More and more people are finding themselves engaged in "nontraditional" relationships; which leaves the traditional definition of family (a heterosexual couple marrying to have children) increasingly ambiguous. Here Susan Piver wonders whether the absence of a child is indicative of the absence of family with couples.
Who says it's not possible to have a life after a newborn? Just because jumping into bed with the lust-driven passion of a new couple may not be possible after the kids are born, it doesn't mean you still can't have a night out at the movies. And hey, why not take the baby? A father relays his thoughts on his life and relationships after a night at the movies.
Naps, baths and reading together? No, they're not ways to amuse the two-and-under set, but the two of you! Here are some surprising ways to add sizzle to a relationship that's become ho-hum. Whether dating or married, spend time together with these unique, intimate at-home date ideas.
Carolyn See tells a story of an undying love that stayed with her 'til the end. She was able to reconnect with her ex-husband years after their mutually abusive marriage and bitter divorce. And the years apart allowed them to both to gain perspective that no amount of time together could have. Despite his memory loss due to Alzheimer's, they were able to relive the good times and see the bad times in a new light. Though life took them on different paths, their connection brought out a side of her that lives on to this day.
Channel New Orleans' culinary charm without leaving your kitchen. One lazy Sunday morning, try one of these great recipes to satisfy your craving for delicious, sinful comfort food. Looking to kick your afternoon off right? Skip the mundane Mimosa and opt for a Strawberry Gin Fizz - a refreshing alternative.
It seems like celebrity relationships change like the tide. The celebrity breakup is just as common as the celebrity hookup. YourTango has a Vegas odds maker and several of our relationships experts weigh in on which couples have what it takes to stay together. What do you think of the chances of Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore? Beyoncé and Jay-Z? Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie? Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow? Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise? Guy Ritchie and Madonna? Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban? Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis? Check it out and weigh in.
Margaret Vangeli loved her job when she left the music business 10 years ago. And who would blame her? She ran the international departments of Polygram and Atlantic Records. But family health circumstances forced her to make a change. She was able to accommodate that change and start her own successful business. This led not only to career success but more time for family.
A reader writes in with a problem: His girlfriend wants to live in the country, and he wants to stay in the city. A suburban compromise won't do. Susan King gives advice.
Forget about making them scream this Halloween. Go for the laughs with 10 hilarious celebrity costume ideas. Embrace your inner tabloid junkie and imitate your favorite diva or bad boy for night. Honor the old school couples by dressing up like Lucy and Ricky or even Gilligan and Ginger.
The May-December marriage of a young; hippie journalist and a 58-year-old district attorney shocked the couple‚Äôs friends and families. Eight elections; one Pulitzer; two kids; and almost three decades later; the age difference makes some things even sweeter.
Though it's common to have a nontraditional family setting these days, there are still questions of boundary. One reader wonders which role she needs to embrace more strongly when there's a rift between her daughter and her current boyfriend.
Dating can be tough. Dave Singleton, author of Behind Every Great Woman There’s a Fabulous Gay Man:Advice from a Guy Who Gives It to You Straight, suggests first date locales that help both of you feel comfortable and where you might even (gasp!) have a bit of fun.
Many young couples struggle with the idea of forever. And sometimes things are easier to see in hindsight. YourTango excerpts a book; "Advice To A Young Wife From An Old Mistress;" that can help put this in perspective.
It was the house where Emily and her husband Ryan would live happily ever after. And it needed a lot of work. Emily Bolls remembers the tears and fears of a renovation from hell that would tax any marriage!
Musician Melissa Auf Der Maur talks about jealousy, relationships, and the ultimate collaboration.