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How Adoption Changed My Friendships

Jill Robbins | Posted 11.25.2016 | Parents
Jill Robbins

We didn't expect life to stay the same, and like most new parents we were confident we were fully prepared for the challenges of parenthood. And also like most new parents, we really weren't prepared at all. But, adoption changed my friendships. I didn't see that one coming.

Why a Military Spouse Is Your Best Friend

Kaitlyn Jones | Posted 05.08.2016 | Impact
Kaitlyn Jones

Happy Military Spouse Month! Not many know that the month May focuses on the wife or husband standing by their soldier. After all, we are a very, very small percentage in this country. However, if you ever get to know us, you will soon agree that we make a great friendship that you will never forget nor replace for the rest of your life.

Are You a Pushover? Seven Ways to Get Deliberate in Your Life

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 10.15.2014 | Women
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

If you allow yourself to be a pushover you are not honoring yourself, thereby you directly contribute to the erosion of your sense of self and your relationships. Love yourself. Here are seven ways to get deliberate and activate for yourself.

When Female Friendship Fades: 5 Signs It's Time to Cut the Cord on a Failing Friendship

Patricia Leavy, PhD | Posted 08.02.2014 | Women
Patricia Leavy, PhD

Sometimes we wonder if we're the problem, or if it really is her. Then there's the issue of mixed feelings because at some point she had been a good friend, and you feel badly the relationship has changed. But is that a good reason to hang on?

Spring Cleaning: Does That Include My Relationship Closet Too?

Rachel Braun Scherl | Posted 07.09.2013 | Women
Rachel Braun Scherl

Sometimes, I think these endings would be easier if we experienced big blowout, a friendship Armageddon, a pivotal unforgivable event -- to somehow mark the end. At least then you would know, why and when to say goodbye, when to put it in the "give away" pile.

Tongues Untied: Love Rules?

Darnell L. Moore | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Darnell L. Moore

We know what you are thinking: Not another conversation on love. We promise, however, that for every saccharine-laced word that follows, we were sure to talk about the whips and leather, too.

Should You Watch HBO's Girls with Your Teens?

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 08.03.2012 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

This is not a show for the faint of heart. It is a show, though, for those who are ready to address what is very likely happening in their young adult kids' lives, whether they like it or not.