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Interpersonal relationships are a vital part of everyday life. We know relationships aren’t perfect, but we can help guide you through advice on how to fix common issues, things you should and shouldn’t say to the people in your life, and, of course, roundups of funny cartoons and quotes to remind you that laughter can be the best medicine.

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How My Dog’s Passing Taught Me the Real Meaning of Family

Even in death, my dog shared a valuable lesson.

I Didn’t Speak to My Brother for 6 Years—Here’s What Finally Brought Us Back Together

I was told that our mother's death would either bring us closer together or tear us apart—it turns out, it...


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Should Schools Bring Back Cursive Handwriting?

A variety of educators and politicians across the country are pushing back against the death of cursive, resurrecting the rite...


10 Things You Should Say to Someone Who Is Grieving

All too often, we hear about what not to say to those who've lost loved ones. Here are some better...


Here’s How to Opt Out of Basically Everything

From getting bombarded with online ads to going to your uncle’s funeral, you can get out of anything.

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10 Things to Know About Swedish Death Cleaning

Yes, the name Swedish Death Cleaning is off-putting, but it's kind of meant to jar you into action to decrease...


For the First Time, Prince Harry Reveals How He Coped with His Mother’s Death

"I came very close to a complete breakdown on numerous occasions."

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This Powerful Story Will Convince You to Stop Saying “Let Me Know If You Need Anything”

What does someone who has suffered a sudden trauma and grief most need?


A Fire, A Grieving Family, and the Kind Strangers Who Saved Photos—and Memories

When photos are all that remain after an unthinkable tragedy, a team of experts cleans away the ashes.


Who’s the Rightful Heir to This Family Fortune?

A few weeks after their aunt's death, the Nixon children received a letter from the bank explaining their father’s cousin...