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The Nice Guy Booty Call mindset is the right way to fix bad casual sex

If there’s one thing the #MeToo movement has reinforced, it’s that many men—even the seemingly good ones—can be creeps. This national moment of reckoning is bringing to light something many of us have known for decades: When it comes to sexual encounters, just because a man doesn’t explicitly force …

Relationships

Trump announces the sale of F-52 planes, which only exist in Call of Duty

Fighter jets so ahead of their time they aren’t real<p>Good news! The first F-52 fighter aircraft have made it safely to Norway, President Trump announced today. Bad news! F-52s aren’t... real. They’re advanced fighter aircraft that exist only in the game <i>Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare</i>.<p><i>The Washington</i> …

This Artist Re-Created Sexist Vintage Ads With The Roles Reversed And It's Too Perfect

"Show him it's a woman's world."

I tried the ketogenic diet for 30 days. Here's what happened

As a dietitian, my patients ask about a wide variety of diets. One plan has dominated the inquiries lately: the ketogenic diet. Since I’ve never put a patient on a diet I haven’t tried myself, I knew I needed to experience it personally. I dove in for 30 days with two carb-loving feet — and a …

An Educated Empath Is a Sociopath’s Worst Nightmare

I want to debunk the misconception that sociopaths and narcissists are smarter than empaths. To many people’s surprise, empaths are absolutely …

Sociopathy

The 3 Most Painful Things A Narcissist Will Do To You

Nowadays, narcissism has become a popular word. Sometimes it is used to describe a individualism and self-centeredness (What is good for ME and how …

Narcissism

Trump says he spoke to US Virgin Islands' 'president' -- which is him

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump accidentally referred to the US Virgin Islands' governor as their President during a speech Friday -- even though he is technically their President.<p>"I will tell you I left Texas and I left Florida and I left Louisiana and I went to Puerto Rico and I met …

Donald Trump

Narcissists aren't capable of something called 'object constancy' — and it helps explain why they are so cruel to the people they date

We're all guilty of saying hurtful things in the heat of the moment. Every relationship has its ups and downs, usually resulting in arguments, but these don't necessarily mean you're going to break up.<p>When we quarrel with our loved ones, most of us have the ability not to do too much damage. This …

Empathy

10 Uncomfortable Signs You’re Actually Becoming The Person You’re Meant To Be

1. You do everything by yourself and feel isolated from others.<p>The more mature you are, the more you can handle everything by yourself and it feels …

Loneliness

Why It's So Hard to See This Form of Childhood Abuse

Source: fasphotographic/Shutterstock<p>I was a fearful child—scared of spiders, jellyfish, dark rooms, polio, bees, lightning, drowning—but one thing …

Parenting

7 Clear Signs A Narcissist Is Trying To Manipulate You

<b>“You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with”,</b> says Jim Rohn, famous American author, motivational speaker and …

Downplay

How to beat depression without beating depression!

Posted at 14:20h in Uncategorized by Dr Happy<p><b>by Dr Tim Sharp (aka Dr Happy)</b><p>If, like me, you’ve ever struggled with depression, been bitten by the …

Don’t Settle For Someone Who Already Left You Once Before

You deserve someone who would never want to tear your heart apart.<p><i>This story was brought to you by</i> Thought Catalog <i>and</i> Quote Catalog.<p><i>By</i> Lauren Jarvis-Gibson<p>Please, please have some self respect. Do not go back to the person who ran from your beautiful love. Do not go back to the person who left your …

Duty to warn: Shrinks can’t say that Donald Trump suffers from a mental disorder — but we can

Mental health professionals are battling over the “Goldwater rule” — but the rest of us are not bound by it<p>President Donald Trump has a personality disorder that we’re not supposed to talk about, and that makes me furious. The Goldwater rule, an ethical norm from the 1960s that forbids …

Communication with a Narcissist is confusing and basically dangerous. A Narcissist will crush any attempts from the target/victim to make sense of their agenda to keep the target CONSTANTLY confused and walking on those eggshells or off balance. The Narcissist ALWAYS needs to be in control of every situation and will react accordingly to keep you in line.

