Jemima Lewis We still don’t know why some babies suddenly die, and that makes it even harder to bear.
SONJA EBBELS Is it really up to you to make things better?
SARAH MACDONALD Sarah MacDonald on why deflecting praise isn't necessarily the same as self-loathing.
KASEY EDWARDS A new study shows talking negatively our their bodies doesn't actually help us make friends.
KATHERINE FEENEY Has the internet really helped us create better love and sex lives? Or will it ruin us after all?
KATE FRIDKIS Kate Fridkis on why this is one of the worst things to say to a mum-to-be.
As told by KRYSTAL BARTER to Nicole Elphick In 2009, 29-year-old Sydneysider and mother of three, Krystal Barter, underwent the same surgery Angelina Jolie after testing positive for the BRCA1 gene. She explains how she made the decision to have the mastectomy and what her post-operation life has been like.
Yumi Stynes YUMI STYNES, on why the 'you don't know real love until you have children' line is utter nonsense.
Chronic insomnia is like a never-ending bad dream for Linda Neil.
KATE FRIDKIS Kate Fridkis on missing out on a 'pregnancy perk'.
MONICA TAN One writer takes on an unusual solo-activity on a Friday night.
Jowita Bydlowska Following the birth of her first baby, Jowita Bydlowska relapsed into alcoholism.
Michelle Law Michelle Law on how Chinese and Australian cultures interpret the differences between girls and boyst.
BENJAMIN LAW Benjamin Law on what's behind the trend for Asian people to have their faces "westernised".
REBECCA GOLDEN Life inside a relationship with a man in an 'open marriage'.
ANNIE STEVENS Birthmarks, scars and imperfections don't have to be pitied. But don't call them beautiful either.
Dark side of the internet
Lizi Patch When her 11-year-old son was exposed to a violent porn video online, Lizi Patch was left to explain adult concepts to a confused child.
KATE FRIDKIS Why it's so hard to hold on to the bonds we form in the most action-packed decade.
SARAH MACDONALD Sarah Macdonald on the power of admitting your own error.
JEN VUK Jen Vuk on the moment she realised the co-showering days are over.
Sarah Turnbull Australian Sarah Turnbull's best-selling memoir Almost French saw her live and love in Paris. This is what she did next.
SARAH MACDONALD Children develop faith in their own sweet way, as Sarah Macdonald finds.
Ask a counsellor
ELLY TAYLOR Relationship counsellor Elly Taylor on what to do when you find yourself attracted to a married person.
DOM KNIGHT Self-confessed coffee snob Dom Knight examines his addiction.
SONJA EBBELS One woman's heartbreaking decision and the judgement she faced because of it.
Steph Bowe Nineteen-year-old author Steph Bowe has some sage advice for mothers about the universal teenage experience.
Bad sex v celibacy
Anne-Elisabeth Moutet A Frenchwoman finds that celibacy in a sex-obsessed world is almost sacrilege.
Sarah Thomas One writer shares the weird and wonderful moments in dating someone 12 years younger.
Cooking for one
DOM KNIGHT After some serious encouragement from Daily Life readers Dom Knight is attempting to cook for one.
CLEM BASTOW Will the new 'predator alert tool' give women a better online dating experience?
Social media SOS
KASEY EDWARDS How seriously should you take distress signals online?
SONJA EBBELS The envy that develops when you see your Facebook friends enjoying life in ways you aren't.
AMAL AWAD The pleasures and challenges of growing up in a migrant family.
KATE FRIDKIS Kate Fridkis on why our preoccupation with other body 'flaws' can be just as damaging.
KATHRYN WICKS Having a child with high-functioning autism doesn't mean living with a genius. These children have their own unique challenges.
NICOLE ELPHICK Disliking sports in Australia is like saying carbs are overrated in Italy or stripes aren’t a good look in France.
Andie Fox Are modern mums really being deliberately sexless, pathologically domestic and 'overly' devoted to their children?
Samantha Selinger-Morris Why do we insist on being nice to everyone, at the cost of our own sanity?
MATTY SILVER We all know sex therapists exist. We know they help sexual problems. But what exactly is it that they do?
Carly Findlay Tired of bad manners and awkward ice-breakers, CARLY FINDLAY presents a simple dos and don'ts guide.
SARAH MACDONALD Why we need to celebrate the small things to stay sane.
KATE FRIDKIS KATE FRIDKIS on why putting other women's appearances down won't make her feel any better.
Arms Trade Treaty
Maliha Miazad MALIHA MIAZAD on why the trade of weapons to war-torn countries must end.
JOCELYN BREWER JOCELYN BREWER took a blood test to find out about her 'ovarian reserve'. This is what happened next...
Dennis Altman When we live in a society without mourning clothes, how do you let strangers know your loved one has died?
Ming Yu What it feels like to meet the Sri Lankan women who risked their lives for the safety of others.
Angela Barra ANGELA BARRA's biological mother was forced to give her away over 20 years ago. This is her story.
KATE FRIDKIS Why writing about yourself isn't the same as being self-centered.
SHELLY HORTON Shelly Horton doesn't want children. So, she asks, why do so many people have a problem with that?
DOM KNIGHT When you don't know or care what Snapchat is -- are you just more discerning or are you middle aged?
Angela [Trigger warning: discussion of child abuse]
Cosima Marriner Three crisis-zone photographers talk about the most memorable moment they've captured on film.
Jessica Lahey Kids must be allowed to make mistakes and a new study details the reasons why.
Louis Nowra How a group of mistreated youngsters briefly found comfort and support in each other.
Monica Dux If early-term embryos are a mere "jumble of cells", why did this writer feel such intense sadness over her eight-week miscarriage?
Pippa Doyle A recently married woman has a pang of nostalgia for the days when she was foot-loose-and-fancy-free.
KASEY EDWARDS What it feels like to be conscripted to the frontlines of your parents’ emotional war.