Parental Alienation: It Happens in Intact Families Too

Parental Alienation: It Happens in Intact Families Too

Source: (c) photography33/fotosearch The following email, sent to me by a reader, convinced me that the time has come for me to write about alienation within families that appear to be "intact." There's no need for a divorce to precipitate emotional abuse in the form of turning the child(ren) against the other parent.

Adult Daughters and Their Fathers

Adult Daughters and Their Fathers

Katrin Schumann, Tom Griffin, Lynne Griffin Source: Lynne Griffin My dear friend, author Katrin Schumann, explores these and other questions about adult daughters and fathers in her new novel THE FORGOTTEN HOURS.

Lil Xan Is Expecting a Baby With His Girlfriend Annie Smith

Lil Xan Is Expecting a Baby With His Girlfriend Annie Smith

All of you are invited to the gender reveal party I promise!” i wanted to wait but i just can’t leave my fans in the dark,it’s official im going to be a father 😭💔 i love you guys so much and hope you stay along for this crazy journey and i’ve never felt more happy in my life💔 all of you are invited to the gender reveal party i promise !

'So much love': Haley Joy celebrates 2nd birthday with the cutest party

'So much love': Haley Joy celebrates 2nd birthday with the cutest party

TODAY anchors and their kids take a fun trip to 'Sesame Street' We're still amazed that it's been two full years since Hoda adopted her little girl, saying, "She's a Valentine's baby, so she's a little nugget." Checking out "Sesame Street" in person was a pretty amazing experience for Haley Joy, who shared it with mom Hoda Kotb, plus TODAY anchors Savannah Guthrie and Dylan Dreyer, and their little ones in 2018.

Why Doesn’t My Partner Love Me the Way I Want?

Why Doesn’t My Partner Love Me the Way I Want?

Source: Pixabay License, Free for Commercial Use, No LIcense Required By David Braucher, L.C.S.W., Ph.D. When we insist that our partners show their love the way we want them to, we might be avoiding having a truly intimate relationship.

For parents, sleep beats sex on Valentine's Day, survey says

For parents, sleep beats sex on Valentine's Day, survey says

Getting the spark back “The depth of emotions that you feel for your children is a shared experience with your mate,” marriage and family therapist Dr. Karen Ruskin tells TODAY.

The Transformational Power of Love

The Transformational Power of Love

But since there isn’t, let’s take advantage of a day that focuses on love to think about supporting young people to rise to their potential, even and especially if they’ve endured challenging lives.

Kate Gosselin Defends ‘Overzealous’ Protective Parenting

Kate Gosselin Defends ‘Overzealous’ Protective Parenting

… With them turning 18 and going off to college soon, I don’t have to worry.” Gosselin shares the twins with her ex-husband, Jon Gosselin , as well as 14-year-old sextuplets Hannah, Collin, Leah, Aaden, Joel and Alexis.

What They Never Told You about Your First Love Story

What They Never Told You about Your First Love Story

As you start, try as best you can to steel yourself against a brain that will send out powerful messages, like shockwaves, about how unnatural this feels.

Meghan Trainor Wants Babies After Wedding to Daryl Sabara

Meghan Trainor Wants Babies After Wedding to Daryl Sabara

… They’re all very personal and they are some of my favorite love songs of all.” Trainor and Sabara got engaged in 2017, on her 24th birthday.

Mackenzie Standifer, Maci Bookout Pose for Photo With Children

Mackenzie Standifer, Maci Bookout Pose for Photo With Children

Teen Mom OG star Maci Bookout shared a photo to Instagram Stories on Monday, February 4, with ex Ryan Edwards ’ wife, Mackenzie Standifer , and their shared children, as Ryan remains in jail.

17 best Valentine's Day gifts for kids 2019

17 best Valentine's Day gifts for kids 2019

The best Valentine's Day gifts for kids Rocketbook Color Smart Notebook $21 Also available for $21 at Amazon . Rescue runts - spaniel - rescue dog plush by kd kids $15 Let your kids fall in love with their own rescue pup this Valentine's Day by gifting them with a Rescue Runt.

The best Valentine's Day children's books 2019

The best Valentine's Day children's books 2019

"Love," by Matt de la Peña and Loren Long $15 “Love” celebrates love even in times of difficulty and darkness, and made waves for its imagery, including a child huddling under a piano while parents fight.

How to Respond to the Argument Against Marriage

How to Respond to the Argument Against Marriage

Examples of love-sustaining behaviors include investing time and effort in what will support and strengthen our loved one; sharing with him or her a significant part of our thoughts, hopes, and feelings, including those we usually don't share with strangers; doing together various activities; creating circumstances that would allow us to experience things together; emphasizing to our loved one that she or he are special to us; and helping our loved one cope with physical and emotional difficulties.

Something to Consider This Valentine's Day

Something to Consider This Valentine's Day

She often says, “the quality of our lives is determined by the quality of our relationships.” Yet, Dr. Perel argues that in modern day world, never have we expected more from our intimate relationships and at the same time feel the intense weight of expectation around them.

