She hasn’t been a great parent to me, and I don’t want her repeating those patterns with my future kids.
In the early days of the pandemic, many of us got used to solitude. It’s a habit we need to break.
Only 25 percent of gray squirrels survive their first year. Success rates for second marriages are almost equally dire.
Looking back on the year, I make a mental list of everyone who supported me—and remember that no achievement is the result of my efforts alone.
Motherhood during the pandemic wasn’t so miserable after all. But some moms did better than others.
We weren’t always so taken with dynamic duos. But in recent decades, we’ve come to expect that people should have one closest companion.
I don’t want a relationship with her, but my parents want us to make up.
Getting back together with an ex is risky—but it might pay off.
A “culture of passivity” makes many people reluctant to question their friends’ decisions.
Almost 20 years ago, Helen Fisher helped revolutionize dating. She has no regrets.
Three steps to get over your ex
It’s not just the quantity of your alone time that matters. It’s the quality.
In 2014, an octopus made headlines for starving herself while protecting her eggs. Why does she remind me of my mom?
Many of us want to feel like we’re benevolent, yet we pay substantial attention to how the process of giving will make us feel about ourselves.
The U.S. is undergoing a crisis of our personal and shared sense of meaning as polarization rises and institutions erode. The solution is as simple as it is difficult: Love one another.
Many people don’t know very much about their older relatives. But if we don’t ask, we risk never knowing our own history.
Do I have to invite him this year?
Approach disagreements with your partner not as a “me,” but as a “we.”
Some people going through breakups are reconsidering the best way to end a relationship, including how to honor their time together.
Seeing photos with his ex-wife and kids pushed me over the edge.