Family & Relationships

e each get three families: The one we are born into, the one of people who help us survive and thrive as we grow up, and the one we choose ourselves.

We each get three families: The one we are born into, the one including people…More

A writer in America who feels he no longer understands his country is in trouble, especially in a nation as culturally and racially diverse as this one.

Some days I feel, at age 70, that I no longer understand America. That it…More

Friends are good for us. Friendship can protect us from isolation and its accompanying depression — even from decreasing motor function.

In his 1986 bestseller Love, Medicine and Miracles, Dr. Bernie Segal asked patients if they…More

A candle is lit. A chime sounds. conversations cease as we sit in silence for…More