Family & Relationships Top Stories

Expert advice, tips and stories about family, friendship, pets, dating, and more.

8 Things That Would Get Today's Parents Arrested

By Bev Beckham | Inspiring Stories & Wisdoms

Letting kids sit in the front seat of the car and spanking kids are just two of the many things that might land you in jail nowadays.

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When an Apology Isn't Enough

By Julie Dubin | Mother-in-Law/Daughter-in-Law

Situations when you need to bite your tongue and say "sorry," plus what your daughter-in-law really wants from you.

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8 Creative, Romantic Anniversary Ideas

By Sally Stich | Dating & Marriage & Sex

Whether you’ve been married five years or fifty, ideas for romantic plans abound.

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What Does Your Daughter-in-Law Call You?

By The Editors | Mother-in-Law/Daughter-in-Law

We polled Facebook, and found that your kids-by-marriage generally stick to one of six categories—for better or worse. What's yours?

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The Truth About Men, Women & Remarriage

By Robyn Passante | Dating & Marriage & Sex

When it comes to marrying again, men and women differ in a lot of ways. Find out how, plus tips on making a new marriage successful.

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Is It Ever Too Late to Get a Divorce?

By Robyn Passante | Dating & Marriage & Sex

Divorce is a loaded decision—especially when you've been together for decades. Here, issues to consider when you're contemplating a split.

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7 Ways to Get the Emotional Support You Need from Friends

By Jackie Dishner | Friendship

How to help your friends help you when you need it most.

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How to Handle a Difficult Daughter-in-Law

By Sally Stich | Mother-in-Law/Daughter-in-Law

You think she’s controlling. She thinks you’re a buttinsky. Can you possibly find a way to connect to your DIL when you rarely agree on anything?

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Are Today's Parents Strict Enough?

By Bev Beckham | Family Matters

Playpens and teaching manners are just two things that seem to be a thing of the past when it comes to raising kids. But is that really a good thing?

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5 Signs Your Marriage Has Gone Cold—And What to Do About It

By Jennifer Kelly Geddes | Dating & Marriage & Sex

Has your relationship been feeling a little, well... boring? Try these tips to give it a jumpstart.

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