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Family

  1. ask polly
    ‘Everything I Do Is Wrong’A lot of people — women in particular — feel unbelievably accountable to others.
  2. october issues
    The Beckham Family Will Cover the October Issue of British VogueEditor-in-chief Edward Enninful announced the news on Twitter.
  3. it's complicated
    The Unexpected Loneliness of Bringing My Fiancé Back to My HometownHe was emblematic of the new life I’d built since I left — and of how I no longer fit in the rural community where I’d grown up.
  4. it's complicated
    Learning About Love From My Parents’ InfidelityHow my dad’s affair shaped the way I grew up to think about what matters in relationships.
  5. science of us
    Middle Children Are Going Extinct, Just When We Could Use Them the MostThey’re empaths, peacemakers, negotiators — and an endangered species.
  6. it's complicated
    The Strangeness of Dating Again After My Dad’s DeathMourning my dad made all the normal preoccupations of having a crush suddenly feel ridiculous.
  7. talking to
    9 Boys on What Their Dads Taught Them About Fatherhood“I couldn’t see how I could do a better job than him.”
  8. first person
    Mourning My Mother Through the Bags She Left BehindMy style turned out to be not so different from hers.
  9. ask polly
    Ask Polly: ‘My Son’s Girlfriend Is Keeping Me From My Grandchildren!’You probably have your reasons for disliking your daughter-in-law. But she is your daughter-in-law now, even without the law involved.
  10. ask polly
    Ask Polly: ‘My Mother Has Stage 3 Ovarian Cancer and I’m Falling Apart’Ultimately, only you can decide how you want to navigate this sickness with her.
  11. science of us
    When Straight Parents Don’t Know How to Talk to Their LGBTQ Kids About SexAccording to a new study, that’s a lot of them.
  12. it's complicated
    The Dating Advice From My Dad That Saved Our RelationshipIt took a pep talk after my first heartbreak for me to realize my father had always been paying attention.
  13. ask polly
    Ask Polly: ‘My Dad Doesn’t Appreciate Me Enough!’The “good” child, the fixer, is also someone who fixates.
  14. ask a boss
    Ask a Boss: ‘I Work From Home and My Mom Won’t Stop Talking to Me’Tell her what you need, not what she needs.
  15. living with
    My Life As a Mom to 8 Kids“The only time I’ve been away from my kids was when I was in the hospital, giving birth to another one.”
  16. it's complicated
    When Breaking Up With a Dad Means Breaking Up With His Kid, TooI’ve gotten over my ex, but I don’t know that I’ll ever stop missing his son.
  17. science of us
    Having a Daughter Makes Dads More Politically PolarizedIn whichever direction they already happen to lean.
  18. science of us
    How Being a Twin Can Complicate Your Dating LifeWhen you’ve already spent your whole life with one close bond, your expectations for the rest of them are higher.
  19. This Is a Christmas Card We Can All Relate ToThat feeling when you’re the only one in your family without a major life announcement.
  20. it's complicated
    Being a Vegan With Ham-Loving In-laws Is Harder Than It SoundsMy husband’s parents live in Spain, where ham is part of the culture — so when I turn it down, they take it as a symbol of bigger issues.
  21. silver lining
    Here’s How Politics Are Affecting Our Already-Awkward Thanksgiving DinnersSomething to be thankful for.
  22. first person
    More Than Vineyards Were Lost in the California FiresLast month, I watched the place I’m from burn down.
  23. how i got this baby
    How I Got This Baby: The Mom Who Didn’t Go Into Foster Parenting BlindlyIn this Week’s How I Got This Baby, a couple who made a tough decision about their first foster daughter, then adopted four children.
  24. ask polly
    Ask Polly: ‘Tell Me Not to Get Married!’You value security a lot — there’s nothing wrong with that.
  25. science of us
    The Double Culture Shock of Becoming a Mom While Living AbroadAdjusting to motherhood and adapting to life in a foreign country presented similar challenges, and both seemed to make the other experience lonelier.
  26. science of us
    Finding ‘Post-Traumatic Growth’ After Opioid Addiction Killed My MomWith the right conditions, a traumatic experience can lead to something like the opposite of PTSD. Mine helped me become a better mother.
  27. advice
    Ask Polly: Nothing in My Life Feels Big EnoughCan you tell other people what matters most to you?
  28. Some People See Their Phones As Extensions of ThemselvesYour attachment to your smartphone may be more complicated than it seems.
  29. Some People See Their Phones As Extensions of ThemselvesYour attachment to your smartphone may be more complicated than it seems.
  30. advice
    Ask Polly: I’m Scared I’ll Destroy My Marriage!Your fears will only break your marriage if you’re so ashamed that you hide them.
  31. first person
    Gold, History, and My BodyA Puerto Rican inheritance.
  32. advice
    What Your Therapist Really Thinks: ‘I’m Not Sad My Grandmother’s Going to Die’This week’s column from your therapist.
  33. In Old Age, Friends Might Matter Even More Than FamilyAs you age, your friendships play a greater role in keeping you happy and healthy.
  34. first person
    Why I Haven’t Talked to My Father in 17 Years“We celebrate when a victim of domestic violence breaks free from an abusive spouse. Why is it any different with parents?”
  35. How to Make Yourself Care About a Job You HateIf neither the perks nor the work itself is enough to keep you going.
  36. what your therapist really thinks
    ‘The Woman My Father-in-Law Married Is a Nightmare’What Your Therapist Really Thinks: this week’s column.
  37. advice
    Ask Polly: I’m a Stepmom, But I Want a Baby of My Own!This is a completely understandable desire.
  38. advice
    How to Help a Friend Who’s Going Through Something HorribleIf you think you don’t need this book, you probably do.
  39. sex diaries
    The Divorced Mom Who Cries Happy Tears After SexThis week’s sex diary.
  40. sex lives
    New York Magazine’s Sex Lives Podcast: Father, Son, and a Holy ReckoningA preacher talks to his gay atheist son on this week’s podcast.
  41. ghosts of christmas past
    Home Is Where the Weird Clothes Are’Tis the season for high-school sweatpants with paw prints on the butt.
  42. The Science of Us Guide to Your Holiday WeekendUse psychology to keep yourself sane and happy all the way to New Year’s.
  43. ‘Family Jet Lag’ Is Real, and it’s ExhaustingThere’s nothing wrong with sneaking away from the festivities to take a nap.
  44. fixes
    Instead of Sending Kids to Jail, Send Their Families to TherapyIt works. And it’s way cheaper, too.
  45. advice
    Ask Polly: I Moved Back Home and I’m Miserable!Your mom is not going to save you.
  46. There’s Nothing You Can Do to Make Yourself the Favorite ChildAccomplishments may make your parents proud, but they don’t affect whom they feel closest to.
  47. Friendships Might Not Help You Live Longer, But Family DoesCall your grandparents.
  48. Sports Psychologists Train Olympians’ Parents to Stay CalmAn athlete’s family can make a huge difference in their performance.
  49. advice
    Ask Polly: How Do I Help My 25-Year-Old Daughter?Don’t project your own anxieties.
  50. Is It Really Possible for Parents to Be Friends With Their Kids?Two very different relationships that overlap in complicated ways.
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