Lately, there’s a HUGE divide in family relationships and everyone is talking about it. It could be your siblings, your children your parents and even your friends. Well, you get the idea. Inherent in basically every relationship is you think that the other person just innately understands what you expect from them, and the same is true visa-versa.
Love is a funny thing. It urges us to do things we’d never imagine possible. It is what make us open our hearts to another creature, and this trait doesn't belong to humans alone. Sometimes animals form unusual bonds that bend our understanding of the wild kingdom.
In 2004, my 5'7" father weighed 268 pounds and was diabetic. He was in a dire state. He'd struggled with his weight for years, but some devastating news from his doctor gave him the wake-up call he needed: if he didn't do something to drop the weight, he would, in all likelihood, die in five years. So, under his doctor's stern recommendation, my dad underwent lapband surgery that same year. Sure, his life was at stake, but somehow, I don't think that was his biggest motivator to get lap-band surgery. I think his decision was about something much bigger than himself.
Does a lack of communication reveal another side to your significant other you didn't know existed?
Are obstacles such as in-laws, divorce, blended families or basic differences standing in the way of your relationship? Here's some advice on how couples can deal with them.
Like any other holiday, the Fourth of July is rough for those of us who are recently divorced. This particular holiday may not even have been a big deal in your married days, but spending a "family" holiday without the family you've been accustomed to having can be a wakeup call. How do you cope? Our expert shares her advice.
Where are you most successful in your life? How did that success come about? Was it intelligence, education and talent or maybe just dumb luck? According to Angela Lee Duckworth, Ph.D, who studies achievement, true success takes more than intelligence and talent, which so many of us have. She also reminds us that attaining a level of expertise in any field takes 10 years of dedicated perseverance. In other words, the one thing that separates the world-renowned performers, artists, researchers, and high-achievers is GRIT.
We want you to tell us about the home improvements you've done with a significant other, roommate or family member.
Earlier this week, we posted an interview with John Gray, whose newest book, "Work with Me: The 8 Blind Spots Between Men and Women in Business," examines how men and women could better understand each other in the workplace. Here are the highlights.
John Gray and Barbara Annis' newest book, "Work with Me: The 8 Blind Spots Between Men and Women in Business," addresses the false assumptions and miscommunication between men and women, both in the workplace and at home.
Why does it always seem like a daunting task to get your husband to listen to you? Our expert shares her secrets.
With graduation right around the corner and the economy still lagging behind, many new graduates will be coming home to stay. Here's a parents' guide to make that transition stress-free.