Will Closing the ‘Boyfriend Loophole’ in Gun Legislation Save Lives? Here’s What the Research Says

Will Closing the ‘Boyfriend Loophole’ in Gun Legislation Save Lives? Here’s What the Research Says

New York City, NY USA – June 2, 2022. Gun violence activists marched across the Brooklyn Bridge to City Hall for a press conference with Mayor Adams on gun violence. (Shutterstock) By April M. Zeoli, The Conversation The U.S. Congress has passed a bipartisan gun safety bill, representing the first federal gun safety legislation to […]

The Heard V. Depp Trial is not Just a Media Spectacle – It is an Opportunity to Discuss the Nuances of Intimate Partner Violence

The Heard V. Depp Trial is not Just a Media Spectacle – It is an Opportunity to Discuss the Nuances of Intimate Partner Violence

Johnny Depp, Amber Heard at the “3 Days to Kill” LA Premiere at ArcLight Hollywood Theaters on February 12, 2014 in Los Angeles, CA (Shutterstock) By Kellie Lynch, The Conversation Strip away the celebrity intrigue and media frenzy, and the high-profile court battle between actors Johnny Depp and Amber Heard involves issues painfully familiar to […]

How to Quarrel Less with Loved Ones

How to Quarrel Less with Loved Ones

Although arguing with your partner is normal, fighting every day in a relationship or fighting over certain topics — like your values — shouldn’t be overlooked. In fact, experts say there are some common relationship fights that mean you should probably break up with your partner. So, why do people who care about one another […]

Who Wears the Pants in a Relationship Matters – Especially if You’re a Woman

Who Wears the Pants in a Relationship Matters – Especially if You’re a Woman

By Laina Bay-Cheng, The Conversation When it comes to power in romantic relationships, men are often cast as dominant and women as deferential. But working against this are caricatures of domineering women with their “hen-pecked husbands” and “whipped boyfriends.” At the same time, popular culture is replete with representations of striving and self-serving women – […]

Divorce and Foreclosure

Divorce and Foreclosure

By Victoria Falk What do you do when “I do” turns into “I don’t,” and you can no longer stand to be in the presence of the person that you imagined you would spend the rest of your life with? You vowed to be together “…for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness […]

The Least Romantic Valentine’s Day Ever: Why Financial Discussions Just Might Save Your Relationships

The Least Romantic Valentine’s Day Ever: Why Financial Discussions Just Might Save Your Relationships

By Janet Howard On the list of best Valentine’s Day activities, talking about money ranks just below washing the dishes and cleaning the floor, but unlike those household chores, discussing the way you feel about your finances just might save your relationship. You might not want to lead with those money matters — it is […]

January Is Divorce Month

January Is Divorce Month

By Linda N. The United States ranks as the country with the sixth highest divorce rate in the world, with an average of over 2 million divorces per year, calculated at the rate of 200 dissolved marriages per hour, granted every 13 seconds.  Did you also know that individual states and not federal law apply […]

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