how to set boundaries with family
how to set boundaries with family
Family

9 Ways to Set Boundaries With Your Family Without Getting Into a Full-Blown Argument

It's okay to live a life that fulfills you, even if your family doesn't understand.

The Family Stone, 2006
The Family Stone, 2006
Movies

6 Ways The Family Stone Captures the Experience of Holidays With the Family

Family chaos ensues.

Family

3 Things to Do When You Feel Shamed for Being Single, According to Experts

Nip judgmental conversations with relatives in the bud this holiday season.

how to talk politics at thanksgiving
how to talk politics at thanksgiving
Lifestyle

What to Say if Things Get Political at Thanksgiving Dinner

Therapists weigh in on the best way to handle this tricky situation.

how to focus at work during holidays
how to focus at work during holidays
Money & Career

How to *Actually* Work From Your Family’s Home This Holiday

Distractions will be easier than ever when everyone is around.

thoughts on practical magic movie
thoughts on practical magic movie
Movies

I Watched ‘Practical Magic’ for the First Time in 10 Years and It’s So Different Than I Remembered

Wait, *that's* what the plot was actually about?

woman of color sex talk
woman of color sex talk
Sex IRL

Sex IRL: 7 Women of Color on What It Was Like Getting the “Sex Talk”

"I wish that my family had taught me that sex can be pleasurable and not just a means to make a baby."

coronavirus gaslighting
coronavirus gaslighting
Family

Help! What to Do if Your Family Gaslights You Over Your Pandemic Worries

Experts explain how to talk to loved ones during this time.

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abuelita beauty tips
Beauty

Mi Cultura, Mi Belleza

moving home during coronavirus, leaving nyc,
moving home during coronavirus, leaving nyc,
Lifestyle

NYC Life Was My Dream—Until Quarantining Back Home Made Me Realize What I Was Missing

"I realized how thoroughly I enjoyed every minute of being surrounded by family and sunshine."

how to safely visit family, is it safe to visit family
how to safely visit family, is it safe to visit family
Lifestyle

Everything You Need to Know Before Spending the Night at Your Family’s House

Plus, how to stay safe once you're there.

Lifestyle

How coming out to my dad as queer strengthened our relationship

June is Pride Month and Father’s Day is on June 21st. My dad and I…

Intergenerational Trauma For Black Women
Intergenerational Trauma For Black Women
Lifestyle

What does intergenerational trauma and healing look like for Black women?

In “I Rise,” a series from HelloGiggles, Black women writers examine Black women’s mental health…

how to talk to family about racism
how to talk to family about racism
Love

How to Talk About Race and Racism With Your Family, According to Experts

"The goal is to move through these disruptions with greater clarity, understanding, and empathy."

haircut
haircut
Lifestyle

How one haircut changed my relationship with my mom and my perspective on moving back home

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage month I was a 29-year-old South Asian woman, sitting…

Photograph of author's mother
Photograph of author's mother
Lifestyle

Social Media Taught Me How to Grieve on Mother’s Day

"I’ve certainly learned over the years that grief doesn’t have an expiration date."

mother's day, toxic mom
mother's day, toxic mom
Love

How to celebrate Mother’s Day if you have a toxic mom, according to experts

For many people, Mother’s Day is a whirlwind of buying flowers and making loving phone…

grief during coronavirus
grief during coronavirus
Lifestyle

This is what grieving during the coronavirus looks like

Trigger warning: This article discusses grief. When her grandfather was hospitalized for over a month…

Social anxiety during coronavirus
Social anxiety during coronavirus
Love

Self-isolation is exacerbating my fears about passing my social anxiety onto my children

In the months leading up to having my eldest daughter, the people closest to me…

How I Bought That Disneyland mug
How I Bought That Disneyland mug
Lifestyle

Buying Disney mugs for my parents helped heal the pain of losing our home

How I Bought That takes a peek inside the process of making a meaningful purchase, whether…