Relationships

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… >>

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… >>

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Red Dad, Blue Son

My dad is conservative. I’m not. For our relationship to survive, we had to stop talking politics. >>

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The Newlywed’s Guide to a Happy Marriage

Don’t go from lovey dovey to angry birds: Here’s your guide to a having a long, happy marriage… >>

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8 Reasons Marriage Is Better Than the Gym

Here's how your relationship can keep you healthy, active, and lean. >>

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Mom Advice: The Best and the Worst

Great and not-so-great advice from their mothers: Anna Quindlen, Alec Baldwin, Sissy Spacek… >>

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Mom Advice: How to Fib About Gifts

A difficult problem grew easier to unwrap for author Patricia Volk after some reflection on her… >>

The Happy Relationship: 8 Tips to Avoid Marriage Counseling
The Happy Relationship: 8 Tips to Avoid Marriage Counseling

Experts say for a happy relationship, it’s important to heighten and reinforce your sense of… >>

Friend Me: How Adults Can Make and Keep Friends
Friend Me: How Adults Can Make and Keep Friends

Why is it so tough to get new pals, and how can we be happy with the ones we have? We've got the… >>

How to Write a Love Letter
How to Write (and Read) a Love Letter

One man's advice for composing the perfect mash note. >>