Family & Relationships Top Stories

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

What Grandma Says vs. What She Thinks

By Adair Lara | Family Matters

Being a grandparent practically requires an advanced degree in BYT (Biting Your Tongue)...

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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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7 Tricks to Winning an Argument

By Julie Weingarden Dubin | Family Matters

How to keep the peace and persuade family and friends to see it your way.

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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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If I Had Known My Mother Back Then...

By Jill Yanish, Next Avenue | Family Matters

What happens when a daughter edits herself into her mom's old photos.

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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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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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