Relationships

It can be hard to maintain your relationships after you have kids. Learn easy ways to stay connected with old friends, the case for making new friends, and how to fan the flames of romance with your partner. (Yes, it's possible.)

Staying Lovers While Raising Kids

Two leading researchers on marriage explain how couples can keep their relationship -- and kids -- happy and strong.

Breastfeeding and Sex

Leaking milk, constant feedings--no wonder you're not in the mood! But you can reclaim some of the pre-baby passion.

Sex After Baby: How Long Should I Wait to Have Sex?

Most doctors recommend waiting 4 to 6 weeks after birth to start having sex again, but should you hold off longer? Here's what you need to know about when to get it on after having Baby.

Study Says It's The Cuddling, More Than the Sex, That Makes You Happy

A new study reveals that it's the affection we get from our partners--and not the act of sex itself--that makes us happier.

Making and Keeping Friends as an Adult

Expert advice on why we need friends, how to keep old friends and make new ones, from Marla Paul, author of The Friendship Crisis.

Married Couples Are Having Less Sex & You Can Blame Netflix

A new study says married couples are in a sex slump and technology is probably to blame.

How to Have Great Postpartum Sex

Yes, you can have great sex after pregnancy!

6 Ways to Make Mom Friends

Meeting new people and finding new friends can be an anxious experience, even for new moms or moms living in a new neighborhood. Follow these simple steps toward scheduling the first playdate and connecting with mommy friends.

13 Celebrities Talk Co-Parenting

Their relationship may not have lasted, but these celeb couples are still on the same parenting page, and they've got some great advice for other co-parents out there. From Miranda Kerr and Orlando Bloom's unusual set-up to Jewel's trick for always keeping the peace, these famous exes show that raising kids together can work, even when the relationship doesn't.

Quiz: Is Your Marriage Still Hot?

Take this quiz to find out whether your marriage is hot or not.

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Quiz: Have You Gone from Bestie to Crazy-Mom Friend?

You're longtime BFFs--but will Baby change that? Find out if you're juggling old friendships well or if you're pushing them away by being a momzilla.

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Marriage After Baby: Problems and Solutions

No money, no sex, and no time. This isn't how you pictured parenthood with the man you love. Here's how to get your relationship back on track.

Sex After Baby: Your Sex Drive After Baby

If your sex drive is feeling out of whack after giving birth to Baby, don't worry -- it's normal! We'll tell you how to get your groove back ASAP.

Doing Nice Things for Your Spouse Benefits You, Even When They Don't Notice, Science Says

Here's yet another reason to treat your spouse to that back rub, or let them have their way, or let them sleep in instead of you, or...

The 4 Things That Shocked Me About Sex After Baby (And What I Did About It)

I heard stories and warnings about other people's sex lives after having a baby, but nothing prepared me for what followed.

Birth Control Side Effects: What You Need to Know About Contraceptives

Whether you're considering the birth control shot, birth control pills, or other birth control methods, contraceptives don't just prevent pregnancy. The hormones in birth control can also be responsible for clearing up acne or weight gain. Learn the surprising positive and negative side effects of the Pill.

How to Fight in Front of the Kids

We all fight in front of our kids. But are we doing it right? Read on to learn strategies for hashing things out in a way that won't upset your children.

No Sex Drive After Baby

Not in the mood anymore since giving birth? Having no (or a low) sex drive after baby arrives is common. Here's why.

How Long Do You Wait to Have Sex After Having a Baby?

Expert advice on how long you should wait before resuming sex after giving birth, and how you can help your partner cope in the meantime.

3 Get-Closer Tips for Otherwise Happy Couples

A smart new book offers take-the-high-road advice to improve any relationship.

Sex After Baby: Surprising Things No One Told You About Sex After Baby

Having sex after Baby can be a very different experience. Here's the lowdown on what to expect in the bedroom and how to adapt.

9 Common Birth Control Options

When it comes to birth control, there's good news: You've got lots of options! From the birth control patch to the pill, find out which contraception method is best for you.

10 Things Not to Say to Your Childless Friends

Parenting can have a huge impact on friendships. But you can maintain your bond -- with some insight into the childfree point of view.

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