In expressing support and condolences after tragedy, the distance provided by social media is extraordinarily safe, but that doesn't make the process less meaningful.
The baby blues aren’t just the domain of birth mothers: fathers, adoptive parents, and nonbiological mothers are also at risk.
Some Jewish couples are developing alternatives to a gendered, heterosexual matrimonial ceremony that can still work within Jewish tradition and law.
"Would kids really be better off if their parents stayed together, fighting and yelling and tiptoeing around?"
Caring for my dying parents reintroduced substances into my life.
New research shows that the older people are when they make their first big commitment—cohabitation or marriage—the better their chances for marital success.
Joining a dating site for a different age, race, or religion can be a way to find the partner you're looking for, but can also be motivated by insidious stereotyping.
The psychology of rituals in overcoming loss, restoring broken order
Attractive, agreeable, and clean people are more likely to get married. Surprise?
How C-sections increase the risk of a rare and devastating disorder
New studies question the importance of two behaviors mothers are often shamed for: drinking during pregnancy and not breastfeeding
I spent a weekend without talking, being someone else at a convent
Inside the increasingly common practice—and business—of female masking
Most adoptions in the U.S. today are open; I’m taking the opportunity to create a big, loving—if complicated—family.
How one lawyer helps those, like her, in non-traditional relationships
We fill the human-shaped void with 225 percent more Facebook interactions.
I traveled around the country interviewing happy couples; this is what I learned.
As we pass our prime, it is with a growing awareness that younger people coming after us haven’t yet reached their peak. Those who can’t bear the shift to a supporting role may become increasingly narcissistic in the unhealthy sense of the word.
The holes in the Tiger Mom's theory that superiority, insecurity, and impulse control breed success.
Neuroscientist James Fallon discovered through his work that he has the brain of a psychopath, and subsequently learned a lot about the role of genes in personality and how his brain affects his life.