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Dear Family Whisperer: 8 Game-Changing Strategies for Sister Who's 'Always Right'

Melinda Blau | Posted 04.01.2015 | Parents
Melinda Blau

You can change the conversation and your own behavior, but you cannot force anyone else to change. That said, if you stop doing the same old dance with your sister, she will have to come up with new footwork, too.

What Cavemen Can Teach Us About Love

Kathlyn and Gay Hendricks | Posted 04.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Kathlyn and Gay Hendricks

How well do you communicate with your man? Do you end each conversation feeling fully understood and heard? Do you find that when you ask him to do...

3 Ways Mindfulness Will Improve Your Relationship

Nicole Liloia | Posted 04.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Nicole Liloia

Mindfulness can improve your relationships in many ways by changing how you connect and interact with others. Here are three reasons that mindfulness matters in a relationship...

3 Reasons Why Instagram Is the Devil (and Twitter Is the Devil's Son)

David Wygant | Posted 04.01.2015 | HuffPost Home
David Wygant

Sometimes I think people are not as bright as they appear. Well, if you have an Instagram, you can see how bright they really are. An average night on Instagram, people will post pictures of themselves out and about drinking this stupid water. You know alcohol is a water based, hence stupid water.

Love Is Found in the Simple Moments

Neely Steinberg | Posted 03.31.2015 | Women
Neely Steinberg

If you're coupled, recognize and appreciate the seemingly insignificant moments between you and your partner, because that is where love truly lives.

Relationships: You Can Rediscover Love and Intimacy!

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 03.31.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Rather than take emotional responsibility for her own well being, Wendy was making Terence and her children emotionally responsible for her. She was abandoning herself, just as her parents had abandoned her, and was expecting Terence to give her what she never received from her parents.

The Beatles Were Wrong

Mary-Lou Stephens | Posted 03.31.2015 | Women
Mary-Lou Stephens

When you're in love, it feels like nothing else matters. It's so easy and seductive to let your life go -- your friends, your interests, your beliefs, your hobbies. I get it. It feels good and it's fun and smoochy and yummy. You don't need anyone or anything else.

How I Saved My Marriage

Richard Paul Evans | Posted 03.31.2015 | Weddings
Richard Paul Evans

I prayed as I walked in the door to a cold wife who barely even acknowledged me. That night, as we lay in our bed, inches from each other yet miles apart, the inspiration came. I knew what I had to do.

10 Thoughts You Have Before Moving In With A Significant Other

Samantha Matt | Posted 03.30.2015 | Women
Samantha Matt

"Moving in together isn't a big deal. We basically spend every night together anyway. What could be different?" Good one.

3 Steps To Dump The Baggage And Move On With Your Love Life

Michelle Martin | Posted 03.30.2015 | Fifty
Michelle Martin

Dating in our teens and 20s was challenging. Dating in our middle adult years, with significant exes, children, pets, mortgages, careers and a boatload of emotional, physical and perhaps even financial baggage, may seem impossible.

A Friend Isn't Always Forever And That's OK

Dr. Margaret Rutherford | Posted 03.28.2015 | Fifty
Dr. Margaret Rutherford

Friendships. Some abide through thick and thin. No matter what happens in your life. No matter if you go through a time when you are not all that easy to love. That friend is sticking around.

Are You Falling Out of Love?

Randi Gunther | Posted 03.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Randi Gunther

Relationships are never all bad, and you might have been trying too hard to focus on the things you still valued while you were slipping away inside. You've been struggling with whether you're really done or just need a new way to be together.

4 Signs You've Lost That Loving Feeling

Christina Pesoli | Posted 03.30.2015 | Divorce
Christina Pesoli

Long term relationships: The goal isn't just to stay together forever; you want the years together to be good ones. With anything that unfolds over time, it's easy to get caught up in the day-to-day and not notice that something is slowly deteriorating right before your very eyes.

How Successful People Handle Toxic People

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 03.26.2015 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

To deal with toxic people effectively, you need an approach that enables you, across the board, to control what you can and eliminate what you can't. The important thing to remember is that you are in control of far more than you realize.

Why You Should Have A Funeral For Past Relationships

Dr. Steve Maraboli | Posted 03.26.2015 | Divorce
Dr. Steve Maraboli

We've all been there, engulfed in the pain of a dead relationship. The people around us tell us to move on, but how? We feel we need closure and we tend to make the mistake of waiting to get it from someone else.

This Is What Adult Love Really Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 03.25.2015 | Healthy Living

What does it take to make a romantic relationship work? A new video from The School Of Life, a London-based organization that centers on emotional ...

Are You Stuck in His 'Stable'?

Susan Winter | Posted 03.25.2015 | Women
Susan Winter

As women, we can lay the foundation for the type of relationship we want. The woman who speaks her mind and sets her standards is the woman who will have serenity when dating. And, she'll be the woman who draws in a man who wants what she wants, and wants it with her.

Cyber Suitors: Shattered Illusions Along the Information Superhighway

Josh Sabarra | Posted 03.23.2015 | Gay Voices
Josh Sabarra

I was tentative about saying the "L word;" it was a big step for me -- especially considering that Lucas and I had never actually met. In person, that is. The Internet has, indeed, made the world a very small place.

Musings of a Child of Divorce, 40 Years Later

Krista Barth | Posted 03.23.2015 | Divorce
Krista Barth

I am a divorce lawyer, a divorce survivor, and once upon a time, I was a child of divorce. The divorce of my parents was a long time ago; I was seven to be exact, the third child of four. I remember the before, and I remember the after.

6 Secrets to Emotional Intimacy

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 03.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

The magic of intimacy is that it can be of the soul. To be intimate simply means to be empathetically in tune with your partner, feeling their fears, desires, wishes, and needs as if they were your own.

5 Things Dads Can Do To Raise Emotionally Healthy Children

Michael Ascher, M.D. | Posted 03.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Ascher, M.D.

As men are now being called upon to spend more time and participate in the direct care of their kids, they often find themselves emotionally overwhelmed trying to balance work, relationship and family demands.

Unrequited: When the One You Love Doesn't Love You Back

Sara Eckel | Posted 03.20.2015 | Women
Sara Eckel

The idea was to become a woman who this particular man would love, and at that I failed completely. But in the process, I achieved something more important: I started to become the woman I wanted to be.

Breaking Up Might Be Easier Than You Think

Sara Eckel | Posted 03.18.2015 | Women
Sara Eckel

As truly gut-wrenching as these separations can feel, research suggests that most of the lovelorn will recover sooner than they think.

Richard Branson: Invite Your Enemies to Lunch

Joe De Sena | Posted 03.19.2015 | Business
Joe De Sena

Life is too short. We are entitled to be human. Sometimes we make mistakes and rub people the wrong way. What defines us is not those who are able to avoid confrontation, but those who are able to deal with it.

The Competitive Marriage

Samantha Rodman PhD | Posted 03.18.2015 | Weddings
Samantha Rodman PhD

Nobody wants to be married to someone who can do everything well. The idea is to be in a relationship where each person fills a unique role, and brings something to the table that the other partner lacks.