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8 Unexpected Habits for a Longer Life

If your goal is to live a long, healthy life, there are a few basic rules you should live by — like eating well, not smoking, exercising, and avoiding inherently dangerous activities like swimming wit…

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Different Needs, Different Speeds: Short Term vs Long Term Relationships

After a pretty brutal breakup of mine, I remember the day I finally emerged from wallowing in my dark cold basement. I had finished watching the entire Gossip Girl series and realized that I couldn’t …

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Why Bookworms Make Great Companions

Have you ever included “avid reader” on your list of qualities that you are seeking from a partner?…Well, maybe you should. Research has suggested that readers, namely readers of fiction, make bett…

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The Science Behind a Happy Relationship

When you're in love, it may seem like there's just no room in your emotionally-zapped brainsphere for scientific scrutiny. But alas, when your relationship starts to go a little south or north or upsi…

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Friendship Detox: 6 Tips for Recognizing Toxic Friendships

In the great 2004 teen comedy Mean Girls, an impressionable young girl encounters a set of friends who seem to be everything she and her own closest friends aren’t — but they’re clearly dysfunctional,…

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5 of Science’s Weirdest Theories About Falling in Love

From kindergarten romances to middle-age dating, all life stages are full of lessons about love. We learn from experience and friends’ horror stories, from reading columns and from Mom’s tried-and…

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Irish Girl Saves Sheep With Facebook

A doe-eyed Dublin girl with a big heart saved her sheep, Ernie, at the eleventh hour from being turned into a Sunday night Irish stew. According to a local Irish newscast, a few weeks ago, Orlaith O …

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Why You Should Really Log into Facebook Less

The advent of social media has been both swift and all-encompassing, probably because the benefits are undeniable! Staying connected with friends and family as life and distance push you apart couldn’…

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How Trust and Forgiveness Can Help You Age Better

Older adults are often portrayed as crotchety, cranky and mistrustful. These pervasive stereotypes are not only untrue, they may also be harmful, says a new paper published in the journal Social Psych…

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4 Ways to Actually Enjoy Time Alone

For some people, venturing out into the world alone -- like eating at a restaurant or seeing a movie -- can be an awkward and embarrassing experience. It can seem that everywhere you turn, faces seem …

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