A Gay Dad Sounds Off on His “Religious Freedom” Facebook “Friends”


Sean O’Donnell is taking a serious look at who it is that gets to comment on his life, his loves and his family. If you don’t like it, feel free to “de-friend” him.

Relationships and Entanglements: Do You Know the Difference?

Relationships and Entanglements

Daniel Dowling explains the difference between relationships that involve creation and connection—and entanglements that don’t.

Celebrating Sexuality With Renewed Respect

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Is sex all it’s cracked up to be? Maintaining a level of respect and honor around this part of life can help a lot.

10 Things Successful Modern Families Do Differently

10 Things by Evil Erin

Family therapist Quentin Hafner pinpoints 10 characteristics of modern families that keep them happy, healthy, and hanging together.

How an Obsessive Concern with Disrespect Poisons the Soul

Harboring Hate

“She disrespected me. Now, I’m gonna have to kill her.”
—Pennsatucky, Orange is the New Black (S01E12)

Sex and Relationships—Do You Have a Plan?

Do You Have a Plan by Michael Coghlan

If you want a successful, long-term relationship, Daniel Dowling says you need a plan.

6 Things I Wish I Had Never Told My Children

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Being open with your kids is great, but sometimes there are things you wish you hadn’t said.

Why Hugs Don’t Heal


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

7 Reasons Why I Choose Monogamy

Life's tough choices.

How hard can it be to choose monogamy and stick to it (all puns intended). Steven Lake shares seven reasons why he chooses to remain a one-woman-man.

Can You Be Friends With Someone You Used to Date?

Can You Be by Wonderlane

Newlywed Liz Furl ponders the perils of maintaining friendships with our past lovers.

Finding Supportive Communities

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How to share experiences to enhance understanding.

Sacrifice Might Be Overrated—Let’s Get Selfish!

Sacrifice Might Be by Boston Public Library

Couples therapist Quentin Hafner explores the limits of sacrificial relationships.

How I’m Conquering My Fear of Men

How I'm Conquering by Ashley Webb

Despite past mistakes, Liz Furl is determined to have healthy, respect-based relationships with the men in her life.

The Day My Son Earned His Yellow Belt

Yellow Belt

First it was a stripe, then it was three. Last week I watched my son earn his yellow belt in Tae Kwon Do and I learned more than I could have imagined.  — Beneath The Surface is peeling back the layers of this onion we call sports. It’s been almost three months since my son […]

Healthy Relationship Habits Guys Can Practice for Lasting Love

Healthy Relationship Habits by Chris Price

Daniel Dowling wants your relationship to be everything you want it to be. And he’s got some advice to help you make that happen.

Does Your Relationship Keep You Awake At Night . . . For The Wrong Reasons?

Should I stay or should I go?

We all question our relationship at some point – that’s normal. How you handle your anxiety is where things get complicated.