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Loneliness Could Become an Even Bigger Public Health Threat Than Obesity

Everybody experiences loneliness from time to time. But a new study suggests that in recent years, people have felt increasingly lonely and isolated—and the physical and psychological ramifications of all this solo time could prove to be a bigger health threat than the obesity epidemic. The idea that having fewer social connections can lead to poorer health is […]

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9 Social Media Mistakes that Can Damage Your Relationships

Relationships Kaitlyn ChamberlinOct 29 Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, LinkedIn…The ways to connect with others on social media are limitless, but don’t let your online life negatively impact your real life. Here’s what not to do. Don’t post pictures of people without their permission iStock/andresr People are extremely particular when it comes to sharing pictures on […]

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The Best Advice I Ever Got from My Mother-In-Law

Churn, baby, churn Marian Weyo/Shutterstock “‘You can never use enough butter. Butter makes everything taste so much better. Add some more butter.’ Butter was her thing. I was always thinking, ‘ew,’ but as it turns out, everything is better with butter!” — Marcia Friedman Permission to play favorites sirtravelalot/Shutterstock “As the mother of five children, with […]

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14 Things Confident People Would Never Do—So You Shouldn’t Either

Relationships Charlotte Hilton AndersenOct 23 Show, don’t tell. No really, telling people how confident you are is one of the surest ways to convince them otherwise. Get defensive when corrected g-stockstudio/Shutterstock Confident people understand their own talents and faults and are able to politely accept constructive criticism. “Accepting feedback graciously exudes quiet confidence and perceived […]

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If Your Partner Keeps Gaslighting You, Here's What You Can Do

Few things are as unsettling as realizing that you’re romantically involved with a gaslighter. These master manipulators lie, deceive, and obfuscate, all in an effort to gain power over you by making you doubt reality. Trying to defend yourself against a gaslighter only makes their strategies more effective. If you express hurt or frustration, gaslighters pivot to phrases like “it’s […]

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Why Getting Too Serious Too Fast, Like Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson, Can Be Bad for Your Mental Health

Summer 2018 was the season of whirlwind romances. First, Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin got engaged in July after dating for just one month. Then, Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas followed suit in August, only two months into their relationship. And of course, there was Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson, who started dating in May, […]