5 Questions Better Than "How Was Your Day?"

Kids are back at school and parents are eager to hear how it's going. If your child seems to stall out at "Fine" when asked how his or her day went, these five questions can help.

The Truth Behind Your Rainbow Profile Picture

In a spontaneous and beautiful display of support, many people rainbow-tinted their profile pics to celebrate marriage equality. What many did not know was how much cold, hard data analysis goes on about their decision to do so.

How to Make Your Way Into (Practically) Any Group

Entering any group as an outsider can be difficult. Here are some important considerations.

20 Signs Your Partner Is Controlling

The stereotype of a controlling partner is one who is physically intimidating and threatening. Sometimes, the signs are much more subtle—but the danger is just as real.

7 Ways to Combat Facebook Jealousy

Sometimes, social media habits can do more harm than good—especially if they spur on jealousy. Here are seven ways to break free.

7 Tips for When Friendship Suddenly Becomes Something More

If you're caught in the crosshairs the morning after, take a deep breath and follow these steps.
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6 Awkward Things You Must Tell Your Therapist

Here are six things to make the effort to bring up to your therapist, to maximize the effectiveness of your treatment-- after all, you're in this to get better, aren't you?

7 New Year's Resolutions Bound to Fail

Many of us have the best of intentions with New Years' resolutions. But the exact way we word them and think about them makes all the difference. How can we stick to our resolutions? Here are some commonly failing resolutions, and how to slightly change them to up your chances of success.

How to Help a Friend Who's Been Sexually Assaulted

With high profile cases in the news lately, there is still a lot of miscommunication about just how to help someone who has been the victim of a sexual assault. Here is how to be the friend that does good rather than harm.

8 Awful Reasons to Get Engaged

Here are eight reasons that shouldn't be why you get married, and are likely to lead to some warning signs within the wedding bells.

A Surprising Solution for the 'Mommy Wars'

The worst part of the so-called Mommy Wars is that they're bad for your health. Here's how to protect yourself within the fray.

22 Ways Having Three Kids Is Different Than Having Two

"Should we have a third?" Many families are on the fence about enlarging their family. Here are 22 things that will be different if you choose to take the plunge.

Do You Need to Break Up With a Friend?

When friendships come to an end—no matter what the reason—the result can be devastating. Here are some tips to keep in mind as you navigate the transition.
Six Ways to Strengthen Your Best Friendships

Six Ways to Strengthen Your Best Friendships

Here are six easy ways to make a just-okay friendship better, taking it from good to great, that you can start today.

12 Tips for Raising a Child Who Won't Sexually Assault

Wondering how to make a difference in changing rape culture? Start with these tips for raising your children to understand the true meaning of consent.

Stop Saying His Name and Clicking On His Videos

In the horrifying wake of mass shootings, many of us are curious in our sadness. Why do killers kill? We look for answers about a killer's motivation, but in doing so, we give reason for someone else to follow in their footsteps.

Why Sticks Are Good For Kids

Many parents automatically ban sticks in their child's outdoor play. But here's why doing that may do more harm than good.
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6 Signs Your Partner Is Facebook-Cheating

Overly intimate online relationships can be deadly for a relationship. Here's how to tell if your partner's online relationships are threatening the intimacy of yours.
The Surefire First Step to Stop Procrastinating

The Surefire First Step to Stop Procrastinating

Stop procrastinating now by facing that first starting hurdle—and using a surprising method that will help you get more done than you think.

How to Control Anger: Seven Quick Tips

When we can take the time to manage anger correctly, we—and the people around us—can benefit greatly.
Plan Your Vacation—For All of Our Sakes

Plan Your Vacation—For All of Our Sakes

An alarming majority of American workers don't use all their vacation days. Ultimately, this is bad for all of us, in terms of health and-- if that doesn't convince you enough-- even productivity.

Seven Common Mistakes That Can Ruin New Friendships

Often, the challenge isn't in meeting people, but in turning that meeting into a friendship. Here are some common mistakes that can keep a friendship from forming.
5 Things You Should Never Say to a Pregnant Woman

5 Things You Should Never Say to a Pregnant Woman

Unfortunately, certain popular comments are less than helpful to the person carrying the baby. Read on for a list of what not to say to a pregnant woman.
6 Reasons You Shouldn't 'Still Be Friends'

6 Reasons You Shouldn't 'Still Be Friends'

Should you be friends with your ex? Sometimes it works, others it's a minefield. Here are six signs to look out for that suggest being friends after breaking up may not work out.
Stop Uploading Pictures of Your Kid Crying

Stop Uploading Pictures of Your Kid Crying

The wildly popular blog "Reasons My Son Is Crying" may be more controversial and problematic than you think.

The Evolutionary Case for Friendship

Carlin Flora explains in her new book, "Friendfluence," how friendships have always benefited the lives of humans.
Friendships in Adulthood: Needing, Making, and Keeping Them

Friendships in Adulthood: Needing, Making, and Keeping Them

Do you have trouble making new friendships due to a busy schedule or sudden life change? Don't worry -- you're not alone. Learn how to find others who are in the same boat as you.

Aaron Swartz and Depression

Some view Aaron Swartz's suicide as a call to arms for a national conversation on digital freedom. I want a conversation on something else.
5 Ways to Handle Your Obnoxiously Political Facebook Friends

5 Ways to Handle Your Obnoxiously Political Facebook Friends

Everyone's got those overly political Facebook friends, and these divisive times seem to raise their antics to a fever pitch. Here's the healthiest way to handle them.
Parents: Addicted to Your Phone? Here's How to Fight It

Parents: Addicted to Your Phone? Here's How to Fight It

We've heard that we should be more mindful. As parents, especially with our smartphones nearby, it can be tougher than it sounds. But it starts with quick steps you can try today.