The Purpose of Marriage: 5 Ways to Insure Your Relationship Lasts Forever

Jed Diamond, Ph.D on what his two marriages have taught him – and what you can learn from his mistakes.

5 Things Divorcing a Good Man Taught Me About Life

If I could tell the younger me one thing about marriage, I would tell her to not take for granted all the things that her husband does.

Invisible Darkness

Laura Foley captures the pain of being a mother unable to help an adult son in this stark poem.

5 Healthy Strategies For Getting Through A Messy Divorce

No one gets married hoping for a divorce. But it’s not a perfect world. Stuff happens. So if you find yourself in a messy divorce, please take these five healthy strategies to heart.

King of Pentacles

Alice Isak demonstrates the power of brevity in this hard-hitting poem about mothers, daughters, and their burdens.

4 Lessons on Living I Learned from Dying Heroes

Regrets expressed by dying vets show us how to have a happier life right now.

Two Worst Methods by which Men Deal with Vulnerability

Being a man doesn’t mean you should be invincible. You can’t avoid pain, it’s just a part of life. Vulnerability can be a powerful weapon.

4 Things Family Teaches Us About Being Leaders at Work & in Life

Being part of a family has provided all of us with more leadership skills than we realize, and the things we’ve learned at home can transfer seamlessly into our business lives.

Some Things I Remember

Cabot O’Callaghan is all grown up, but his childhood memories still haunt him.

Dear Son, It’s Been 3 Years Since I’ve Seen You

No matter what happens, no matter what anyone says, no matter how hard it gets, always choose love and compassion for yourself and the world around you.

Body Talk

Am I glorifying thin-ness; the hot bod I had in my teens and twenties? I tell myself that this five and half decades old body has absorbed love and adoration that the itsy bitsy one could only dream of. It has survived injuries and illness for which I am grateful. It has offered and received pleasure and anticipates more of same.

The Business of Co-Parenting: A Mindset Shift That Changes the Game

There is a way to parent together without the drama.

6 Choices Happy Couples Make to Grow Their Love

Do you ever wonder why some couples don’t seem to have any problems and are always happy?

When Mom is Emotionally Unstable: 7 Ways to Heal

How do you figure out how to be in her presence—have a relationship with her—while not allowing yourself to be sucked into the vortex of her emotions?

The Dangers of Being Raised By a Strong Woman

He had a strong mother, but no male role models. Now he wants to know how to be a man. — Jay (not his real name) is a 25-year-old musician who was raised by a powerful strong single mother. His father was a poor role model, and remained absent from the time Jay was a little […]

Why Hugs Don’t Heal

Drama was her life growing up. Nothing prepared her for raising boys.