Kylie Jenner Sparks Pregnancy Speculation: My 'Baby #2'

Kylie Jenner Sparks Pregnancy Speculation: My 'Baby #2'

The Lip Kit maven posted a sweet photo of herself with boyfriend Travis Scott alongside a caption that sent her fans wild, speculating the couple have a second baby on board.

Can a Narcissist Change?

Can a Narcissist Change?

Source: Pixabay: pixels A young couple who I will call Tom and Carol, came to see me in therapy stating that they felt their recent marriage “had started steering off the tracks.” Both star athletes and young professionals from an ivy league college, they described themeselves as the products of wealthy, educated, and loving families that were active in their faith traditions.

27 funny Valentine's Day jokes for kids

27 funny Valentine's Day jokes for kids

We love sharing funny Valentine's Day jokes with our kids. Whether you're madly in love with the holiday of romance, or you're just waiting for the chocolate to go on sale Feb. 15, these kid-friendly jokes are sure to bring a smile to your face.

Rachel Platten, Kevin Lazan just welcomed a baby girl

Rachel Platten, Kevin Lazan just welcomed a baby girl

"Fight Song" singer Rachel Platten is a new mom! "There is so much about this massive love that i want to share but don't yet know how to," Platten, 37, wrote on .

Singer Rachel Platten Gives Birth, Welcomes First Child With Kevin Lazan

Singer Rachel Platten Gives Birth, Welcomes First Child With Kevin Lazan

I finally realized that I can’t worry about making being ME comfortable for everybody else, I have to share this journey MY WAY: with honesty, vulnerability, love and an open heart.” The “Stand by You” songstress, who married Lazan in 2010, opened up about her changing body in an emotional Instagram post one month later.

This pillowcase makes sleeping with wet hair possible

This pillowcase makes sleeping with wet hair possible

DryZzz, The Pillowcase for Wet Heads, $20, Amazon TODAY editors, writers and experts take care to recommend items we really like and hope you’ll enjoy! The towel absorbs moisture from sweat, drool and wet hair so you can sleep comfortably without worrying about a damp pillowcase.

5 Ways to Express Your Love to an Adult Child

5 Ways to Express Your Love to an Adult Child

Feeling the need to be central, you might hear yourself giving unasked for advice or making critical comments about an adult child's significant other in a conspiratorial tone.

Jennifer Lopez’s Daughter Isn’t Sure She Wants to Get Married

Jennifer Lopez’s Daughter Isn’t Sure She Wants to Get Married

Jennifer Lopez, with daughter Emme inside during the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall on August 20, 2018 in New York City. Jennifer Lopez revealed that Emme, 10, might never want to get married — and the singer is glad.

90 Day Fiance’s Elizabeth Potthast, Andrei Castravet Welcome Baby

90 Day Fiance’s Elizabeth Potthast, Andrei Castravet Welcome Baby

The reality star and wife Elizabeth Potthast have welcomed their first child, a baby girl named Eleanor Louise. “We are so blessed to finally meet our baby girl, Eleanor Louise!” the couple said in a statement to Us Weekly .

Tori Spelling's husband, Dean McDermott, slams people body shaming his kids: 'Shame on you all!'

Tori Spelling's husband, Dean McDermott, slams people body shaming his kids: 'Shame on you all!'

Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about LinkedIn Pinterest Tori Spelling's husband, Dean McDermott, slams people body shaming his kids: 'Shame on you all!' Dean McDermott wasn't having it when the internet once again attacked his and Tori Spelling's five children.

Rare biracial twins surprise black dad, white mom

Rare biracial twins surprise black dad, white mom

Courtesy of Whitney Meyer It’s unusual for biracial siblings, particularly twins, to look as different as Kalani and Jarani, but there are so many genes that control skin tone and eye color that even scientists don’t even know all the potential ways they can interact.

Alienated parents share unanswered texts to their kids and it's crushing

Alienated parents share unanswered texts to their kids and it's crushing

How to reach out to your alienated child Amanda Sillars urges targeted parents to keep trying to contact their children, even if they receive no response, as they may one day be the 'breadcrumbs' that their children can follow to reconnect and reunite with the parent they love and terribly miss.

JoJo Siwa on ignoring internet haters and learning to love her hairline

JoJo Siwa on ignoring internet haters and learning to love her hairline

JoJo Siwa is known for her adorable music videos, love of glitter, sparkles and hair bows, and huge social media following (8.7 million on YouTube and counting!). JoJo Siwa is a 60-year-old dude who has a receding hairline." And it's kind of made me think, like, is my hairline actually receding?

Some People Can't Love

Some People Can't Love

“Your parents didn’t love you,” I’ve reflected to patients. And yet it’s true; the fact that their parents didn't love them is the defining problem of their entire lives. “Your parents didn’t love you.

Pregnant BBG Founder Kayla Itsines Shows Off 22-Week Bump

Pregnant BBG Founder Kayla Itsines Shows Off 22-Week Bump

Added another: “It’s depressing how amazing she looks.” A third raved, “your bump is so cute, I kind of want to dislike you.” A fourth called her tummy “tiny.” One troll called the size of Itsines’ stomach “concerning.” But a fan quickly came to the Aussie trainer’s defense and pointed out, “Everyones pregnancy bodies are different.”’ Can’t stop looking at my tummy!!!

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