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.
6 Ways The Family Stone Captures the Experience of Holidays With the 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.
What to Say if Things Get Political at Thanksgiving Dinner
Therapists weigh in on the best way to handle this tricky situation.
Money & Career
How to *Actually* Work From Your Family’s Home This Holiday
Distractions will be easier than ever when everyone is around.
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?
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."
Help! What to Do if Your Family Gaslights You Over Your Pandemic Worries
Experts explain how to talk to loved ones during this time.
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."
Everything You Need to Know Before Spending the Night at Your Family’s House
Plus, how to stay safe once you're there.
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…
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 About Race and Racism With Your Family, According to Experts
"The goal is to move through these disruptions with greater clarity, understanding, and empathy."
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…
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…
This is what grieving during the coronavirus looks like
Trigger warning: This article discusses grief. When her grandfather was hospitalized for over a month…
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…
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…