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How to Stay in Your Lane During the Planning Process

Summer McLane | Posted 11.11.2014 | Weddings
Summer McLane

If I had a dollar for every time someone told me that their aunt or mom's best friend 'did' weddings, I'd be able to retire. People attend weddings and don't realize how much work actually goes into making them successful.

Do You Demand or Do You Request?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 08.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

When a person goes into resistance, they lose their caring. Sometimes the resistance is in response to your attempts to control, but sometimes it has nothing to do with you. Many people bring their resistance from childhood into the relationship and feel controlled by any request.

Shoes! Every Morning Is a Battle Over Putting On Shoes!

Susan Stiffelman | Posted 05.10.2014 | Parents
Susan Stiffelman

Daily battles over ordinary tasks like getting shoes on can wear down even the most patient parent.

What Couples Really Want When They Argue

Posted 07.11.2013 | Women

What do you really want when you argue with the person you're in a relationship with? For the other person to relinquish power, a new study out of Bay...

A House Divided

Walker Bragman | Posted 04.08.2013 | Politics
Walker Bragman

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The Post-Colonial Presidency: Our Man Obama

Andrew Lam | Posted 01.06.2013 | World
Andrew Lam

As a refugee from Vietnam, a country colonized by the French and then fought over by the Americans and the Soviet Union, I see the Obama presidency as spelling the end of a 500-year-old colonial curse.

Janell Ross

Spanish-Language Congressional Debate In Texas Race Highlights Politics of Population Change

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 09.11.2012 | Latino Voices

In the race to represent Texas’s 23rd Congressional District, an area that stretches about 550 miles from San Antonio to El Paso, Republican incumbe...

5 Horrible Things I Regret Doing To My Ex

Pauline Gaines | Posted 10.14.2012 | Divorce
Pauline Gaines

I'm glad I can admit that my ex's lousy behavior didn't excuse my own. I'm glad I can admit that I made some really stupid choices, so I don't have to make them again.

Nouri al-Maliki Is Becoming A New Saddam, Iraqi VP Says

Foreign Policy | URI FRIEDMAN | Posted 07.29.2013 | World

Shortly before a wave of 15 bombings ripped through Baghdad on Thursday morning, killing more than 60 people, Iraqi Vice President Tareq al-Hashemi wa...

PHOTOS: Celebrity Photographer Takes On Pepper-Spraying Cop

Posted 12.14.2011 | Arts

Tyler Shields is a photographer who has been allowed a fair amount of space to experiment with the medium. He slapped meat across Mischa Barton's face...

The Toughest Thing To Relinquish After A Split

Vicki Larson | Posted 07.05.2011 | Divorce
Vicki Larson

The decision to divorce wasn't an easy one, but unless there's abuse or some other horrific situation it really shouldn't be, especially if you have k...

Ryan Grim and Arthur Delaney

'Power Struggle': Key Highlights

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim and Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Here are nine highlights from 'Power Struggle,' HuffPost's profile of the battle within the Democratic Party between the Congressional Progressive Cau...

Friday Talking Points [79] -- Judicial Activism And Bias

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

"Judicial activism" (or, alternatively, "legislating from the bench") is defined -- no matter what your political beliefs -- as "judges not ruling the...