Why Do Women Outlast Men?

If women are the "weaker sex," how do they manage to outlive men?

4 Keys to Happiness

Happiness is not about what you need from others, it is really about what you are willing to give to others.

How to Escape a Master Manipulator

The best way to handle the manipulative people in our lives is to become less manipulatable. We are only as easily manipulated as we choose to be – manipulators make us feel good when we bend to their needs.

It's a Step, Not a Stop, on your Journey

Savor every single step of the journey for what it is . . . . a step, not your final "stop."

17 Minutes a Day?

How many minutes is too many minutes to spend focused on your cellphone?

Bouncing Back From Getting Dumped in 3 Easy Steps

It’s normal to need to re-validate your potential as a lover and a partner, but remember that every relationship is not meant to last forever and that every new relationship is a new beginning that does not have to yield to the self-same ending.

5 Tips for the Parents of Teens Who Make Rudeness an Art

The topic of teens' social behaviors never seem to lose their popularity, but many recent reports suggest that teen rudeness is increasing. What can parents do to bring their adolescents' behavior back in line?

5 Tips for Taming Overly Wired and Overly Rude Teens

Rude teenagers may be simply practicing the skills their parents have allowed to take root. If a child grows up interacting in a private, virtual world more often than interacting one-on-one with family, a whole slew of social skills and social learning will be missed.

#Love Wins . . . Marriage Equality Is for Real

It's about love and equality. That's about as simple as it can get.

5 Perks of Being Less Popular Than Your Friends

Basking in the reflected limelight of a more popular friend isn't always a bad thing.

The LGBT Family Blender

Can a mother or father come out as gay and maintain the love and respect of spouse and kids?

A Virtual Identity Crisis in the Making

So, what's your avatar look like?

7 Reasons for Gay & Lesbian Couples to Celebrate

Rainbow weddings and "Mr. & Mr." or "Mrs. & Mrs." events are a growing phenomenon -- but keeping the relationship strong is equally challenging regardless of the gender identity of the couple!

13 Red Flags of Potentially Toxic Friendships

While most of us know at some level that a relationship has turned toxic, we may have a hard time admitting that we have made a poor choice in placing our trust in another.

Live "As If," Not "If Only" -- Now is All We have

As much as individuals like to lament how life might be "if only" things had been different, it is much more empowering to live your life "as if" you were the person you know you are meant to be!

Communication: The Essential Element of Effective Mothering

The mother-daughter relationship thrives with open communication.

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Letting Go of a Friend

What do you do when a friend consistently lets you down?

6 Magic Questions to Unlock the Meaning of Your Dreams

Drop the dream dictionary and look within to understand the messages being shared by your dreams.

Love Is a Roller Coaster

Freefalling into love is most thrilling when we've made a climb.

3 Ways to Transform Jealousy into Personal Growth

Simply put, jealousy is motivated by fear. When fear is driving your behaviors, it is essential to tune into the cognitive components that accompany the fear to help you break it down and make it containable.

Being the DUFF

What role do you play in your relationships?

How Jealousy Can Poison a Friendship

The people, places, and things that cause you to be jealous of another tell you more about yourself than you might realize.

7 Types of Toxic Bosses

What type of toxic behaviors does your boss exhibit? Narcissism? Bullying? Gossiping? Here are 7 types with tips for making the best of a toxic situation.

Toxic Friends Who Take More Than They Give

Whether you think in terms of the Golden Rule, karma, or Law of Threefold, how we treat others greatly influences how we, ourselves, are treated.

You're Okay . . . That's All You Need to Remember

The desire and expectations you have for your own personal growth should be tempered by the acknowledgement that you are okay and that you, alone, know yourself best.

The 13 Essential Traits of Good Friends

How does your Friendship Quotient measure up? Here are 13 key personal traits that strongly influence friendship quality.

True Love or Outdated Obligation?

When you feel yourself falling out of love, here are three questions that might help you determine the long-term prognosis for the relationship.

Do you need a "Thelma & Louise" Moment this Summer?

Vacations from routine and exciting new adventures can give us the shift in perspective needed to give us a "Thelma and Louise" style shot in the arm.

Instant Romance is Just a Click Away

From fast food to same day shipping, we have come to expect that everything in life—even intimate relationships—are available at the click of a key. Unfortunately, interpersonal chemistry in a face-to-face meet-up is still the deal breaker or maker in potential relationships.

Do You Need a Friendship Cleanse?

A friendship cleanse can leave you feeling lighter and happier when you let go of the people who just weigh you down.

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