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10 People Reveal How to Best Help a Girlfriend Who Has Depression

"The biggest mistakes my friends made when trying to help me was thinking they could solve it."<p>Though it isn't the same as personally battling depression, dating someone who suffers from depression is challenging in its own ways. It's hard to see someone you love feeling so blue, and it's …

Relationships

7 Differences Between A Healthy Relationship And A Toxic One

Your partner should complement your life, not complete it.<p>You feel like a better version of yourself when you’re in a healthy, mature relationship. That doesn’t mean your partner <i>completes</i> you, but they do complement your life in just the right way.<p>What are some other signs that you’re in the right …

Why Do Some People Keep Returning To a Relationship That's Bad For Them?

You keep going back and everyone's sick of you carrying on about it.<p>Ever known someone—maybe yourself—who keeps returning to a relationship time and …

Relationships

9 signs you're dealing with an emotional manipulator

A few years ago, Facebook, in conjunction with researchers from Cornell and the University of California, conducted an experiment in which they intentionally played with the emotions of 689,000 users by manipulating their feeds so that some users only saw negative stories while others only saw …

Self-help

Putting sleep myths to bed: experts answer the questions that keep you awake at night

Does cheese give you nightmares, is insomnia bad for your health, and can you sleep too much? We put these and other questions to doctors and scientists who specialise in treating insomnia<p>How to cope with night terrors How to chose the perfect mattress 12 steps to a good night’s sleep<p>Meet our …

Zzzzzzzzz … 12 simple steps to a good night’s sleep

Insomnia affects up to one in three of us. So what can you do about it? From the ‘magic yawn’ to the 90-minute rule, psychologist Richard Wiseman offers 12 rules for the perfect rest<p>How to cope with night terrors How to choose the perfect mattress<p>A few years ago, I carried out a large-scale survey …

10 Easy Ways to Stop Eating So Much Sugar

“Eat less sugar” may be a short and sweet suggestion, but the USDA’s most recent dietary guidelines have gotten some pretty long-winded responses …

Nutrition

#TeamZeroFucks: 9 Women Explain Why They Don’t Care About Men’s Opinions

<b>1.</b> “I went to an all-girls school for seven years, and it just never crossed my mind to consider men’s opinions to be more important than my own. The …

9 Struggles You Experience When You Love To Be Fit, But Dread Working Out

1. You buy cute workout clothes.<p>You stumble across a hot pink sports bra with matching shorts that you just can’t resist, and you’re desperately …

Can’t Sleep? 14 People Reveal How They Mastered The Art Of Sleeping Like A Baby

1. Get Away From The Computer<p>“I used to stay up watching YouTube videos for an hour, two hours, whatever before bed and before I knew it I’d stayed …

Don’t Believe Anyone Who Tells You Your Past Doesn’t Matter

People love clichés. (Is that a cliché?) People especially love clichés that are centered on not focusing on the past, <i>their</i> <i>past</i>. “Yesterday is a …

16 Signs Your Partner Will Make An Incredible Parent Someday

<b>1. They validate your emotions.</b> They do not correct how you “should” feel about something, even if it is in fact the product of a misunderstanding. …

15 Women On The Most Romantic Thing A Man Has Ever Said To Them

1. ‘I HATE THAT I WASN’T THE FIRST GUY TO KISS YOU’<p>“My boyfriend told me that the thing that he hates most in life is that he wasn’t the first guy to …

15 Truths Sarah Dessen Taught Us About Life, Love, And Letting Go

1.<p>“If you didn’t love him, this never would have happened. But you did. And accepting that love and everything that followed it is part of letting it …

The Aftermath Of Love

I want to talk about the aftermath of love,<br>not the honeymoon or the hitherto;<br>but the upshot and the convalescence,<br>the slow, hard hauling–the heavy …

12 Women Share What They’d Never Tell The Person They Just Started Dating

<b>1</b>. “I’m not going to tell him why my ex broke up with me (because I was paranoid he was cheating on me). That will just make him think I’ll do the …

12 Random Facts About The Human Body That Will Definitely Weird You Out

The human body is a wondrous and gross thing and the grossness changes over time even as the wonder dims and sags but here are so super weird and …

If Only You Had Let Me, This Is How Much I Could Have Loved You

To you, love was about multitudes.<br>To me, love was inordinate.<p><i>I love you,</i> I would say. <i><br>How much?</i> You would ask.<p>I couldn’t find the words to answer you …

11 Documented Cases Of People Actually Dying Of A Broken Heart

While “died of a broken heart” is a phrase that you hear every now and then it’s almost always used metaphorically. However, don’t be fooled. It …

15 Signs The Only Thing In The Way Of Your Happiness Is You

<b>1.</b> The only problem with your life is the way you think about it. Objectively, you have everything you could ever want or need, yet your unhappiness …

When You Are Emotionally Unavailable, But Don’t Want to Be

You are as single as they get. You’re not seeing anyone or dating anyone seriously. You’re occasionally dating here and there, but nothing too …

Selfless love turns off brain's need for reward - Futurity

Brain scans of people who meditate show neurological boundaries between two types of love: romantic and selfless.

The Brain

Your Online Avatar May Reveal More About You Than You'd Think

My Nintendo Wii character, my Mii, looks a lot like me. She has the same haircut, the same skin tone and even the same eyebrow shape. And while my Mii plays tennis slightly better than I do, I designed her to be a real, virtual me (albeit with balls for hands).<p>But it turns out I might not have …

Great Blue Hole off Belize yields new clues to fall of Mayan civilisation

Research supports theory that drought and climate conditions reduced Mayans from a regional power to survivors abandoning cities to virtual extinction<p>What are sinkholes and what causes them?<p>A massive underwater sinkhole surrounded by reefs, caves and sharks has provided archaeologists with clues in …

Archaeology

The mind-bending cuts in every movie you watch

The best recent long reads in science and technology, including dolphin conversation, death in space and the discombobulating effects of cinema.<p><b>Vision</b> | What it’s like to go blind<p>A blind person explains. “To many sighted people, the prospect of going blind is terrifying. They think about what they …

Elon Musk

Youthful binge drinking changes the brain - for the worse - into adulthood

The adult brain that was awash in alcohol during its formative years looks different and acts differently than an adult brain that skipped the youthful binge drinking, says a new study conducted on rats.<p>All grown up, the brain exposed to periodic alcoholic benders during adolescence and young …

The Brain

15 awkward social problems only introverts will understand

1. When someone flirts with you, and you just freeze.<p>Reactiongifs.com<p>You really want to engage in some flirtatious banter, but your mind locks up and …

18 Struggles Of Having An Outgoing Personality But Actually Being Shy And Introverted

This… this is my soul song, people. This is my Vietnam.<p>1. You’re not <i>anti</i>-social, you’re selectively social.<p>2. At any given point, you have one (maybe …