Rachel Shukert is the author of Have You No Shame? And Other Regrettable Stories. Her new book, Everything Is Going To Be Great, will be published in August by Harper Perennial. Follow her on Twitter.

When Rachel Shukert set out to write about her own worldwide adventures, she decided to finally read Eat, Pray, Love, and that’s when she learned that it’s all about Gilbert and her God.

A new study is being hailed as proof that kids make a marriage stronger. Rachel Shukert on what the researchers got wrong—and what people with kids should never say to childless couples.

A new study suggests that some are genetically predisposed to anorexia. This might explain why my bout with self-starvation started when I was a small child.