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A Different Way To Have A Midlife Crisis

A Different Way To Have A Midlife Crisis

Michael Neill  06.18.2015
My wife and I are hitting that age where everyone around us seems to be experiencing some version of a midlife crisis. A few marriages...
Shared-Parenting Movement Gaining Momentum in 2015

Shared-Parenting Movement Gaining Momentum in 2015

Joseph E. Cordell  06.17.2015
Through the first half of 2015, there has been a strong push across the country to implement more balanced child custody laws that would...
A Letter To The Straight Couple Who Vow To Divorce If Gay Marriage Becomes Law

A Letter To The Straight Couple Who Vow To Divorce If Gay Marriage Becomes Law

  06.17.2015
By Rob Watson | The Next Family Something one learns as a parent is that children are often not rational in their behavior. When something...
Our Rescue Dog Was The Addition To My Family I Never Knew We Needed

Our Rescue Dog Was The Addition To My Family I Never Knew We Needed

Stephanie Land  06.16.2015
I'd tried to talk myself out of this many times. I knew this could go very, very badly in quite a number of ways. But I saw too much of...
How To Make Sure You Don't Marry Someone Just Like Your Ex

How To Make Sure You Don't Marry Someone Just Like Your Ex

Honoree Corder  06.16.2015
Almost 20 years ago, long before divorce was even a thought (and I was still fairly happily married to my first husband), one of my girlfriends...
What Clair Huxtable Taught My Single Dad About Parenting

What Clair Huxtable Taught My Single Dad About Parenting

Emilie Bahr  06.16.2015
Growing up with my single father, I had remarkably free reign when it came to matters of style. Although I recognized certain perks associated...
The Work Of Marriage Is The Hardest Work There Is

The Work Of Marriage Is The Hardest Work There Is

Babble.com  06.16.2015
I know everyone says that marriage takes work, but what exactly does that mean? Does it mean that I, as the wife, need to add "keep marriage...
Divorce Is Final But Kids Tie You Together Forever

Divorce Is Final But Kids Tie You Together Forever

MiddleSexy  06.16.2015
So here's the thing about divorce, if you have children together: Your marriage may be over but your interactions will never end. There...

Astoria Characters: The Woman Wiping Tears From Her Eyes

Nancy Ruhling  06.16.2015
Ann Kos cannot meet you at the front door. She lives on the middle floor of her three-family house, and she can't go up and down the stairs...
How To Manage Your Finances After Divorce

How To Manage Your Finances After Divorce

06.15.2015
The makeup of families across the U.S. is changing with many unmarried, divorced and single parents. But nobody is talking about the financial...
'Female Viagra' -- Libido Liberation or Gender Hype?

'Female Viagra' -- Libido Liberation or Gender Hype?

Cary A. Presant, M.D.  06.15.2015
Is this new drug flianserin really the "female Viagra," or is it just a drug that empowers women to talk about gender discrimination?
4 Honest Perks Of Living Alone Post-Split

4 Honest Perks Of Living Alone Post-Split

Marie Forster  06.15.2015
Shortly after my divorce, some friends decided I needed to get out and have some fun. I was teetering on the edge of becoming a shut-in,...
15 Things the Very Married Have That You Probably Don't

15 Things the Very Married Have That You Probably Don't

Becky Whetstone, Ph.D., "Doctor Becky"  06.14.2015
Dysfunctional relationships abound and the divorce rate is ridiculously high, mostly due to ignorance and immaturity, but on the other...
Game of Exes

Game of Exes

Annabel Acton  06.14.2015
We know a thing or to about breakups, and a thing or two about Game Of Thrones. Put it together and you have the Game of Exes. After a...