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9 Nutrition Rules for Developing Strong, Powerful Muscles

Most guys think they’ve cracked the dietary code for larger, stronger muscles: protein with a side of protein. Well, new research—especially on the …

Nutrition

31 Life-Changing Products On Amazon You’ll Wish You’d Known About Sooner

FOMO is one of the weirder, more annoying side effects of social media usage (that and getting friend requested by your parents). But it can also …

Shopping

Why BlackBerry Stock Should Be on Your Buy List in 2018

BlackBerry has a lot going for it in the new year.<p><b>BlackBerry</b> (NYSE:BB) investors were a happy lot last year as the stock delivered impressive gains …

Investing

7 Ways to Improve Your Patience (So Your Toddler Doesn’t Drive You Bonkers)

Babies are the sweetest. Once they start walking and talking though, parenting takes a slightly different turn. Sure, they’re more fun and their personalities develop. But with that comes defiance and the strength to hit, bite, and throw things (including very loud tantrums). Don’t worry; it’s not</i> …

Parenting

5 Things Brides Always Forget To Do One Day Before Her Wedding

The day before the wedding is going to be filled with lots of excitement, and maybe a bit of stress, too. That's normal since it's likely that there …

Weddings

She Met Her Prince (for Real!) at a D.C. Nightclub

Few love stories resemble a fairy tale as much as the courtship and marriage of Ariana Austin and Joel Makonnen. Of course, it helped that the groom is an actual prince and the bride has a prominent lineage of her own.<p>Mr. Makonnen, known as Prince Yoel, is the 35-year-old great-grandson of Haile …

Weddings

27 Gorgeous Wedding Cakes That Are Almost Too Pretty To Eat

Have your cake and...well, you know how it goes.

Employment

Divorced Women Reveal What Could Have Saved Their Marriages

It's <i>always</i> smart to learn from your own mistakes. But when it comes to marriage, sometimes it's better to learn from what others did wrong and avoid discourse — or even divorce — altogether. Below, three divorced women share what <i>could</i> have made their marriages work so that you not make the same …

How to Choose the Perfect Location for Your Wedding Reception

All right, all right, I know it’s one week until Christmas – what on earth am I posting about wedding reception locations for?!Because one of my best …

Weddings

Remember this when Parenting Gets Overwhelming

Last week, my friend told me that her little girl had had a fit and stopped breathing for 30 minutes. I cannot image how awful that must have been …

Parenting

How to beat wedding day nerves

<b>Wedding planning is without a doubt one of the most excitement moments in your life, but with so much expectation about the big day there will</b> …

I Was Diagnosed with Cervical Cancer Three Months After Giving Birth | Women's Health

Banks had unusual bleeding after delivering the baby (the only symptom that something was off), and one biopsy led to another. Three months after giving birth, she was diagnosed with cervical cancer. “Some of the docs questioned whether the pregnancy may have actually sped up the cancer, but they …

Postbirth: What To Take Home From The Hospital (Besides Baby)

While it’s probably the least sexy goody bag you’ll ever receive, the loot your hospital sends you home with will definitely come in handy. And come …

A social psychologist reveals why so many marriages are falling apart and how to fix it

Research has revealed, for example, that people in a healthy marriage are some of the happiest couples in history.<p>Whereas those who are struggling in their marriage are more unhappy today than in the past.<p>When social psychologist Eli Finkel sought to understand why marriage is more extreme at both …

Divorce

How a Marriage Changes Over the Years

You love your spouse so much now that it seems impossible that love could change or grow as you grow old together. But our experts can guarantee changes will come. "Love <i>does</i> change over time, and that is OK," says Malibu-based marriage therapist Alisa Ruby Bash. "As we grow together and through the …

Startup bets up to $10,000 that your marriage will end badly

A new startup in Seattle will fund your wedding. Up to $10,000. Even the nacho cheese fondue fountain. The catch: If your union crumbles, at six months or 25 years, you must pay them back — with interest.<p>Swanluv will review your relationship and set an interest rate based on your compatibility. …

'I Don't Love My Husband Anymore'

Reader Not Feeling It writes:<p>My husband and I have been married 7 years, together 12, one 5 year old daughter. He's a hard worker and does really well, I gave up my job to stay at home (which I think was a bad idea in my case). I know empirically that he is a good, kind, decent man and he loves me. …

Counseling

Diply

Diply is a leading social entertainment publisher that creates captivating content for millennials. We are a ComScore Top 10 Lifestyle property with …

Top 10

Thinking About Pregnancy? Think About Your Thyroid!

Fertility specialists have long noticed a relationship between thyroid disorders and reproductive health issues including irregular periods, difficulty getting pregnant, and multiple miscarriages early in pregnancy. During Thyroid Awareness Month and with new research, it's worth knowing about a …

Women's Health
Relationships

How to Include Your Mom And Stepmom in Wedding Planning if They Hate Each Other

<i>The process of planning a wedding is complex enough, but including a feuding mom and stepmom into the mix can create an infinitely more stressful situation. Between attempting to appease both parties and avoiding hurt feelings, wedding planning with stepparents in tow is an incredibly delicate</i> …

6 Parts of Wedding Planning That Men Secretly Love

Don’t let them fool you into thinking they’re not into it.<p>Shutterstock<p>If you ask me, wedding traditions are bullshit. They’re designed to celebrate the bride, which is nice, but they’re borne from a time when brides were regarded like porcelain figurines—too fragile to exist without a man’s …

Des's 9 Tips for Stress-Free Wedding Planning

Getting engaged is one of the most exciting times in a couple’s life. The anticipation and joy is euphoric, but there’s a lot more that goes into …

Weddings

8 Money Matters Every Couple Fights About While Wedding Planning

Making decisions about money isn't easy, especially when it's <i>a lot</i> of money. So, of course, it's not unusual for couples to argue about financial matters while planning the big day!<p>If one of these 8 super common fights surfaces, don't freak. Talk it out, compromise, and remind yourself what the …

3 Keys to Marriage Success: Intimacy, Passion and Commitment

There are many theories about what makes a marriage strong and which qualities allow a couples to grow and function well together.<p>I have always appreciated Dr. Robert Sternberg's concepts in the Triangular Theory of Love: intimacy, passion, and commitment.<p>I first read about it in <i>Psychology Today</i> …

Relationships

25 Ways to Save Your Marriage (And Your Life) | Men's Health

Oh, and yes, divorce crushes your finances: A study of divorced baby boomers found that a split slashed their wealth to less than a quarter of what they would’ve had if they’d never wed at all.<p>So we’ve collected 25 tips that can protect you from the sickly, cash-poor, single life. Save your …

The Single Most Important Parenting Action We Can Take Today

A few years ago, my dad apologized for being distracted throughout my childhood. "I'm deeply sorry for that," he wrote. "I hope you always knew how much I loved you."<p>My dad didn't go into detail about what he was sorry for... He didn't need to. I knew. I remember.<p>But I remember something more.<p>I …

Parenting

Artist Uses Body Paint to Transform Himself into Living Comic Book Characters

At first glance, the characters painted by Argenis Pinal (aka argenapeede) look like they're from the pages of a comic book. Upon closer inspection, however, it's clear that these aren't stylized pen and ink drawings–they're actually photos of him with expertly applied face paint! The …

Comic Books