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Jealousy, Judgment and Motherhood

Francesca Kaplan Grossman | Posted 03.17.2013 | Parents
Francesca Kaplan Grossman

I find myself a little bit jealous of other women a lot of the time. When they are a little more together, a little more successful -- in their jobs, in wrangling their children, in their wrap dress -- than I am.

What To Do When Your Sister Is Ruining Your Wedding

Summer McLane | Posted 03.02.2013 | Weddings
Summer McLane

When dealing with a jealous sister during your wedding, you need to be realistic about your relationship. I get it. Now is YOUR time. YOUR special day. Your sister should be there for you the way you were there for her, right? Not if she's the jealous sister.

What Are You Teaching Your Teens About Holiday Behavior?

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 02.19.2013 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

It starts something like this: You go to a relative's house for the holidays. Soon, the adults start to drink a little, lose their inhibitions and start to regress to their younger selves. You start to tell old stories. Oh no, you have forgotten that your teenage children are in the room.

One Key To Happiness: Story-Busting

Andrea Wachter | Posted 02.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Andrea Wachter

When we acknowledge that everyone experiences pain, that every person struggles with difficult issues, and that most everyone is making up stories too, we can let go of comparing and contrasting and simply see us as all in this together.

Is Jealousy Good For You?

Anne Zouroudi | Posted 02.16.2013 | Books
Anne Zouroudi

It's a familiar, if uncomfortable, feeling. Your best friend announces she's engaged to the handsome doctor she's been dating, and the congratulatory hug you offer lacks genuine warmth.

Understanding the Circuit of Life

Raymond Torres | Posted 02.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Raymond Torres

Much of the quality of our lives depends on how we react to what were aware of in life. Every moment we face the choice to either allow our negative emotions to distort how we treat others or let the free flow of love, goodness, and acceptance bathe others with spiritual blessings.

Never Look Insecure Again

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 02.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

You know you shouldn't do it. You know that if you keep calling and leaving messages he's going to think you are needy, or pathetic, or just plain crazy. You know that if you keep asking her if she's seen her ex-boyfriend, she's going to think you are insecure, or jealous, or even controlling.

'Fifty Shades of Green' and How I Overcame Andrew Solomon Envy

Camille Sweeney & Josh Gosfield | Posted 02.12.2013 | Books
Camille Sweeney & Josh Gosfield

Wouldn't it be better to focus on the genuine awe I feel for Mr. Solomon not as book marketer... but book author?

My Husband Looks Buff and It's Really Ticking Me Off

Wendy Widom | Posted 02.11.2013 | Parents
Wendy Widom

As hubby's BMI plummets, the feeling that I'm failing grows and grows, as does my desire for a big, decadent piece of thick, gooey, molten chocolate lava cake with coffee ice cream on top and then maybe some creamy fettuccini alfredo for dessert. Man, I'm getting hungry.

Why Anger And Jealousy Can Be Good For You

Posted 11.30.2012 | OWN

By Gary Zukav The author of The Seat of the Soul and co-founder of the Seat of the Soul Institute shows us why jealousy, anger and even despair can...

Adopt This Awesome New Habit For The Holidays

Sophie Keller | Posted 01.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Sophie Keller

With the holidays upon us and it being a time when we get together with family and friends, I wanted to give you a way in which you can easily make other people's lives work -- and benefit your own, in the process.

Friendkeeping: A Primer

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 12.26.2012 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

Friendkeeping by Julie Klam is the book you will want to give all your best friends, not as a nudge-nudge, hint-hint reminder of what it takes to be a good friend, but rather as a celebration of just how great friends can be.

Can Open Relationships Cure Jealousy?

Em & Lo, | Posted 10.15.2012 | Women We’ve always said that if you want to be in an open relationship, it helps if you’re the kind of advanced human being who is missi...

6 Things That Are Not Worth Your Jealousy

Thought Catalog | Posted 10.05.2012 | Women

While there are definitely instances in which a healthy attitude of competition can be beneficial — a coworker whom you emulate and want to become a...

Limerence: In Love, Obsessed, or Both?

Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D. | Posted 11.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D.

Ever had that "I-need-him-I-know-we-are-meant-to-be-together-I-know-it-I-can't-breathe-I-can't-sleep-I-love-him-so-much" feeling? You may have experienced limerence.

Can Friendship Save the World?

Shasta Nelson, M.Div. | Posted 11.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Shasta Nelson, M.Div.

Sometimes when we hear the word "friendship" we think of it as nice to have, something that is just warm and fuzzy, sweet, and pink. But that's missing the point. It's not just a luxury for a few who have extra time in their lives.

Why I Made A Salad For The Woman I Envied Most

Jane Ratcliffe | Posted 11.25.2012 | Fifty
Jane Ratcliffe

I was roommates with a woman who had also recently divorced and moved from Manhattan to Michigan and had just written her first memoir. In my eyes she was wildly beautiful, witty, had heaps of money, guys lined up to speak to her, and... she got a book deal before I did.

How to Stop Being Jealous

Tara Marino | Posted 11.19.2012 | Women
Tara Marino

Have you ever found yourself feeling a bit inferior, a bit -- ooh, dare I say it -- jealous?

Mighty Movie Podcast: Green Director Sophia Takal

Dan Persons | Posted 11.07.2012 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

A couple of well-educated Brooklynites move to the country, strike up a friendship with one of the locals, and that's where things get dark in Sophia Takal's directing debut, Green.

Why Women Love 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 11.05.2012 | Books
Jennifer Hamady

The requirement of pleasure, delivered by a gorgeous, skilled, and smitten someone who knows our bodies and desires better than we do.... Is there really any question as to why these books are so popular?

WATCH: Is My Fiancé In Love With Someone Else? From Dr. Sue Johnson

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

What should you do if you suspect that your fiance has feelings for someone else? Relationship expert Dr. Sue Johnson joined me on Mondays With Marlo ...

Breaking Up Is Hard to Do

Judy Bolton-Fasman | Posted 09.30.2012 | Impact
Judy Bolton-Fasman

If only I had heard that love is not a Pop 40 song when I was younger, I would have been spared suffering that was neither noble nor useful.

Teens, Dating and Obsessive Behavior: A Dangerous Combination

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 09.10.2012 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Relationships are supposed to be sources of joy, not sources of anxiety

I Hate Lena Dunham

The Levo League | Posted 09.05.2012 | Women
The Levo League

Another woman's success doesn't take away from my own. If anything, it creates more opportunities for me to achieve my dreams.

My Sister Had The Perfect Life -- And It Made Me Rethink Mine

Salon | Posted 07.05.2012 | Women

"We bought a new house," my older sister said a few months ago, in one of our rare phone conversations. "I’m so happy for you," I said, though I'...