My Close Encounters of the Rat Kind
They are more afraid of me than I am of them, I remember repeating to myself, but I never really believed that for a second
Would You Kindly Shut the Hell Up?
In this no-RSVPing world, where people start every sentence with "I," we need to make being polite the new hep thing
The Wrong Type of Gravy
The holiday pasta course (yes, many Italian-Americans have pasta before the turkey) was not only sad but completely confounding to me
Couples Therapy With Popcorn
Can watching "When Harry Met Sally" save your marriage? Researchers reveal the surprising answer.
Good News About Kissing
It may serve no reproductive purpose, but there are some excellent reasons to smooch
Before Your Nest Empties, Power Up Your Marriage
How to make a preemptive strike on sadness in anticipation of the inevitable exodus
5 Myths About Sex and Aging
Think the glow is fading—or gone for good? Here's how to relight your fire.
Masters of Sex: Why It's Better Not to Strive for Perfection
Researchers find that a push for flawless performance often undermines sexual satisfaction
Finding My Daughter’s Hand
As I come to know who she is now, I’m learning how she remains who she was, when I was absent and far away
Oh That’s My Obscene Phone Caller
Our talks were not a turn-on, at least not for me — more like forming a bond with another sexually damaged person
The Jesus Factor
We were the only Jewish family on our street, which explains why the holidays were a confusing time