Ericka Dunbar

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IT HAPPENED TO ME: I Facebook Stalked My Ex and It Changed My Life for the Better

A year ago today, my boyfriend of two-and-a-half years and I broke up.<p>I had known for months that things weren't working. But this person had been my best friend, my source of comfort for two-and-a-half years.<p>When I was diagnosed with a plethora of health problems, he had sat with me entire nights …

How What You Eat Changes Your Face

Why Is This Important?<p>Because everything you put in your body has consequences.<p>Long Story Short<p>In her new book, a skincare specialist makes the bold claim that the things you eat and drink can have a unique, direct and sometimes immediate visual impact on your face. She believes wine, sugar, gluten …

A Puppy Hearing The Guitar For The First Time Is Your Moment Of Zen

Nyx was having trouble adjusting to his new home. He was nervous and timid and stressed out. To ease the poor puppy’s frayed nerves, his owner, Ahon Sarkar, took out his guitar and began playing what sounds like a Dream Theater song. <i>Some guy</i> playing Dream Theater is usually the worst, but it was …

Four Surprising Factors That Influence Creativity

Psychologists are finding connections between creative thinking and alcohol consumption, living abroad, and even your politics.<p>Some people–maybe even most of us–don’t think they’re creative. And while it seems anecdotally true, at least, that certain people are more creatively inclined than others, …

5 Things Sexperts Want All Their Clients To Know

The importance of a give-and-take relationship, spelling out your fantasies and more.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Things That Can Affect Your Sex Life

Relationships

9 Things I Wish I'd Known About Love And Sex In My Early Twenties

<b>One guy looks back at all the lessons he learned the hard way.</b><p><i>By Christopher Post</i>, SELF<p><i>Photo: Karineh Gurjian Angelo</i><p>Today I'm a happily engaged, relatively well-adjusted thirty-something guy. But I wasn't always so lucky, and it was a long (occasionally miserable) path to get to where I am now.<p>For …

Relationships

One at-home exercise that brings maximum benefit

Time is more and more valuable. Rarely do we have time for the gym, to buy workout equipment, to push play on a workout video.<p>That made us think: Would there be one workout that experts would recommend, without at-home equipment and restricted to simply one exercise, for maximum benefit?<p>We asked …

Astrology Love Horoscope for November 2015

<b>Tracy Allen's horoscope columns appear monthly in Glamour. In addition to astrology, she has a graduate education in counseling psychology and worked as a psychotherapist. Follow @astrotherapist on Twitter and email tallennyc@gmail.com to schedule a private session. Check back here for more</b> …

Siblings

No one told me about the loneliness, the emotional roller coaster, and how to stay sane when I could only eat a spoonful of mashed potatoes

I thought bariatric surgery would solve all my problems; 180 pounds later, I realized I was wrong<p>Mollie Hawkins<p>November 2, 2015 12:30am (UTC)<p>Eight years ago, tipping the scale at 314 pounds, I decided to undergo gastric bypass surgery. A skilled bariatric surgical team spent a morning in May of …

Do people understand what rape is?

Warning: This article contains explicit sexual detail<p><b>Do teenagers understand sex and consent? To find out, a group of 16-18-year-olds were shown a specially written drama about an incident to see if they could work out if it was consensual sex or whether a crime had been committed.</b><p>Sex and consent …

Behavioral Sciences

3 Realities About Relationship Problems

Relationship problems are hardly anything that we want to experience in our relationships, but they are an inevitable part of spending time with another person.<p>Here are three realities I've come to realize about relationship problems:<p><b>1. When you choose to date or marry someone, you're not</b> …

P.E. teacher arrested on suspicion of sexual relationships with 2 students

A Northern California high school teacher remained in custody Monday on suspicion of having sexual relationships with two male students and sharing nude photographs with them, authorities said.<p>Lindsay Himmelspach, 33, was arrested Friday on suspicion of having unlawful sexual intercourse with two …

High School

Things Guests Shouldn't Say at a Same-Sex Wedding

Being a good guest is about more than showing up on time bearing a gift and a smile. It's about saying the right things — or not saying the wrong ones. And just like no groom wants to be asked if he's ready for the ol' ball and chain when he's welcoming you in the receiving line, there are a few …

'Love and Hip Hop' star arrested after allegedly punching co-star: police

"Love and Hip Hop: Hollywood" star Miles Brock was arrested Sunday after allegedly punching onetime boyfriend Milan Christopher Gordy, a South Side native, a New York Police Department spokesman said.<p>Brock allegedly punched Gordy, a rapper who has worked with Kanye West, on the left side of his …