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The Brilliant Incoherence of Trump’s Foreign Policy

The United States periodically debates whether to do more or less abroad. Trump won by promising both. But he can’t possibly deliver.<p>Every 20 years or so—the regularity is a little astonishing—Americans hold a serious debate about their place in the world. What, they ask, is going wrong? And how …

Political Science

Robert Reich: Trump voters realize the hard way that the president can’t follow through

<b>FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2016, file photo, President-elect Donald Trump gives the thumbs-up as he arrive at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse in Bedminster, N.J. Trump, ethics attorneys and good-government groups are all grappling with how to navigate being a president with</b> …

Donald Trump

8 Things Guys Secretly LOVE

Do you ever wish that guys would just OPEN UP more? It’s difficult to figure out what someone wants or enjoys if they won’t tell you. No matter how simple their desires may be, if you don’t know what they want, it leaves a lot of questions unanswered.<p>But have no fear! I’ve compiled a list of 8 …

Relationships

4 Things Husbands Should Never Say (Unless You Want a Divorce)

Men, you have the power to make or break a relationship. My research has consistently shown that what men do in a relationship is, by a large margin, the crucial factor that separates a great relationship from a failed one. This is why my wife, Julie, and I wrote <i>The Man’s Guide to Women</i>.<p>We want to …

Relationships

How not to hate your husband after having kids

One afternoon, a few months after my daughter was born, my husband Tom was sprawled on the couch, eyes glued to the Tour De France. As I fed Sylvie, I asked him if he would tackle the mountain of laundry she had amassed. “But I did it last time,” he said. My pulse began to race as I explained that …

Men Reveal Whether They Think Spending Too Much Time Together Ruins A Relationship

If I find myself stuck in a pattern, things immediately just feel outdated and mundane.<p>I'm always looking for some genuine excitement and an …

Hobbies

18 Date Night Ideas That'll Actually Have You Making Time for Each Other

Raise your hand if your romantic relationship has lost its mojo. Eliza Morrow’s arm is up and waving. The Austin, TX, mom of Chloe, 7, and Eli, 3, …

Living Rooms

Your Partner Might Not Be "the One" Until You Can Talk About These 6 Things Freely

We know that communication is key when it comes to a successful relationship. But there are just certain topics you must be able to discuss before you can know you've found the One.<p>"True intimacy requires openness and transparency," explains psychotherapist and relationship expert Toni Coleman. "In …

Relationships

Forget dating 'rules' — an expert explains all you need for a strong relationship

Author and relationship expert Susan Winter shared the only guidelines you should follow in order to create the relationship you want.

I'm a Marriage Therapist and Here Are 4 Things I Wish I Knew In My 20s

Give advice to a 22-year old? I don’t think they’ll listen to me. My 22-year old son certainly doesn’t want to listen to me. I’ve got great advice! Maybe we just all need to live our own lives, make our own mistakes and mature at our own rate.<p>But let’s imagine for just one minute that I did have an …

Love

52 Ways to Show I Love You: Choosing

Every day we make countless choices, some consciously and many unconsciously. Do we look at our motivation? The consequences of the countless …

8 ways to be happier in your relationship this year

It could be that you bickered over which presidential candidate to support. It could be that one of you was working long hours and left the other person feeling neglected.<p>Or, it could simply be that you've been together a long time now, and the spark has seemingly faded.<p>The good news: It's possible …

The two major complaints that women make in their relationships

These women feel alone even when they are in a relationship. In many ways, these are related complaints. These women cannot trust their men to be …

You're Only As Troubled As The Relationship You're In

"All happiness or unhappiness solely depends upon the quality of the [person] to which we are attached by love." -Baruch Spinoza<p>Meet Steven. Steven has decided to become a psychoanalyst. Before starting class, the graduate school requires students to spend a year in therapy.<p>Six months in, Steven …

The War of Independence In Relationships

The idea that partners shouldn't be needy and should be independent creates a lack of security in the relationship.<p>Kim and Kevin were on the verge of breaking up. Neither of them wanted to end things, but they were exhausted from fighting and blaming each other.<p>Kevin values his quality time with …

