‘The sexiest words anybody hears:We shouldn’t be doing this’

‘The sexiest words anybody hears:We shouldn’t be doing this’

Elon Musk is the latest celebrity to have reportedly had an affair with a friend’s partner. Psychologists say it’s not only a common scenario,it’s “devastating”.

  • bySamantha Selinger-Morris

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Why taking videos on your phone can help you like your family more

Why taking videos on your phone can help you like your family more

No,that isn’t a typo. Taking photos and videos of your loved ones can deepen your relationships with your loved ones,according to a new documentary. An expert tells us how to do it.

  • bySamantha Selinger-Morris
Diet pills,serial killers and playing with fire:This was real life in the 1980s
Opinion

Diet pills,serial killers and playing with fire:This was real life in the 1980s

Stranger Things and a looming Working Girl remake present a sanitised version of the 1980s. Those of us who lived through it are laughing all the way to the therapist.

  • bySamantha Selinger-Morris
‘They might not be able to un-hear that’:When parents mess up divorce

‘They might not be able to un-hear that’:When parents mess up divorce

Divorce is littered with psychological landmines,especially when there are children involved. A new book,and expert advice,show parents how to avoid some of the most common mistakes.

  • bySamantha Selinger-Morris
The ‘ugly cry’ is trending. I’m glad because I’ve needed to do it too
Opinion

The ‘ugly cry’ is trending. I’m glad because I’ve needed to do it too

Watching Wynonna Judd “ugly cry” behind Joni Mitchell made me feel better about my public unravelling over my mother.

  • bySamantha Selinger-Morris
This time,it’s Diet:Kate Moss and the dangers of celebrity endorsement

This time,it’s Diet:Kate Moss and the dangers of celebrity endorsement

Once punished for being the glamorous face of drug use,the supermodel is now being slammed for her latest endorsement.

  • bySamantha Selinger-Morris
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When is it a good idea to get back together with an ex?

When is it a good idea to get back together with an ex?

Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck just married after 18 years apart. Experts say it’s possible to have an even stronger relationship the second time around.

  • bySamantha Selinger-Morris
‘Peak cringe’:Why do celebrities comment on politics?
Hollywood

‘Peak cringe’:Why do celebrities comment on politics?

Bette Midler is the latest celebrity to draw ire for weighing in on politics. Why do so many celebrities do it? And why has a cartoon character been the most effective of them all?

  • bySamantha Selinger-Morris
‘Don’t do that to my kid’:Ellidy Pullin on her first year as a solo mother

‘Don’t do that to my kid’:Ellidy Pullin on her first year as a solo mother

At only 29,model Ellidy Pullin has had to navigate unfathomable loss as a solo parent to her baby daughter. She’s fighting to raise her in joy,not grief.

  • bySamantha Selinger-Morris
Could a new trend help men finally get emotional support?

Could a new trend help men finally get emotional support?

Celebrities including Chris Hemsworth and Novak Djokovic have made public declarations that,say health experts,might finally help convince men it’s “not a whinge” to discuss their emotions.

  • bySamantha Selinger-Morris
Parents have to practise it:How to raise kind children
Psychology

Parents have to practise it:How to raise kind children

Many kids - regardless of their background - are in real need of help with being kind. Parents can provide a crucial guide.

  • bySamantha Selinger-Morris