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Still Paying for Birth Control? You Shouldn’t Be

On May 11th, 2015, the government released an FAQ list explaining exactly what insurance plans should cover in terms of preventive services, including birth control. Fingers crossed that this clarific…

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Misconceptions About Intimacy, Passion and Sex (And How to Foster Them All in Your Relationship)

Intimacy. Passion. Sex. These three concepts go hand in hand, yes; this is meant to address a common misconception within society: that these elements are one in the same or that one cannot exist wit…

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How to Talk to Your Health Insurance Company

Getting what you need from your health insurance company can be tricky, confusing, or sometimes downright frustrating. It’s also so worth it. Thanks in part to the Affordable Care Act (ACA, a.k.a. Oba…

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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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What You Need to Know at the Start of a New Relationship

It’s a common misconception that self-improvement needs to happen while you’re by yourself. Your relationships with others are vital to your growth. Only through your experiences with friends and love…

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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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Is There a Connection Between Birth Control and Crohn’s Disease?

About 2 in 1,000 adults in the U.S. have Crohn's disease, a long-term inflammation of the small or large intestine. Doctors don't know for sure what causes the disease, but they know that women are mo…

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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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6 Ways Skimping on Sleep Is Bad for Your Relationship

Before your date night Netflix marathon stretches into the early hours of the morning, keep reading. Skipping even a few hours of sleep can have a major impact not only on your health—expanding your w…

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