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Family

  1. ask polly
    ‘Should I Invite My Mean Aunt to My Wedding?’When family members never address what they want or feel, things get ugly quickly.
  2. ask polly
    ‘I Live With My Parents and I’m Miserable!’No one should have to feel this bad about their life at your age.
  3. get that money
    What 5 Moms Taught Their Daughters About Saving MoneyFive women share their mothers’ budgeting lessons, from recycling rocks to the “envelope method.”
  4. campaigns
    Ralph Lauren Expands Its Definition of ‘Family’In a new campaign.
  5. money
    What My Immigrant Family Taught Me About MoneyMy grandmother kept cash in a shoebox hidden in her closet.
  6. get that money
    Unlearning My Buffet MentalityWhen it comes to money, my gauge has been off.
  7. the first family
    Ivanka Trump Reminds Everyone She and Karlie Kloss Are Sisters-in-Law“Karlie, it’s happening!”
  8. get that money
    How Much Money Means You Don’t Have to Worry?I feel guilty about making more than my parents, and envious of the friends who make more than me.
  9. ask polly
    ‘I’ve Fallen Apart, and Nobody Shows.’Sometimes I think no one has it worse than the one who never gets angry.
  10. ask polly
    ‘My Family Isn’t Speaking to Me and I’m Miserable Over It!’You know in your heart they’re being unfair, but that doesn’t mean you don’t miss them.
  11. it's all relative
    7 Women on Their ‘Work Moms’On the professional-yet-familial bonds that can develop between co-workers.
  12. it's all relative
    What Brought My Adoptive and Birth Families TogetherLoss showed me the bridge between the two.
  13. it's all relative
    What I Want to Hand Down to My Daughters, and What I Don’tIt would seem that family is inescapably about inheritances.
  14. badly behaved brits
    The Rowdy British Family Has Finally Left New ZealandThey apparently tried to steal one last Red Bull on the way out.
  15. it's all relative
    A Family in 6 ActsThe writer Rumaan Alam answers the prompt: What is a family?
  16. it's all relative
    The Ex Who’s Friends With the New Wife“I knew immediately that Erin is the woman he’s meant to be with.”
  17. it's all relative
    The Family I’ve Strung TogetherI think a family is made up of bits and pieces.
  18. badly behaved brits
    Entire Nation of New Zealand Unites Against Rowdy, Drunken Tourist FamilyAn exhaustive, frankly shocking account of all the unmitigated havoc the group wrought over the course of a month.
  19. sex diaries
    The Brokenhearted Assistant Considering a Vacation With Her ExThis week’s sex diary.
  20. advice
    ‘How Do I Survive Staying With My Judgmental Family?’Give them your poker face and don’t say a word.
  21. ask polly
    ‘Everything I Do Is Wrong’A lot of people — women in particular — feel unbelievably accountable to others.
  22. october issues
    The Beckham Family Will Cover the October Issue of British VogueEditor-in-chief Edward Enninful announced the news on Twitter.
  23. it's complicated
    The Unexpected Loneliness of Bringing My Fiancé Back to My HometownHe was emblematic of the new life I’d built since I left — and of how I no longer fit in the rural community where I’d grown up.
  24. it's complicated
    Learning About Love From My Parents’ InfidelityHow my dad’s affair shaped the way I grew up to think about what matters in relationships.
  25. science of us
    Middle Children Are Going Extinct, Just When We Could Use Them the MostThey’re empaths, peacemakers, negotiators — and an endangered species.
  26. it's complicated
    The Strangeness of Dating Again After My Dad’s DeathMourning my dad made all the normal preoccupations of having a crush suddenly feel ridiculous.
  27. talking to
    9 Boys on What Their Dads Taught Them About Fatherhood“I couldn’t see how I could do a better job than him.”
  28. first person
    Mourning My Mother Through the Bags She Left BehindMy style turned out to be not so different from hers.
  29. ask polly
    Ask Polly: ‘My Son’s Girlfriend Is Keeping Me From My Grandchildren!’You probably have your reasons for disliking your daughter-in-law. But she is your daughter-in-law now, even without the law involved.
  30. ask polly
    Ask Polly: ‘My Mother Has Stage 3 Ovarian Cancer and I’m Falling Apart’Ultimately, only you can decide how you want to navigate this sickness with her.
  31. science of us
    When Straight Parents Don’t Know How to Talk to Their LGBTQ Kids About SexAccording to a new study, that’s a lot of them.
  32. family
    Fast and Furious Cartoon Explodes Through Wall, Drifts Into Netflix QueueOr as DreamWorks should call it, Teenage Mutant Tony Toretto.
  33. it's complicated
    The Dating Advice From My Dad That Saved Our RelationshipIt took a pep talk after my first heartbreak for me to realize my father had always been paying attention.
  34. ask polly
    Ask Polly: ‘My Dad Doesn’t Appreciate Me Enough!’The “good” child, the fixer, is also someone who fixates.
  35. ask a boss
    Ask a Boss: ‘I Work From Home and My Mom Won’t Stop Talking to Me’Tell her what you need, not what she needs.
  36. living with
    My Life As a Mom to 8 Kids“The only time I’ve been away from my kids was when I was in the hospital, giving birth to another one.”
  37. it's complicated
    When Breaking Up With a Dad Means Breaking Up With His Kid, TooI’ve gotten over my ex, but I don’t know that I’ll ever stop missing his son.
  38. Where Does the Family TV Show Go From Here?From The Waltons to Roseanne 2.0.
  39. science of us
    Having a Daughter Makes Dads More Politically PolarizedIn whichever direction they already happen to lean.
  40. science of us
    How Being a Twin Can Complicate Your Dating LifeWhen you’ve already spent your whole life with one close bond, your expectations for the rest of them are higher.
  41. This Is a Christmas Card We Can All Relate ToThat feeling when you’re the only one in your family without a major life announcement.
  42. select all
    We Are All Emily in This Family Christmas CardThat feeling when you’re the only one in your family without a major life announcement.
  43. it's complicated
    Being a Vegan With Ham-Loving In-laws Is Harder Than It SoundsMy husband’s parents live in Spain, where ham is part of the culture — so when I turn it down, they take it as a symbol of bigger issues.
  44. silver lining
    Here’s How Politics Are Affecting Our Already-Awkward Thanksgiving DinnersSomething to be thankful for.
  45. first person
    More Than Vineyards Were Lost in the California FiresLast month, I watched the place I’m from burn down.
  46. how i got this baby
    How I Got This Baby: The Mom Who Didn’t Go Into Foster Parenting BlindlyIn this Week’s How I Got This Baby, a couple who made a tough decision about their first foster daughter, then adopted four children.
  47. ask polly
    Ask Polly: ‘Tell Me Not to Get Married!’You value security a lot — there’s nothing wrong with that.
  48. science of us
    The Double Culture Shock of Becoming a Mom While Living AbroadAdjusting to motherhood and adapting to life in a foreign country presented similar challenges, and both seemed to make the other experience lonelier.
  49. science of us
    Finding ‘Post-Traumatic Growth’ After Opioid Addiction Killed My MomWith the right conditions, a traumatic experience can lead to something like the opposite of PTSD. Mine helped me become a better mother.
  50. advice
    Ask Polly: Nothing in My Life Feels Big EnoughCan you tell other people what matters most to you?
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