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Is Your Parents’ Marriage in Trouble?

Your parents have been arguing for decades—but now their marriage seems worse than ever. Or maybe they have always seemed…

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Grown-Up Kids Need Your Love More Than Ever

The love we show our children in their early years has a powerful effect on their behavior, life choices and…

Family

“All You Need Is Love”…and Other Myths About Marriage

About half of all marriages end in divorce. With so many marriages breaking up, it is clear that some of…

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How to Deal with Complainers, Pessimists and Other Negative People

The world is full of cynics, whiners and naysayers. It’s best to weed out the negative people from our lives…

Family

Little Tricks to Make Your Marriage Much Happier

It doesn’t take a major change to improve a marriage. The path to a more loving relationship is to tread…

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When Adult Children Don’t Get Along

Many adults don’t get along with their siblings—and sometimes it’s not even clear where the bad blood began. Rivalries and…

Marriage

How to Show Support for Interracial Couples

A white woman marries a black man or vice versa. Not so long ago that would have been a very…

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How to Deal with a Procrastinator When You’re a Do-It-Nower

Living with a procrastinator feels like torture to those who prefer to act promptly. The last-minute rushes and late arrivals…

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Getting Along with a New Grad

Think parenting teenagers is tough? Just wait. The first year following college can be the most tumultuous time for many…

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8 Great Ways to Trace Your Family Tree

Researching your family history could connect you with relatives you never knew you had. It could uncover a famous or…

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“I Hate You”

A 7-Step Plan for Finally Getting Along with Adult Siblings It seems like siblings should be close friends. They probably…

Relationships

The Kissing Prescription

In a new study, committed couples who increased their frequency of kissing reported less stress and greater relationship satisfaction after…

Relationships

Say No to Family and Friends

And Still Have Them Like You Your friend asks for a loan. Your cousin asks for a business referral. Your…

Family

When Grandparents and Parents Disagree About the Kids

Do you cringe when your grown children coddle your grandkids too much? Does your blood boil when your parents give…

Family

Not at Thanksgiving!

One of my colleagues is dreading his family’s Thanksgiving gathering—he knows politics will come up and discord will follow. Families…

Exercise & Fitness

Get Off That Couch Together

Your partner may be the key to getting more exercise… For better or worse, your significant other’s health habits strongly…

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Stop Those Teen Mood Swings

Bottom Line/Health: Teens can go from being sweet as pie one second and then wham! The door’s getting slammed, they…

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Saying Grace

Special Ways to Give Thanks If you don’t usually say grace before meals, you might want to start doing so…

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Kids Are Getting Their Drugs from You

The appalling truth about teen substance abuse today America’s drug problem is staggering. Illegal drug use has climbed to 20…