Relationships

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7 Things You Do That Actually Work Against You

When seemingly logical behavior tends to backfire, doing more harm than good. >>

These Questions Make Your Relationships Stronger

Why asking caring questions can drastically improve your relationship with your partner, your kids… >>

How to Catch a Liar

Pamela Meyer, the nation's best-known expert on lying, explains how to sniff out the truth in a… >>

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6 Reasons Men Say No to Sex

If you're getting turned down in the bedroom, chances are it's not about you. Here are six reasons… >>

Here’s How I Learned to Be a Better Listener

Forced by his doctor to stop talking, the author found a new way of hearing people thanks to his… >>

Partners in Crime
Partners in Crime

This new Bonnie and Clyde robbed $500,000 from a half-dozen banks, then lived the highlife on the… >>

10 Key Moves to Live Your Best Life

Ten ways to unlock your best life—with a single action. >>

Uncommon Sense: A Modern Guide to Holiday Etiquette

Our resident voice of reasons shares advice for the everyday—and the holidays. >>

How to Recover From Your Most Awkward Moments

The key to handling interactions with grace: anticipating the other person’s point of view… >>

Brisket: A Love Story

Sometimes a midlife romance needs a little marinating, just like a good brisket recipe. >>

The Millionaire Matchmaker's Top Tips to Finding True Love Online
The Millionaire Matchmaker’s Top Tips to Finding True Love Online

Photographer Randee St. Nicholas Last week, Patti Stanger, The Millionaire Matchmaker host and… >>

Ridiculous Trend: Sorority Rush Consultants
Ridiculous Trend: Sorority Rush Consultants

When I saw this recent New York Times story about a growing industry of college sorority rush… >>

Love & Apps: Meet the Married Couple Who Created the Wildly Popular 'Temple Run'
Love & Apps: Meet the Married Couple Who Created the Wildly Popular ‘Temple Run’

If you own a device with a touch screen—or know someone who does—there's a very good chance… >>

A Sportswriter's Father, Remembered
A Sportswriter’s Father, Remembered

Have a dad? This moving essay by sports writer and Neiman fellow Tommy Tomlinson might make you… >>

Ann Patchett Tells Everything She Knows About Love

After learning that her boyfriend of 11 years has a potentially fatal heart condition, the author… >>

Want to Stay Married? So Do I!
Want to Stay Married? So Do I!

When one makes a commitment, it’s usually a good idea to keep it. And it helps to brush up on a… >>

10 Rules for Avoiding Divorce from a Couple of Daily Show Comedians (Who Happen to Be Married to Each Other)
10 Rules for Avoiding Divorce from a Couple of Daily Show Comedians (Who Happen to Be Married to Each Other)

Celebrity couples rarely have the most realistic view of marriage. Some A-listers employ multiple… >>

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‘You’re Wrong, Uncle Bob!': When Politics and Thanksgiving Collide

As the red wine starts flowing this Thanksgiving, inevitably so will the politics chatter… >>