parents

Debate This: Do You Need Your Parents To Approve Of Your Significant Other?

On last night’s episode of “The Bachelorette,” the four remaining bachelors took Ashley home to meet their families. You can read all about the details of the episode in Kate’s

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 19, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Do Your Parents Financially Support You?

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Jessica Wakeman | June 13, 2011 - 2:30 pm

Girl Talk: Do Your Parents Have To Break Up With Your Exes, Too?

This story begins with an answering machine. Which means that, yes, it happened a long time ago—I believe in 2003. I was at home in North Carolina visiting my parents,…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | May 19, 2011 - 1:00 pm

4 Things I’ve Learned Moving Back In With My Parents As An Adult

When I first moved back home with my parents after a nasty breakup, there was much to be embarrassed about. What was a 26-year-old (and eventually 27-year-old) doing moving back…

Jessica Wakeman | March 25, 2011 - 5:00 pm

Girl Talk: I Broke Up With My Parents

My parents are still married. They just celebrated their 28th wedding anniversary. But when I saw them again it was separately, first one then the other. It had to be…

Rachel White | March 9, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Dear Wendy: “How Can I Tell My Boyfriend’s Parents That I Don’t Want Their Crap?”

I’ve been in a relationship for a year and a half and everything is going great between us. We even plan to move in together this summer. The plan is…

Wendy Atterberry | January 18, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Dater X: How The Heck Have My Parents Been Married For 40 Years?

For most single women out there, New Year’s Eve is a big deal. On December 31st, we’ll get all dolled up—preferably in sequins and heavy eyeliner—and hit the town in…

Dater X | December 28, 2010 - 4:30 pm

Have You Had To Move Back In With Your Folks?

Despite reports to the contrary, the recession seems to be alive and well–especially if you ask those of us in our 20s and 30s who are still looking for jobs,…

Julie Gerstein | December 21, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Money 101: How To Help Your Parents Through The Recession

It seems like the floundering economy has taken its toll on everyone in some way or another. Maybe you ended up in the unemployment line, or maybe your pantry’s stocked…

Colleen Meeks | November 22, 2010 - 7:30 pm

Dear Wendy: “Can A Vacation Fling Turn Into The Real Thing?”

A couple of months ago I went on a foreign vacation and met a great guy. For a few days we connected, laughed, talked, and had great sex. I left…

Wendy Atterberry | October 28, 2010 - 3:00 pm

Money 101: How To Make The Most Of Reverse Empty-Nesting

Sometimes when you hit rock bottom, there’s only one place to go – back home with Mom and Dad. As layoffs and overwhelming debt are knocking members of our generation…

Colleen Meeks | October 22, 2010 - 5:00 pm

Kids Answer The Question: “What Is Love?”

How do kids define love? The Map Is Not the Territory asked real kids: “What is love?” The answers are adorable. A few of our favorites after the jump. …

Susannah Breslin | September 30, 2010 - 12:50 pm

Gay Celebrity Men Who Have Started Families

Congrats to Neil Patrick Harris, who announced this weekend that he and his partner are expecting twins. Sadly, NPH also announced that he is planning to take a break from…

Ami Angelowicz | August 18, 2010 - 11:00 am

Girl Talk: My Parents Would Freak If They Knew I Was On Unemployment

“I’d rather see you strip at Stilettos than take help from the government,” my dad once told me. According to him, the most disgraceful thing I could do was be…

Lianne Stokes | July 27, 2010 - 4:00 pm

Black Parents Confused When They Give Birth To White, Blond Baby

A black Nigerian couple got quite the shock when wife Angela Ihegboro gave birth to a baby … who is a white, blond-haired, blue-eyed girl. The birth left both parents…

Kelli Bender | July 22, 2010 - 5:50 pm

Dear Wendy: “My Parents Are So Overbearing”

I am a college sophomore who has returned home for the summer for the free food and lodging and a spectacular summer job. Life with my parents is pretty tough…

Wendy Atterberry | July 11, 2010 - 2:00 pm

Dear Wendy: “I Can’t Stand My Boyfriend’s Parents”

My boyfriend and I have been dating for two years, and both just graduated from college. Although I love him dearly and very much want to be with him, I…

Wendy Atterberry | July 6, 2010 - 2:30 pm

Dear Wendy: “My Boyfriend’s Jealous Of My Relationship With My Mother”

I’m 27 years old and for as long as I’ve been dating, my mom has always gotten in the middle of my relationships. I should preface this by saying that…

Wendy Atterberry | July 1, 2010 - 2:00 pm

When Should The Parents Meet Each Other?

Meeting the parents — you meet his, he meets yours — is always a big milestone in a relationship. But what is less discussed but equally as stressful is when…

Jessica Wakeman | May 20, 2010 - 3:30 pm

NJ Parents Freak Over Boys’ “Crossdressing” Fashion Show At Elementary School

It’s never too early to reinforce gender roles!

Wilkins Elementary School in Maple Shade Township has canceled its third grade class’ Women’s History Month fashion show after (wait…

Jessica Wakeman | April 13, 2010 - 5:20 pm