posted 04.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Brooks Palmer

A relationship supports us when it makes us feel connected. Our hearts relish that feeling of unity. But when we suffer to maintain a relationship, we lose that beautiful feeling of connection.

Homelessness: Love, Sex, Companionship

Christine Schanes | Posted 10.13.2012 | Impact
Christine Schanes

Among the positive ways we may relate to others is through love, intimacy and companionship. But, do homeless people have these relationships?

Addicted to Sex?

Isha Judd | Posted 06.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Isha Judd

To no longer be a prisoner of sexual desire, to discover the power and joy of finding fulfillment within ourselves is a wonderful thing. It requires commitment, but it is definitely worth it.

Being Alone and Loving It...

Nikki Luongo | Posted 05.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Nikki Luongo

During the 1950s, when actress Greta Garbo walked away from her very lucrative movie career and become nearly reclusive in New York City, she establis...

Don't Dis(miss) The Red Hats

Pamela Poole | Posted 03.04.2012 | Fifty
Pamela Poole

This is the scene: My diminutive, white-haired, almost-70 mother walking through a hotel parking lot in San Diego one morning in a purple satin kimono with ostrich feather trim over boxer shorts and a t-shirt that says "Put on your big girl panties and deal with it!" Plus red cowboy boots and a red cowboy hat.

Why Do We Hate Good-Byes?

Robert Fuller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robert Fuller

Our distaste for good-byes is a reminder of our unfathomable mutual dependence. An individual self cannot come into being, let alone endure, absent the recognition of others.

10 Ways To Make Friends

Therese Borchard | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Therese Borchard

They say it takes a village to raise a child. Well, it also takes a village--at best a supportive community, and at the least a few very good friends-...