How to Write a Saintly Open Letter to Your Ex or Their New Partner

Have you lived, loved and learned, and reached the step where you want your ex, or maybe your ex's new partner, to know about it? Would you like complete strangers to know about it, too? Then the only next step is to publish an open letter to them on the Internet for millions to read detailing your humility. Here's… » 1/28/15 3:45pm Wednesday 3:45pm

How to Ring in the New Year with Nipple Tats, Pole Dancing & Divorce

I stood barefoot in the sterile operating room of the plastic surgeon's office suite, loosened the cloth tie of the pastel blue patient gown, and opened the wrap to reveal my breasts. The plastic surgeon remembered me–he had reconstructed my breasts after a prophylactic bilateral mastectomy three years earlier. He… » 1/02/15 9:00am 1/02/15 9:00am

Love Is Dead: Helena Bonham Carter and Tim Burton Are Splitting Up

We've said it before once or twice, but this time we mean it: Love. Is. Fucking. Dead. After 13 years of unwedded bliss and admirable mutual eccentricity, Tim Burton and Helena Bonham Carter have split up. A rep for the couple tells People magazine the two "separated amicably earlier this year." This isn't about us,… » 12/23/14 3:40pm 12/23/14 3:40pm

Who Gets the Dog When You Break Up?

It is the road most traveled: You partner off. The two of you move in together, get hitched or make a Kurt-n-Goldie-style life commitment to one another. You buy some throw pillows and if you didn't already have a pet, you go and find yourself a fur baby. Maybe after the two of you have realized you're capable of… » 12/12/14 2:10pm 12/12/14 2:10pm

That 50 Percent Divorce Statistic Hasn't Been True For a Long Time

If you and your friends got married in the 2000s, and trends stay where they appear to be headed, two-thirds of you lovebirds will stay married. Forever, like you intended, even though that statistic about 50 percent of marriages ending in divorce was likely stuck in the back of your mind. It turns out that, though… » 12/04/14 12:10pm 12/04/14 12:10pm

Huge Engagement Rings Show the World You're More Likely to Divorce

Don't be fooled by a diamond as big as the Ritz: Scientists say that enormous engagement rings are not a predictor of a flawless, Pinterest-perfect life together. If anything, a rock that cost as much as a European vacation is a predictor for divorce. Try not to cluck ominously the next time someone thrusts a couple… » 10/08/14 1:50pm 10/08/14 1:50pm

Sherri Shepherd's Surrogate Gives Birth. Now It Gets Complicated.

The surrogacy business is booming but it’s anything but a well-oiled machine. On Tuesday, Sherri Shepherd and soon-to-be ex-husband Lamar “Sal” Sally sort of welcomed a baby boy via a surrogate in Pennsylvania. Sal was present but Sherri was not, nor has she mentioned the infant on The View because she reportedly » 8/06/14 5:40pm 8/06/14 5:40pm