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"Sleep Over with the Sleep Doctor," Dr. Oz: The Good Life, March 2017

"Do Worry to Be Happy," Self, April 2013

"How to Be Bad," Good Housekeeping, April 2013

"The Yearning Curve," Martha Stewart Whole Living, February 2013

"Why I Hate Talking to Strangers," Self, December 2012

"Letting Loose," Coastal Living, March 2012

"Secrets of the World's Healthiest Women, " Health, January 2012

"When Good Kids Have Bad Friends," Good Housekeeping, January 2012

"Help Your Kids Find Their Passion," Good Housekeeping, November 2011

"What Your Teen Isn't Telling You," Good Housekeeping, July 2011

"The Thin Crowd," Allure, June 2011

"That Settles It," Self, November 2010

"Betrayed by My DNA," Self, October 2010

"Can't Wait," Self, March 2010

"Sex and the Recession," Self, January 2010

"Sex and the Internet Survey," Self, November 2009

"You Gotta Have Friends," Self, October, 2009

"I Hate You, Mom!" Good Housekeeping, October 2009

"Can't Complain," Good Housekeeping, September 2009

"Split Personality Sex," Self, April 2009

"Think Like a Thin Person," Good Housekeeping, March 2009

"Sex Cure," Self, Self, November 2008

"The Perfect Fit," Prevention, October 2008

"Happiness for Two," Good Housekeeping, October 2008

"Are My Kids Too Busy?" Parenting, September 2008

"Thin Is the New Happy Book Excerpt," Self, September 2008

"Master Class: Fight Style," Self, May 2008

"Kids and Money," Parenting, March 2008

"My Happy Number," Self, February 2008

"The Sex Diet," Self, December 2007

"Shared Sex Fantasies," Self, November 2007

"The Secret Is Everywhere," Good Housekeeping, October 2007

"Shallow Val," Self, August 2007

"Be A Better Woman for Fun and Profit," Self, March 2007

"Q&A with The Feminine Mistake author Leslie Bennetts," Self, April 2007

"I Posed Nude," Self, February 2007 (INCLUDES THE ACTUAL NAKED PORTRAIT!!)

"Inside the Mind of the Chronic Dieter," Self, November 2006

"Decorate Your Life," Hallmark Magazine (premiere issue), September 2006

"Roundtable: Parenting In the News," Nick Jr. July 2006

"How Not To Be Cheap," Self, March 2006

"5 Parenting Myths," Parenting, February 2006

"The Day I Met Cindy Crawford," Self, February 2006

"How To Dump A Boy," CosmoGIRL!, April 2006

"Foreplay Survey," Glamour, January 2006

"The One Before," Marie Claire, July 2005

"Sexperts Asked and Answered," Glamour. April 2005

"The D-V-Ds of S-E-X," Self, April 2005.

"Sex and Body Image," Self. February 2005

"Readers Cry Out for More: The Sex Survey," More magazine, February 2005

"Sex Gets Better After Age 30," Self, November 2004

"How to Make Your Child More Grateful," Parenting, November 2004

"The Two-Apartment Marriage," O magazine, November 2004

FYI: I've listed only the articles I've written since the creation of this website. If you're looking for articles published before September 2004, email me and I'll track them down for you. Also, I forget sometimes to post announcements. If you're looking for an article and don't see it listed, I apologize for the oversight. Please email and I'll send the piece and post the listing. THANKS!

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Memoirs
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