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Facebook Movie: The Arrogance of Achievement vs. the Arrogance of Inheritance

Bella DePaulo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Bella DePaulo

The word on the street is that the Facebook movie, The Social Network, ruins Mark Zuckerberg's reputation. I'm not so sure.

Ask Maddisen: How to Rise from the Ashes of Divorce

Maddisen K. Krown | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Maddisen K. Krown

Be open to the support and collaboration of others. Be willing to receive what you want or something better for your highest good and the highest good of all concerned.

How To Say I Love You

Jennifer Hunt & Dan Baritchi | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Hunt & Dan Baritchi

The trick is to keep it casual and relaxed. Introduce the word "love" into your relationship gradually. Say things like "I love when you do that," "I love the way I feel when we're together."

How Does It Feel to Be a Black, Female, Single Problem?

Farai Chideya | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Farai Chideya

It's open season on black womanhood. Nightline became the latest media outlet to tackle the issue of why black women aren't married. The problem is not the topic, but the approach.

Best Friends Day: The Soundtrack of our Friendship

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Is there a woman my age (approaching 60) who doesn't remember singing along to "You've Got a Friend" with James Taylor or with Carol King on her Tapestry album?

Is It Okay to Date a Younger Man?

Jennifer Hunt & Dan Baritchi | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Hunt & Dan Baritchi

Sometimes age differences are a big deal and sometimes they're not. Here's how to know if the age difference between you and your beau is a big deal, and what you should do if it is.

Sandra Bullock, David Brooks, and Misleading Claims About Marrying

Bella DePaulo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bella DePaulo

In his column today, David Brooks writes that, "According to [one study], being married produces a psychic gain equivalent to more than $100,000 a year." What exactly does this mean?

Two Scholars Ask: What if Marriage Is Bad for Us?

Bella DePaulo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bella DePaulo

Marriage is not for everyone, and people who want to stay single should not be targeted with singlism because of it.

Who's Really Nuts, 20/20 or the 'Crazy Cat Ladies'?

Bella DePaulo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bella DePaulo

20/20 recently treated its viewers to a condescending pity-party for the women it calls 'crazy cat ladies.' The segment, with an accompanying article online, was so over-the-top that it was almost a parody of itself.

Mastering the Art of Aloneness

Lauren Mackler | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lauren Mackler

If you believe that you can only be happy with a partner, you keep waiting for someone to rescue you. The challenge is to break the patterns that keep you from living your life to the fullest.

Sex Magic: Fuel Your Dreams Into Reality

Dr. Elsbeth Meuth and Freddy Zental Weaver | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Elsbeth Meuth and Freddy Zental Weaver

I came across sex magic in the context of my tantric studies and teacher training a number of years ago. I've learned to marry my orgasmic energy with an intention to manifest what I wanted to bring into reality.

Marriage and Health: Et Tu, New York Times?

Bella DePaulo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bella DePaulo

I am disappointed with the recent Times article that claims that married people tend to be healthier than single people. Here's why the piece is misleading.

Newsweek's Misleading Account of Latest Marriage Study

Bella DePaulo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bella DePaulo

A new day has dawned, and with it another study of marriage misrepresented in the media: as always, implying that getting married results in better outcomes than it actually does.

Marital Mentalities: The Changes are Historic, and We're Living Them

Bella DePaulo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bella DePaulo

There's a lot of matrimania going on but I suspect that's not a sign of how secure we are about the place of marriage in our lives, but how insecure.

More about Sonia Sotomayor, From Someone Who Knew Her at Yale

Bella DePaulo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bella DePaulo

Rachel Moran: "The stigma of singledom seems to have disappeared when it comes to qualifying for high office, both for men like David Souter and women like Sonia Sotomayor."

5 Tips To Surviving Valentine's While Single

Sophie Keller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sophie Keller

Let this Valentine's Day be a day for you to think about what kind of relationship you do want, and serve to remind you of what qualities you are looking for in a partner.

Get Married, Live Longer? It's a Myth

Bella DePaulo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bella DePaulo

When the authors of The Case claimed that getting married saved men's lives, they did so by acting as if the men who got divorced or widowed did not actually get married.

Let Me Downgrade Ya'

Zondra Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Zondra Hughes

An American sistah like me is a downgrade; strictly booty call material.

Spring Into Action

Charlie Maffei | Posted 05.27.2013 | Gay Voices
Charlie Maffei

Spring is a time for rebirth. Everything in nature starts to grow and bloom. For each and every one of you, now is the chance to grow and bloom too. Let's spring into action, shake off anything that has been holding us back and step forward with a new outlook on life.