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The Open Relationship Toolkit: 6 Keys To Success in Honest Outsourcing

Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A. | Posted 09.23.2015 | Women
Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A.

To begin honest outsourcing takes an acknowledgment that no one person, or relationship, can ever fulfill all of our desires or needs, nor should we want it to. Most people already acknowledge this in one way or another, but when it comes to outsourcing sex or romance many folks feel threatened.

Non-Monogamy Realness: The Pros and Cons of Honest Outsourcing

Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A. | Posted 09.16.2015 | Women
Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A.

Whenever we talk to anyone about non-monogamy, the first question we always get is "Yes, in theory, but do non-monogamous relationships really work?" The simple answer is yes.

Outsourcing Honestly: How Opening Up a Relationship Can Make it Stronger

Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A. | Posted 09.08.2015 | Weddings
Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A.

The belief that a lifetime of monogamy is the only way sets people up for a lot of pain and failure, as even most monogamous folks (a few unicorns aside) will generally have more than one partner in their lifetime.

Ashley Madison Exposes Cheaters, Revealing What's Missing in Many Marraiges

Margie Warrell | Posted 08.21.2015 | Divorce
Margie Warrell

Even if the quoted registration numbers are inflated (which I suspect they are given the ease at which I could create a fake account with a made-up email address), there's no doubt there are millions of people who are staying in marriages that leave them hungry for intimacy, both sexual and emotional.

The (Don't) Cheat Sheet: 4 Easy Keys to Avoiding Affairs

Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A. | Posted 08.17.2015 | Women
Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A.

Make room for each other's disappointment when yours or their needs are not being met. Often, if you are merely allowed to openly and shamelessly ask for what you want and receive the support of your partner in having those desires, that can be enough.

Zach Carter

Wall Street's Revolving Door Spins Again In Congress | Zach Carter | Posted 06.09.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If at first you don't succeed, turn, turn again. The revolving door in the nation's capital took another spin last week, when Sen. Mark ...

Who Cares What You Believe; Where Does Your Fidelity Lie?

Kate Blanchard | Posted 05.19.2015 | Religion
Kate Blanchard

On a public level, substituting "fidelity" for "faith" in our discussions would let us get past the tired faith-versus-science debate (or even the faith-versus-works debate). And on a personal level, all of us could benefit from analyzing our own embodied lives to find out to what or to whom we are authentically faithful.

Men Embrace the 'US' in Trust

Pamela Levin | Posted 04.03.2015 | Weddings
Pamela Levin

Most of my female friends have plenty of advice and suggestions when it comes to the topic of trust -- trusting their partner that is. But many guy...

3 Tips For Former Cheaters (Or, How Not To Cheat For Dummies)

Bustle | Posted 03.07.2015 | Divorce

I punished myself for years before I learned to sit quietly with what I'd done, and spoiler alert: moving on from something like that doesn't come easily, either.

Voiceprints: Time to Be Afraid Again

Peter Van Buren | Posted 01.17.2015 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

What can be accessed can be collected. What can be collected can be stored. What can be stored can be leaked, hacked, shared and used. What can be used, well, can be used. Now, next Sunday, be a nice son or daughter and call your mom to say hello. Just be sure to speak slowly and clearly.

Investing in Your Future -- It's About Time

Kathleen Murphy | Posted 01.05.2015 | Women
Kathleen Murphy

Growing up, my mom and dad had a very traditional approach to family financial matters. My mom took care of the household bills and my dad handled the investment decisions. It worked quite well for them... until my dad suddenly passed away of a heart attack at the young age of 57.

Can True Love Last?

Lisa Firestone | Posted 05.20.2014 | Weddings
Lisa Firestone

There may now be hard science behind the notion that true love can last a lifetime. A neurological study from Stony Brook University revealed that couples who experience "romantic love" long-term can keep their brains firing similarly to the brains of couples who have just fallen in love.

Supreme Court Considers Whistleblower Protections

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is looking back at the collapse of energy giant Enron to determine who is protected from retaliation after blowi...

Is It Still Possible For Savings To Pay For College?

Reuters | Kathleen Kingsbury | Posted 10.21.2013 | College

(The author is a Reuters contributor. The opinions expressed are her own.) By Kathleen Kingsbury Aug 21 (REUTERS) - Americans are saving for col...

For the Betrayer: 8 Things You Must Know and Do to Rebuild Trust After an Affair

Sheri Meyers | Posted 07.14.2013 | Divorce
Sheri Meyers

You've made a terrible mistake. You got caught up in a flirtation that led to an affair. It felt so good at the time and it all happened so quickly.

Are Men Only as Faithful as Their Options?

Joshua Pompey | Posted 03.17.2013 | Women
Joshua Pompey

I'm not sure that this is an answer to the battle between monogamy and the desire to spread one's wings, but one thing I do know is this: When men are given too many options, they will stray.

Unlikely Group Wants To Thaw Things Out With Warren

The Boston Globe | Posted 11.22.2012 | Politics

Employees of Fidelity Investments took a sizable gamble on Senator Scott Brown, donating upward of $250,000 to his reelection campaign, more than empl...

Confessions Of A Mistress: “I Was The Other Woman”

HuffPost Live | Posted 11.19.2012 | HuffPost Live 321

Jill Di Donato discussed her blog post, "I Was The Other Woman” on a segment for HuffPost Live about infidelity with host Alicia Menendez. During th...

4 Ways The Petraeus Scandal Could Have Been Avoided

Kate Schermerhorn | Posted 01.15.2013 | Weddings
Kate Schermerhorn

Let's just be honest here -- General Petraeus, his former mistress, Paula Broadwell, and even his jovial wife, Holly, along with the rest of us, are forcing ourselves into a box we don't naturally fit into.

Why You'll Be Shocked By Your Retirement Fund Come November

Reuters | Posted 08.12.2012 | Money

* Nov 15 will be the first time people see what they pay * 70 pct don't know they pay fees for 401(k) plans-survey * Exp...

Sparrow Study Yields Surprise About Female Infidelity

| Posted 06.07.2012 | Science

By Sarah Fecht  | June 6, 2012 | Infidelity is easy to explain in males. By sleeping around, a guy can potentially impregnate more females ...

Facebook Stock Could Soon Be In Your Mutual Fund

AP | MARK JEWELL | Posted 07.10.2012 | Money

BOSTON — Facebook can be a terrific way to connect with friends and family, a colossal drain on your time and productivity, or a little of both....

Influencer of the Week: Apple's New CEO Tim Cook

Connie Dieken | Posted 05.26.2012 | Technology
Connie Dieken

"Just do what's right," Apple's co-founder Steve Jobs reportedly advised Tim Cook, his successor as CEO of Apple Inc. That's how shift happens.

Psst! Your 401(k) Is Ripping You Off

SmartMoney | Ian Salisbury | Posted 03.21.2012 | Money

This article originally appeared on America's conversion to the 401(k) plan has certainly created a new world for future retirees, w...

What's The Secret To Long-Lasting Relationships?

Rita Wilson | Posted 04.11.2012 | Fifty
Rita Wilson

What's the secret to long-lasting relationships? It seems your answers were close to what my answers would be: Laughter, kindness, respect, allowing the other to grow, hanging in there when it gets rough, not walking away. And great sex.