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Jada Pinkett Smith

An Open Letter To Jada Pinkett Smith

Dear Ms. Smith, You don't know me, so let me introduce myself. I'm a therapist who has been working with and writing about blended families for over a decade. As such, I felt compelled to respond to the letter that you wrote to your stepmom friend on your Facebook page on February 16th.

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Got cold feet?

6 Legit Reasons To Call Off Your Wedding

It's an all-too-common scenario. There you are, still reeling from your whirlwind romance and even more whirlwind wedding planning. The invitations have long been sent out, travel plans made, cake ordered, non-refundable deposits deposited ... when suddenly, you have this nagging, gut feeling that it's just not the right thing to do. Something is telling you to call off the wedding. But is it simply cold feet? Or is it something more?

Most Frugal Celebrities

Most Frugal Celebrities

by Jeanette Pavini for GalTime.com   Great news, super savers! Frugality is the new black. Saving money isn't just for families and regular folks anymore; increasing numbers of celebrities are looking to save a dime in these challenging economic times. No matter where your income falls, it's always a thrill to score a great deal and stretch the almighty dollar.  

Top 10 Teen Complaints About Parents

Top 10 Teen Complaints About Parents

By Barbara Greenberg, PhD, Teen Parenting Expert for GalTime.com In my role as a psychologist who talks to individual teens and groups of teens several times a week, I came up with an idea to do a poll with them. I asked them to air their top grievances about their parents so that I could keep parents everywhere in the know. Next, I am going to poll what teens like the most about their parents.

How To Decide Which College To Attend

How To Decide Which College To Attend

By Suzanne Shaffer, GalTime College Coach for GalTime.com In March, mailboxes across this country will be flooded with college admissions offers to anxiously waiting students. Most colleges send out admission acceptances during this month, along with their financial aid packages. They request that you return your “reservation” card by May 1st.

3 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Dating Again

3 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Dating Again

By Sheila Blagg for GalTime.com   Now that you are divorced or otherwise single, what are you looking for? You’ve probably been asked that question, or a variation of it, many times, and it’s not always easy to pin down an answer. Most of us can readily identify what we don’t want, but putting a finger on exactly what we’re looking for in a partner and/or a relationship is often a difficult task.