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The Bridge From Judgment to Nurturance: Considering the Pope's Message

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 04.23.2017 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Recently, Pope Francis surprised much of the world by advising that the Catholic Church nurture rather than judge single parents, gay people and unma...

I Want My Le Creuset!

Claudia Zelevansky | Posted 06.08.2015 | Women
Claudia Zelevansky

I have to come clean: this not actually about a pot, even though it kind of is. This is really about being single, childless, and therefore not ever receiving a Le Creuset or a salad spinner or a dream catcher or anything ever as congratulations for having hit one of the marks of adult society.

Reflections on Marriage (Part 2): Why Do the Unmarried Support Marriage?

Julie R. Enszer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Julie R. Enszer

When lesbians and gay men and young unmarried people support same-sex marriage, what exactly are they supporting? An image of marriage? An illusion about marriage? A belief that it has something important to offer them in a distant future?

Marriage. Kids. They're Not for Everybody. Really.

Eleanore S. Wells | Posted 11.04.2012 | Women
Eleanore S. Wells

Here's the real truth: Marriage and kids are not for everybody and we should all stop acting like they are.

Single? What Being In A Relationship Won't Change

Eleanore S. Wells | Posted 08.28.2012 | Women
Eleanore S. Wells

Here's what I honestly believe: The woman who is miserable single will probably be pretty unhappy being married, too.

(Why) Is 'Spinster' A Four-Letter Word?

Eleanore S. Wells | Posted 07.16.2012 | Women
Eleanore S. Wells

Nix old maid... nix bachelorette... I'm going with spinster. It's archaic and has a certain ring to it. I think of Jane Austen and well-dressed, polite, independent women. Spinster is so out, it's in.

Why Half The Kids In The UK Are Doomed: A HuffPost Exclusive Q&A With The Researcher Behind 'Staggering' New Findings

Huffington Post | Laura Stampler | Posted 06.25.2011 | Divorce

Almost half of all children in the United Kingdom will see their parents--whether married or unmarried--split by their 16th birthdays, according to a ...