Meghan Schneider

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3 Steps That Could Save Your Relationship from a Breakup

A best friend is someone you enjoy spending time with, and with whom you share your innermost thoughts, dreams and desires. It’s even better when BFF is your boo. But even the best of love connections can turn sour when tempers flare and tiffs turn into tirades. If you’re feeling like you’re slowly …

20 Relationship Quotes to Ponder

There are certain quotes that hold more significance to us than one reason or another. They strike a deep and meaningful chord and touch us. While many of us my find quotes cute or cliché, there are many that have stood up the test of time, or struck a note with us. The ones that last, the ones …

There's a mental disorder that 1 in 7 pregnant women may have, and now a panel of experts wants everyone to get tested for it

The recommendations, published by the US Preventative Services Task Force on Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association, are based on new research indicating that mental illness during pregnancy may be more common than has previously been suggested.<p>A type of depression that affects …

3 Twentysomething Women Talk About How They Knew It Was Emotional Abuse

"I cried, thinking something was really wrong with me. I thought I really must be crazy."<p>Gaslighting is a special, awful kind of emotional abuse that leaves you feeling like you're dumb, or crazy, or making things up — all because a partner is manipulating you, and making you doubt your own …

Making Relationships Work

Many couples go into a marriage thinking that love will see them through anything the future may hold. While this idea is romantically appealing and …

8 Small Ways to Show Your Spouse Some Love

Gretchen Rubin says, “What you do every day matters more than what you do once in a while.” This is true for relationships. Love is in the small …

What Is 'Shatter' Weed and Is It the Future of Marijuana?

<i>This article originally appeared on Inverse.</i><p><b>By Yasmin Tayag</b><p>Pot smokers looking for a heavier-hitting high are turning to "Shatter," a weed concentrate that packs up to 80 percent cannabinoid content. Drug officials aren't sure how to deal with the drug, a smooth, glassy substance that's …

Toxic relationship habits most people think are normal

There’s no class in high school on how to not be a shitty boyfriend or girlfriend. Sure, they teach us the biology of sex, the legality of marriage, and maybe we read a few obscure love stories from the 19th century on how not to be.<p>But when it comes down to actually handling the nitty-gritty of …

Relationships

12 Ways To Get Help When You Feel Completely Alone

You will never be weak for seeking out help.

The 3 Most Powerful Questions to Bring Back Trust, Intimacy and Love to a Dead Marriage

<i>MEDICAL DISCLAIMER: DO NOT ATTEMPT THIS IF YOU HAVE HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE, HEART DISEASE OR ARE PRONE TO STROKES</i><p>More often than not, the truth can set you free, but sometimes it can kill you if you can't take it. And this might be one of those times.<p>What you're about to read and try is likely to blow …

15 habits that can make you happier

But advice on exactly how to boost your happiness is often not backed by science, even though there's a whole field devoted to studying it.<p>While everyone has different things that make them happy — a taco stuffed with cilantro is joyful for some and miserable for others — research on well-being has …

5 Lies Ruining Your Mental Health

One in five Americans experience a mental health problem in any given year. Yet many people suffer with their symptoms in silence. The stigma that continues to surround mental health problems prevents individuals from getting the help they need.<p>It's a common problem I've seen in my therapy office. …

3 Men Talk About Why They're Obsessed With Their Small Penises

Small penis humiliation is a real fetish enjoyed by men (many of them straight!)<p>One of the Internet's lesser-known fetishes is "small penis humiliation," also known as SPH. Small penis humiliation is a sexual practice and fantasy for men who enjoy being shamed for the length and girth of their …

10 Signs You're Dating the Wrong Person

<i>Co-authored by Elena Nicolaou, writing intern at Avelist</i><p>1) <b>You're constantly fighting.</b> Each relationship is different, and some people are more prone to outbursts than others, but there's a big difference between communicating disagreements and working through them with fighting. Make sure what …

Dealbreakers Study: Men Want Woman With High Sex Drive, Women Want Good Sex

A new study published in the journal <i>Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin</i> looked at dating dealbreakers—those irritating or offensive or otherwise unacceptable things that kill our desire for a relationship with someone—and how they vary between men and women.<p>Researchers combined data from six …

How a spreadsheet helped me tackle my depression

Normally I’m a positive, productive member of society. But I do have episodes of depression that make even getting out of bed difficult.<p>There’s a stigma associated with even saying that much, but I’m open to writing about it. Maybe some of the tools that I’ve found to help me manage my depression …

Productivity

The Reality of Life With an Anxiety Disorder

By Kelsey Wallour<p>Everyone experiences anxiety to some degree--that surge of adrenaline released after the mind has detected something to panic about. Your hands shake, breathing increases, your stomach turns, eyes dilate and you start to sweat. But then it passes. Logic prevails, you take a deep …

10 Thoughts Anxious People Have Throughout The Day

"Are they laughing at me?"<p>One of the <i>splendid blessings</i> (read: annoying symptoms) of anxiety is having to deal with rapid-fire thoughts that turn into constant worry. Sometimes these thoughts are warranted (“Did I leave the oven on?”), but often they’re totally unfounded (“Does my boss hate me?”) ― …

6 Mental Habits That Will Wear You Down

Do you struggle with self-doubt and self-defeating habits?<p>Do you want to feel more confident about yourself and what you have to offer?<p>Do you focus …

Psychology

Cinderfella: Needy Boyfriend Who Wants Instant Intimacy, Relationship

It's nothing new to be wary of dating a commitment-phobe, but now there's a red flag at the opposite end of the personality spectrum: The Insta-Boyfriend, or as Michelle Martin at the Huffington Post calls it, a "Cinderfella."<p>This is a man who feels like a victim inside and looks for love to …

Relationships

For The Love of Sex (and Relationships)

I'm emotional. I'm sexual. I'm evolved.<p>I'm educated, well-spoken, traveled, career-oriented and sometimes my shirt comes off.<p>It's become so daunting in today's society to be someone who expresses himself in multiple ways. It seems that we are either meant to strictly be a wholesome boy next door, …

The Little-Known Secret Weapon for Ending a Toxic Relationship

"I feel so used!" I cried to his retreating back. The man I'd been dating five years and living with for two years was walking out our front door carrying our coffee table.<p>He'd already taken most of our artwork, every stick of furniture that was his before we moved in, but I had to put my foot down …

Forget About Setting Goals. Focus on This Instead.

We all have things that we want to achieve in our lives — getting into the better shape, building a successful business, raising a wonderful family, …

Positive Thinking

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ISPs

5 Things Most People Don't Understand About Your Anxiety

<i>Originally published on Unwritten by Teresa Tellekamp.</i><p>For anyone living with anxiety or an anxiety disorder, the phrase "it will get better eventually" often becomes an internal mantra to push on through the day without any outside support or treatment. The dialogue surrounding mental illness is …

5 Ways to Tell if You're Ready for a New Relationship

After my divorce was final, I thought I was ready to date again. I was looking forward to starting the next phase of my life--the "happily ever after" phase. I was looking forward to falling in love again.<p>My first few post-divorce dates were awful. I didn't know what to say, and I didn't know how …

3 Dating Deal-Breakers: How to Know if He or She Is Not the One

It's always an exciting feeling to get that knot of anticipation in your tummy before a first date. Part of that is because there's always the chance that this will be the one -- the person you've been waiting for to share your life, to be your true partner. Part of it is that most people seem to …