Family & Relationships Top Stories

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

5 Things You Should Never to Say to a New Mom

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

Moms and mothers-in-law: Don’t mess with a new mom—particularly one who’s a relative.

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How to Talk to Elderly Adults About Giving Up the Keys

By Connie Matthiessen, senior editor | Caregiving

Worried about your aging parent being behind the wheel? Here's how to bring it up without starting a fight.

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When You Don't Like Your Grandchild

By Sally Stich | Family Matters

Sometimes you just don't click, and that's okay.

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6 Secrets of Couples Who Stay Together

By Jessica Dysart | Dating & Marriage & Sex

Maximize your happiness and strengthen your bond with these smart relationship tips.

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How to Give the Perfect Eulogy

By Richard Chin, Next Avenue | Inspiring Stories & Wisdoms

7 tips to share your memories and thoughts at a funeral

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Sassy Senior Sisters Spend Some Hilarious Quality Time Together

By LaToya Monah | Inspiring Stories & Wisdoms

101-year-old woman and her 96-year-old little sister spending some quality time together.

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Who's More Likely to Cheat in a Marriage?

By Sara Schwartz | Dating & Marriage & Sex

A new study reveals that a certain economic scenario gives some married people the irrepressible urge to stray.

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Don’t Let ‘Chemistry’ Fool You in Later Life

By Jed Diamond, Ph.D., Next Avenue | Dating & Marriage & Sex

Take it from this therapist — it's not always love at first sight

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Professor Calms Crying Toddler in His Class & Just Keeps on Teaching

By The Editors | Inspiring Stories & Wisdoms

Professor calms the baby of one of his students and just keeps on teaching.

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Engaged Couple Aged Over 60 Years Using Makeup

By The Editors | Inspiring Stories & Wisdoms

Imagine seeing how you and the love of your life would age over the next 60 years.

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How well do you get along with your grandchild and other family members? Want to know if your personalities mesh?

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