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Peggy Vaughan, author of “The Monogamy Myth” and “Beyond Affairs,” died at her home in California on November 8th after a four-year battle with cancer. Her death came on the day CIA Director David Petraeus submitted his resignation. For more than 30 years, Vaughan was the go-to person for reporters, producers and the general public searching for answers about why people cheat and how to live beyond the affair.
Rachel Rubel, a Licensed Clinical Psychiatric Social Worker in Highland Park, Florida, said using the Daily Temperature Reading regularly created the foundation for her happy marriage.
As Americans focus on filing their taxes on April 15th, a mother reflects on a family journey and a gift so much greater than a tax refund.
Sidney Lumet, a celebrated filmmaker who guided many of the world’s most famous actors to roles that connected with the conscious of multiple generations, died Saturday in New York.
The head of the National Park Service is scheduled to speak Saturday about public land stewardship in Merced, California as the National Park Service prepares for this month’s “Healthy Parks, Healthy People” week that begins April 16 at the nation’s 394 national parks.
A new study suggests young men are becoming more emotionally involved in their relationships.
Should you make-up or break-up? PAIRS CEO Seth Eisenberg shares some of the typical statements he hears from people on the brink of divorce along with answers from the trenches of marriage education.
On a quiet Sunday morning in South Carolina, the instant of a near fatal car crash offers powerful reminders about the fragility of life, kindness of strangers, and infinite value of a loving embrace.
Narayanan Krishnan gave up a lucrative career as a chef to feed the homeless. His message and example of human compassion echoes throughout the world.
As the Middle East continues to erupt in protest, people are demanding “person equals person” as the foundation of their relationship with governments and each other.
While tabloids may be counting Prince William’s hairs, it’s a safe bet the Prince and Kate Middleton’s thoughts couldn’t be further away as their April 29th wedding date approaches.
The late John O’Donohue’s collection of poetry for each of life’s special moments delivers meaningful inspiration for heart, mind, and spirit.
The unexpected legacy of an American Tiger Mom is not that Chinese parenting is better. Amy Chua’s memoir of her struggle to protect time-honored traditions while adapting to life in America captures challenges that are as old as America itself.
Martin Luther King continues to inspire generations to dream, serve, and join hands on behalf of a world in which all of God’s children are free at last. MLK’s “I Have a Dream” speech remains a lasting testament to his vision for a world free and at peace.
When the new Zodiac signs came out this week, Cookie Jeffries says she felt betrayed, but also now understands why it took her husband, who it turns out is a Leo and not a Virgo, ten years to install a television bracket in the kitchen.
Four weekend arts and crafts festivals in Florida offer fun, entertainment and inspiration for the entire family.
Christie Brinkley, who inspired the Billy Joel classic, “Uptown Girl,” 28 years ago, shares her rules for life. After four divorces, the former supermodel says happiness is a necessity.
Two weeks ago, Ted Williams, the man with the golden voice, was homeless and begging for change at the entrance to an Ohio freeway. Today, he has a job, home, and is teaching America about the very real challenges of homelessness.
As America prays for the recovery of Congresswoman Gabrielle Gifford, other victims of the Arizona shooting, and the families of those who died, every person has a role to play creating a society where children such as 9-year-old Christina Taylor Green do not have their lives stolen by deadly violence. Thirty-five years ago, Virginia Satir offered guidance that should be central to the global search for answers.
A son born into the digital, wired, 21st century world that witnesses daily technological breakthroughs reminds his father that nothing is more powerful than the grip of a baby’s tender grasp, quiet breathe, or gentle smile.