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Rivalry

When Your Adult Kids Reject You

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 09.22.2014 | Divorce
Barbara Greenberg

My problem is my daughter. I raised her as a single parent along with my son. I gave them a decent life and have a good relationship with my son as I did with my daughter until about 12 years ago.

How Mindfulness Keeps Athletes' Heads In The Game

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 06.16.2014 | Sports

The World Cup is officially in full swing, and needless to say, the competition is fierce. Tonight the United States squares off against Ghana, the ne...

These Football Friendships Are Proof That You Can Overcome Differences

Posted 02.02.2014 | Healthy Living

As two teams prepare to go head-to-head in football's ultimate showdown tonight, many fans are gearing up to cheer against each other for their favori...

Egocentrism and Negotiation Failure

Art Markman, Ph.D. | Posted 03.24.2014 | Business
Art Markman, Ph.D.

Negotiations and disagreements are difficult for many reasons. We set them up as antagonistic, and so we assume that when we win, our rival loses and...

Sharapova vs. Serena

AP | By HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 08.06.2013 | Sports

PARIS (AP) — His dramatic and delightful French Open semifinal was 4½ hours old — and 14 games into the fifth set — when Rafael Nadal raced fro...

Marquee Matchup

AP | By STEVEN WINE | Posted 08.06.2013 | Sports

PARIS (AP) — Rafael Nadal groused last week that he was playing so badly he might soon be home fishing in Mallorca. Then came a trans...

Preview: Djokovic vs. Nadal

AP | By HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 08.06.2013 | Sports

PARIS (AP) — Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic will face each other in a French Open semifinal that feels like a final. Djokovic is try...

Glass Ceilings...

David Trumble | Posted 04.01.2013 | Politics
David Trumble

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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.

Women Supporting Other Women: Is It a Rare Occurence?

Ekaterina Walter | Posted 12.19.2012 | Women
Ekaterina Walter

The stereotype about successful women holds that they've fought tooth-and-nail to get to where they are, competing against men who work for higher salaries. These women don't look kindly upon other women rising up to compete with them. But is this stereotype true?

Mets All the Way!

Carolita Johnson | Posted 09.10.2011 | Comedy
Carolita Johnson

I was in the fourth grade when someone asked me if I was a Mets or Yankees fan. I asked for more information and they mockingly informed me that the M...

Editrix Showdown!

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Last week, The Guardian published a story about Tina Brown's interest in acquiring Newsweek, claiming the move was fueled by Brown's rivalry with Aria...

COMPETITIVE ART: Fight! Fight! Fight! Why Artists Must Be Rivals

guardian.co.uk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Why do critics insist on comparing one artist with another? More to the point -- why do I do it so obsessively? I have just published a review of two ...

Is It Time to Stop Rooting Against Germany?

Alan Elsner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Alan Elsner

If I'm honest, I have to admit that behind the English antipathy to Germany lies a strong element of envy. The hard fact is that when England face Germany on the football pitch, Germany usually wins.

The Secret Bond That Sisters Share

Deborah Tannen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deborah Tannen

A sister is someone with whom you can laugh and be silly like when you were kids; who still sees in you the child you were; who shares your past and your memories of it.