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How Lying Hurts Your Health & Love Life

You know how you make healthy New Year's resolutions every year like, eat more broccoli or actually use my gym membership? You might even make these resolutions before the new academic year picks up i…

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More Women Are Choosing Low-Maintenance Birth Control

Sometimes good things do come easy. Like the low-maintenance birth control methods that are becoming more and more popular in the United States. According to the Guttmacher Institute, more women are u…

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How Your Partner Can Make You Healthier (or Not)

We’ve all seen (and secretly resented) them, the couples who energetically jaunt into the gym together while the rest of us sweat it out solo. But new research suggests there’s a good reason why these…

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How to Learn from Your Whining Spouse

If you've ever been in relationship, trust me, you've experienced this: The In-Bed-Sick boyfriend or girlfriend... Perhaps your hackles are already raised. You're envisioning your man, lying in …

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5 Ways to Improve Your Health & Your Love Life

Not many people translate healthy relationship tips in the literal sense. Rather, they assume that healthy relationship tips merely tell you how to keep you and your partner on solid terms, better abl…

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Divorcing With Pets: Who Gets to Keep the Dog?

When I was going through a divorce in 1995, I shared custody of our Golden Retriever with my ex for the first year of our separation. We had adopted Byron together and both of us wanted custody. In th…

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How to Make Someone Fall in Love With You

A recent New York Times article has created quite a stir on the internet.  The article is the writer’s attempt at conducting an experiment by psychologist Arthur Aron in which two strangers quickly f…

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Can Menstrual Products Mess with Your Birth Control?

By Claire Tighe. Ever since I got my IUD last year, I’ve been pretty much in love, especially when my period comes around. Yes, I just said that. Getting to use my DivaCup with my ParaGard IUD is p…

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Optimist or Pessimist? 7 Benefits of Both

Good news, optimists: your glass-half-full attitude has some major benefits to your health and happiness, just as you cheerily always assumed would be the case. Pessimist? Before you grumble “I knew i…

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How to Avoid Drama and Blame in Your Relationships

Are your relationships defined by tired role-play? Here's how to break out of character. As a child, I routinely told my mother when I thought my friends were being mean. I knew she would tel…

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