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2 Ways We Can Carry Our "First Time" With Us Forever

Your first sexual experience may be long past, but it could still affect you.

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2 Reasons Why Solo Sex Is an Underrated Form of Self-Care

Masturbation holds some surprisingly practical mental health benefits.

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3 Remedies for Couples Facing the Seven-Year Itch

Passion can fizzle once the honeymoon phase is over—but only if you let it.

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3 Simple Ways to Make Meaningful, Lifelong Connections

Tired of shallow friendships? Here's how to make ones with purpose and meaning.

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Have We Become Too Aware of Mental Health?

Has mental health awareness contributed to the very crisis it seeks to address?

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2 Netflix Shows That Are Highly Praised by Psychologists

Here's why these two TV series need to be on your mental health watch-list.

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2 Red Flags to Look Out for in Your Child's Favorite TV Show

Not all kids' shows are kid friendly. Here's how to tell which ones aren't.

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3 Questions for Couples to "Check In" with One Another

These 3 questions are the key to becoming the best partner you can possibly be.

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3 Reasons Why Your Partner May Be "Pocketing" You

Some people keep their relationships a little bit too private. Here's why.

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2 Ways the "Wheel of Emotions" Can Emotionally Empower You

Feeling out of touch with your emotions? Here's how you can regain control.

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3 Reasons Why We Replay Conversations in Our Minds

Mulling over old conversations isn't an uncommon habit. Here's why we do it.

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2 Netflix Shows With Spot-On Mental Health Representation

These two must-see Netflix shows brilliantly portray psychological concepts.

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3 Ways to Spot the Difference in Chemistry and Compatibility

Chemistry pulls us in, but compatibility makes us stay.

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3 Explanations for Why Your Date Might Be Paper-Clipping You

If your date is paper-clipping you, you're likely not the problem. Here's why.

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3 Subliminal Impacts That Pheromones Have on Relationships

You may do the walking in your relationship, but your pheromones do the talking.

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2 Clear Signs That You're a Victim of Workplace Gaslighting

Gaslighting can happen in places you'd least expect it—including the workplace.

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The Overlooked Struggle That "Power Couples" Often Face

Ego clashes aren't uncommon for power couples. Here's how to avoid them.

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Two Ways to Tell Psychopaths and Sociopaths Apart

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3 Ways to Make Healthy, Sustainable Friendships as an Adult

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3 Ways the Japanese Golden Repair Can Heal a Relationship

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"Spoon Theory" Can Change the Way You View Mental Health

Spoons aren't just cutlery. They're an invaluable form of metaphorical currency.

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3 Telltale Signs That a Relationship Has Marriage Material

Are you and your partner destined for happily ever after? Here's how to tell.

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3 Movies That Actually Portray Mental Health Realistically

These three movies get the psychologist's badge of approval. Have you seen them?

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5 Reasons Why You Should Consider Becoming a Minimalist

A messy space makes for a messy mind. Here's how you can clear them both up.

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3 Movies That Totally Misrepresent Psychological Disorders

These three films get just about everything wrong about psychology. Here's why.

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3 Signs Your Relationship Is Suffering from One-Upmanship

Here's why some partners in relationships always have to one-up the other.

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2 Popular Psychology Myths, Debunked

Discover why these two "fun facts" are nothing more than tall tales.

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3 Psychometric Tests That Every Job Hunter Should Use

These 3 tests will help you uncover exactly what your interviewers want to know.

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3 Psychological Barriers That Make It Hard to Go Vegan

Committing to veganism is nowhere near as easy as it looks. Here's why.

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3 Ways Women Can Overcome "Eldest Daughter Syndrome"

The expectation to fulfill the eldest-daughter role can be an immense burden.

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3 Ways to Avoid Weaponized Kindness in Your Relationship

Quid pro quo kindness can be damaging to a relationship.

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5 Ways to Quit the Habit of "Kitchen Sinking" Your Partner

Here are 5 easy ways you can become better at leaving the past in the past.

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2 Promising Insights From Recent Research on Ketamine

Ketamine is fighting the good fight against treatment-resistant depression.

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3 Ways Narcissists Objectify Their Children

No one knows depersonalization better than children of narcissists.

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7 Non-negotiable Rules All Married Couples Should Follow

Marriage takes work. Here are seven areas where your efforts should be placed.

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How to Use Your Perspective of Time for a Better Sex Life

Research reveals the intriguing link between time and sex.

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2 Ways to Avoid the Development of "Popcorn Brain"

Your digital habits might be to blame for your concentration issues.

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5 Common Recurring Dreams and Their Potential Meanings

Have you been having strange dreams lately? Here's what they might mean.

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3 Ways for Parents to Teach Their Children Resilience

Here's how to teach your child to confidently handle life's ups and downs.

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3 Important Boundaries That Every Couple Should Have

Modern problems require modern solutions—especially in relationships.

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Examining the 4 "Apology Languages" and Their Effectiveness

You may know your love language, but do you know your "apology language?"

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The Causes and Effects of Floating Duck Syndrome

The secret to success is not concealing the effort it takes.

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3 Silver Linings That Result From Parentification

Growing up too quickly is undoubtedly hard, but studies show it isn't all bad.

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3 Common Side Effects of Narcissistic Parenting

Having a narcissist for a parent can have long-lasting consequences.

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2 Ways to Overcome Gamophobia, the Fear of Marriage

Marriage can be daunting, but it doesn't have to be terrifying.

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3 Ways to Protect Yourself From Relationship Limerence

Love is like a drug. Here's how to avoid becoming intoxicated by its effects.

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3 Deeper Reasons Behind Your Child's Temper Tantrums

When kids get out of hand, parents need to learn how to read between the lines.

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How to Defend Yourself Against Manipulation

Manipulators are experts at turning the tables, but they can be stopped.

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2 Signs That You Have a Highly Devoted Partner

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5 Ways for Parents to Raise Happier Kids

Children need more than just caregiving and gifts to feel fulfilled.

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