The Anxious Lover: Stop Feeling Insecure And Get The Love You Crave

Why do people manipulate others? Is it because they're an asshole? Is it because they need to feel powerful?<p>I manipulated an ex-girlfriend once. Years ago, when I was in a toxic relationship with someone I loved, I lied to get a reaction out of her. I told her I was going to watch her soccer game, …

6 Relationship Milestones You Should Hit Before Getting Engaged

An engagement is a huge milestone in and of itself. But before you hit it, our experts say, there are a few big moments you must experience. Here are six of them.<p><b>1. You're comfortable with one another's friends and families.</b><p>Before you get engaged, you should reach a place where you're comfortable …

A relationship therapist explains the biggest reason money ruins marriages

For many couples, money can be a point of conflict and anger— sometimes festering so much that it ends in divorce.<p>But at its crux, the biggest reason money can break up marriages doesn't have to do with spending sprees or covert bank accounts. In fact, it doesn't have to do with the money itself at …

Men And Women Literally See Things Differently

The brains of men and women interpret visual cues in different ways, biologists find.<p>If you thought men and women tend to see things differently, you were right in a surprisingly literal sense.<p>As it turns out, this colloquial observation has a real basis in brain differences. New research finds …

When You're in Love, Should You Watch Out for Rivals?

They say that when you’re in love with a beautiful woman, you watch your friends. And by "they," I mean 70s musician Dr. Hook.*<p>Hook was not a real …

Why Your Next Relationship Probably Won't Be Any Better Than Your Current One

Psychiatrist Adelheid Kastner thinks ending a relationship just because you think you can do better is a bad idea.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Germany.</i><p>Breaking up with someone can feel like getting punched in the gut nonstop for weeks on end. And it's not just the debilitating physical …

Relationships

Are 10-Year Marriage Contracts The Best Way To Keep Your Relationship Going Strong?

The idea of getting married for a limited period of time may sound like something out of a dystopian YA novel where characters named something like Oren and Skylark fight a terrifying shadow government that outlaws love and freedom — but according to one relationship guru, it may be time to do away …

Divorce

Relationships Get Complicated When Women Are The Breadwinners

Oh, how fragile is the ego of a man. We must never let him feel like a bonsai in a grove of California redwoods—no, he must always see himself as a towering tree, magnificent in comparison with his female partner. At least that’s what you might assume from a new Harvard University study showing …

10 Things To Know When You’re Dating Someone With Depression

You’re dating a person, not their illness<p>Relationships are hard, and they’re even harder when you or your partner’s mood isn’t in check. Though mental illness, especially depression, is scarily common in America, there is still a stigma attached to it. Society’s at a point where we can talk openly …

Depression

How Hillary Clinton Met Satan

It was my third day at the Republican National Convention in 1996, and my notebook overflowed with a one-note theme: “You do know that Hillary Clinton is funding the whole radical feminist agenda?” “She had Vince Foster killed.” “She’s behind many more murders than that.” “It’s well-established …

Hillary Clinton

Ten Ways to Ruin A Relationship

Whether on friendship, parenting, or self-care, Dr. Habib Sadeghi’s life tips are pretty much commandments in <i>goop</i>’s book, at this point. Sadeghi, the …

Relationships

7 Small Lies That Could Damage Your Relationship

Trust is typically considered to be a foundation of every successful relationship. If you can’t trust your partner, why bother? No one is worth the …

Relationship Advice: What Saved My Marriage From Divorce

Marriage is a beautiful thing — but it can also be a challenging experience — one that requires work and commitment. To save you from the minor (and major) pitfalls of it all as you embark on the most amazing journey of your lives, six women share their stories of how they turned their marriages …

Babysitter

The 1 fight couples have before the wedding

Planning for a wedding and getting married is supposed to be one of the happiest times of your life, right? Yet somehow, for a lot of couples, deciding between tulips and peonies, or chocolate or vanilla cake, can turn into a fight — that seems to persist through every wedding-related decision.<p>What …

Wedding Planning