Emotional Affair or Friendship?

Most of us have friendships. Sharing intimate emotional details with someone of the opposite sex is called an emotional affair.

By: CD Mohatta

In a marriage, what are the limits for friendship with a member of the opposite sex? Who sets these limits? What is the difference between a friendship and an emotional affair? Is an emotional affair wrong? Does an emotional affair help the marriage by letting a partner vent out all emotional frustration, which otherwise he/she would not have done with his/her spouse? Or does it kill the marriage?

What is an emotional affair?
Most of us have …

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Tales of Thanksgiving Food and Friendship

The truth is, we don’t pick our relatives. So if the Thanksgiving gathering of the clan is an annual emotional challenge, you aren’t alone.

By: By Andrea Israel and Nancy Garfinkel

For some people, Thanksgiving evokes warm feelings triggered by memories of a close-knit family gathering, where relatives share traditions and a home-cooked meal.

For others . . . it’s the beginning of a holiday season stuffed with lunatic relatives, family dysfunction, bitter recriminations, and heartburn.

We heard a wide range of Thanksgiving Tales this year while traveling around the country for our Recipe Clubs. Inspired by the plot and …

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