From my Book – From Charm to Harm and Everything else in Between with a Narcissist! @ https://www.amazon.com Within the cycle of abuse with a …

Narcissism

Dear men, this is what the women in your life want you to know

I used to be married to a wonderful yet complicated man named Rob. He worked as a science journalist, we had a house and a dog, and one day we planned to have children. He also suffered from depression since he was a child, and developed a formidable opiate addiction as a means, I believe, to …

Mental Health

You’ll never be able to unsee this frog on Donald Trump’s chin

Much has been made of Donald Trump‘s distinctive looks, from his small hands to his orange-hued face to whatever’s going on with his hair, but …

Not quite dating but not hooking up either? You're in a situationship.

You’re not really in a relationship with someone, but you’re not exactly just hooking up either. We've all been there, but no one ever knows quite …

9 Things You Should Never Say to Your Kids (If You Want Them to Be Happy and Successful)

Experts warn these common phrases could be harming your kids.<p>When I was growing up, my father would always tell the story of how, in his pre-child days, he vowed never to tell his kids "Because I said so." Having hated the phrase himself, he promised himself he would never use it.<p>Nevertheless, one …

Parenting

10 changes to make in your 30s that will set you up for lifelong success

Many people spend their 20s getting some unhealthy behaviours out of their system — like sleeping until 2pm on Saturdays and spending all their …

Kids Should Not Be Punished For Simply Being Human

Part of my daily routine after I get the kids off to school is to shut my daughter’s bedroom door. Every time I look in there, it makes me stabby. …

Pay Attention to These Surprising 6 Red Flags Signaling Burnout. You May Be Closer Than You Think

Burnout doesn't come from nowhere. This is what you should be looking for.<p>Contrary to what you might think, it's surprisingly easy to ignore the signs of burnout. You might be so determined to meet a deadline or achieve some goal that you miss the red flags or warning signs that something is about …

Burnout

7 Common Fears That Don't Have to Control Us

“<b>Love is what we were born with. Fear is what we learned here.”</b> <b>~Marianne Williamson</b><p>As babies, we know nothing about the world. In the universe of an …

Here are four things I learned from loving a taker

I'd tried online dating before without much luck, but this girl was somehow different. She had real potential, a vibrancy that seemed to leap off my Tinder screen.<p>You could call her a swipe-right-with-your-fingers-crossed kind of girl.<p>My phone lighted up with a ding a few hours later and sure …

Relationships

Donald Trump blames constitution for chaos of his first 100 days

The president is learning the limits of power<p>On his 100th day in office on Saturday, facing historically low popularity ratings, a succession of intractable foreign crises and multiple investigations of his links with Moscow, Donald Trump reminded the nation that 1 May was Loyalty Day.<p>The day is a …

Are You Being Manipulated?

Source: Darlene Lancer<p>We all want to get our needs met, but manipulators use underhanded methods. Manipulation is a way to covertly influence someone …

8 Tips to Protect Yourself from a Narcissist

Source: Cabeca de Marmore/Shutterstock<p>Do you have a narcissist in your life? Most everyone knows or has been involved with one. They may be in your …

Why the Least Available Men May Seem the Most Attractive

Source: El Nariz/Shutterstock<p>When I was in graduate school, a classmate confided in me that she was attracted to a mutual friend’s husband. She …

The Extraordinary Benefits Of Green Tea And Why You Should Start Drinking It Immediately

Herbal health drinks are nothing new - it seems like there's a new superfood-infused, super healthy drink on the market every other week.There is one …

Health

Four climate change myths, debunked | DW Environment | DW | 21.04.2017

Some people are skeptical that human activity is driving global warming. We take a look at the most common arguments used by climate deniers, and set …