#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.

Happiness is a State of Mind

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.

The Upside of Jealousy

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.

Spring Break Thrills at Any Age

Spring Break is not just about the college kids -- all of us deserve a break from routine.

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.

3 Signs It’s Time for a Friendship Break-Up

Knowing when it is time to let go of a friendship is a matter of personal preference, but there are 3 sure-fire signs that the relationship leaves you cold.

Intimate Partner Abuse: Walk Away Before the Cycle Starts

We should never live in fear of the people who say they love us.

Ending Relationship Addiction

Relationship addictions may require going "cold turkey," as it is hard to stop smoking if you have a lit cigarette in your hand.

3 Tips for Better Rebound Relationships

Have patience with yourself or your friends, if a rebound relationship is on the radar.

Crucial Connections: Friendships in Older Adulthood

Wisdom may come with age, but well-being will flourish if friends are in the picture, too.

Leading From the Heart

What makes a good leader and can we learn those skills as adults?

Who's to Blame for Toxic Relationships?

The first step in detoxifying your life is figuring out whether the negative influence is you, your friend, or the relationship.

Self-Compassion: Don't Let a Break-Up Bring You Down

Self-compassion is important when a relationship ends. Even if you cannot fix a broken relationship, you can take the lessons learned and build new and more successful relationships as you move forward.

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