Relationships and Marriage - Friends

Vivian and Bernard Pinkowitz

Alzheimer's disease can be just as devastating to families as it is to patients. Here, Vivian Pinkowitz shares her story of caring for her husband through the good times and the bad.

How Well Can You Read People?

Some experts believe that recognizing emotions in others and responding appropriately is a key component to happiness and success. Learn more.

Navigating Social Invitations When You Have Allergies

Read on for smart ways to safeguard your health and still be a gracious guest.

What's the Deal With Bromances?

Your man is developing a deep, nonsexual bond with another man. Most likely, that's a good thing! Here's why.

Be Smart About Sex (at Any Age)

Adults ages 50 and older are at an increased risk for STDs. Here's what you need to know to avoid catching or spreading serious diseases.

Nagging: Just What the Doctor Ordered

Need a reason to get moving? Let your nagging spouse (or child) help you out. Learn why nagging can be good for your health.

Reputations: Hard to Build, Easy to Destroy

Your reputation is the bedrock of your good name. Here's how to look after it.

Your Partner or Your Pet? Loving Someone With Allergies

You love your pet. But what happens if your significant other can't set foot in your home without coughing or sneezing? Don't let allergies end your relationship. Read on for ways to solve the problem.

Why Long-Married Couples Divorce (and Tips to Help Save Your Marriage)

Long-married couples face crises, too. To help avoid marital dissolution, put these healthy practices into place.

It's Never Too Late to Find Love Again

If you're open to love, your next relationship could be right around the corner.

How to Tell People You Have Cancer

Worried about letting your loved ones know about your diagnosis? Our guide will make sharing this news easier.

5 Types of Friends You Need (and a Few You Don't)

Friends matter. They inspire, advise, and comfort us in a way no one else can. Here are examples of some friendships worth cultivating, and others worth cutting.

Learn to Become a Better Listener

Listening to your loved ones is an essential way to gain trust and respect.

Feeling Tired? You May Have Social Jet Lag

It has nothing to do with flying and everything to do with your sleep schedule on weekdays vs. weekends. See if you match the pattern.

"Me First" Is Bad for Your Health

A self-absorbed attitude can cause health hazards, reveals a new study.

Are You in a Toxic Relationship?

Learn how to spot the warning signs and break the vicious cycle.

Are You Too Nice For Your Own Good?

Learn how to find the middle ground between being accommodating and being stepped on.

The Key to Workout Motivation? A Gym Buddy!

Who can you count on to motivate, inspire, and coax you? To sweat, grunt, and whine with you? To kick you off the couch and run with you? Your gym buddy, of course. But how do you find a good one?

How to Handle National Grief

Here are tips for working through grief in a healthy way when it involves an entire community.

5 Keys to Raising Emotionally Healthy Kids

Strong parenting and emotional well-being are closely connected. Dr. Gerald Newmark, author of the book "How to Raise Emotionally Healthy Children," offers his top child-rearing strategies.

Are You More than Just Friends?

Having close friends is essential to any productive social life; however, it is possible that one of your "friendships" may be more than just that. Read on to find out if you're really partaking in an emotional affair.

Let It Out: Healthy Ways to Express Anger

Sure, expressing your emotions in positive ways can be a challenge, but keeping them bottled up is likely to lead to an explosion down the road.

Can Lost Friendships Affect Your Health?

Here, how fading friendships can affect your health and why friendships are so important.

Do I empathize too much?

You may value empathy, but sometimes too much empathy can lead to dating and mating mistakes.

10 Reasons Why Women Love to Gossip

Despite what you might think, talking about others has its benefits.

Are my friends really my friends?

Relationship expert LeslieBeth Wish, Ed.D., answers readers' questions about reading people in our exclusive weekly series.

Remedying Holiday Relationship Dilemmas

The holidays can bring out the best in a relationship. Similarly, the increased stress and pressure of the holiday can bring out the lesser points of the partnership as well.

8 Ways to Reduce Anxiety

Feeling anxious? Regain a sense of calm with these easy tips.

When is it OK to Lie?

Lying isn't always a bad thing.

Be Happy, Live Longer

Recent research has shown that those with a sunnier disposition may live longer.
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