Relationships & Family

Spiritual people often want unconditional support and understanding from their friends, family, and mates, but all too often seem blind to their own shortcomings when it comes to the amount of unconditional support and understanding...

Most of us fear love as much as we want it, sometimes less, sometimes more. We fear both the receiving and giving of full-on love. The engaged focus on us from loving eyes can feel invasive. Those who want our love can seem to be asking too much...

Girls need the confidence to recognize that all of their feelings are important, and that they will still be valued in relationship for having them. Rachel Simmons, author...

Attachment parenting is often thought of as an approach to parenting young children. Nurse practitioner, therapist, and coauthor of Mothering & Daughtering, Sil...

In a survey as part of an ongoing study funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, 40% of 9-and 10-year-old girls surveyed have tried to lose weight. According to a study from the National Institute on Media and the Family, at age...

For many years, we focused our relationship work primarily on all the hard stuff: conflict repair, vulnerable communication, relationship visioning, sex, childhood history…

Now, don’t get us wrong—all those things are important. As couples...

More and more children are looking to their peers for cues about how to be in the world. Where they really need to be looking, according to child development expert Gordon...

Reynolds: All of us who are raising children want to find a balance between hands-on parenting and helicopter parenting. I think you have managed to find that...

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