Candace Robertson

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9 Ways To Instantly Improve Your Relationship

Sometimes, improving your relationship is as simple as completing a to-do list.<p><i>This article was repurposed with permission from YourTango.</i><p>With the demands of everyday life, it can be hard to remember some of the simple things that keep our relationships strong. But if you make caring actions a …

Hobbies

The Science Of Decriminalizing Drugs

What happens when states ease up on penalties for possession<p>The legal landscape for marijuana has never looked this relaxed. Alaska, Oregon, and Washington, D.C. voted during the recent election season to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. Other states reduced the punishments for …

Cannabis

New study helps sort out Easter Island mystery

What caused the collapse of Easter Island’s Rapa Nui society? Was it environmental degradation or the arrival of Europeans? New research suggests it …

Anthropology

Is There Really a Connection Between Birth Control and Brain Cancer?

Get the facts behind the latest scary health headline.<p>When it comes to oral contraceptives and cancer, the news is mostly reassuring. Taking the Pill offers solid protection against ovarian and uterine cancer. And though recent research suggests that the Pill can jack up your breast cancer risk, …

8 Totally TMI Sex Confessions Made by Celebs

What happens in stars' bedrooms doesn't always stay there.

10 Things You Never Knew About Erections

These might just come in handy.

How to Have Your Longest Orgasm Ever

OOOOOooooooooooOOOOOOoooooooooo<p>You’ve heard about mindful eating, but what about mindful sex? That’s the idea behind Tantric sex, and even Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle publication <i>Goop</i> is talking about it these days. Tantra, which means "to weave energy" between two lovers in Sanskrit, is meant to …

What Men REALLY Notice the First Time You Have Sex

It’s not what you think.<p>If you've ever spent more time preparing for a hookup than you have for a job interview, you're not alone. Women spend an average of six hours (!) primping and prepping before they have sex with a guy for the first time, according to a new survey by U.K. lingerie retailer …

5 Signs He's Falling In Love With You

Women’s Health's Guy Next Door tips you off to the dead giveaways<p>Men aren't always the best at expressing our emotions. It's not that we <i>can't</i> talk about our feelings—we just don't even stop to think about them very often. Emotion, especially the lovey-dovey stuff, is kind of like elevator music to …

17 Weird, Uncomfortable, Awkward, Kind of Hilarious Things That Can Happen During Sex

Don't even pretend you can't relate.<p>Sometimes sex can be mind-blowingly hot. And other times...it's the complete opposite. You know a few of these have happened to you.<p><b>You Realize You Haven't Shaved</b>...And you seriously debate not having sex because of it. You had big plans to take care of it …

The Best Face Wash for Your Skin Type

What's in your bathroom might not be the perfect match for you.<p><i>This article was written by Samantha Freeman and repurposed with permission from Beauty High.</i><p>We all have unique skin types, so finding that perfect face cleanser can be difficult—and exhausting. While there are hundreds of products on …

Where Does the Love Go?

One of the reasons so many relationships don't last is that we confuse "falling in love" -- the temporary, emotional, hormone-infused high -- with the act and art of loving, the sacred work of relationship. Additionally, our culture of immediate gratification and the "grass is greener" syndrome …

Heartburn 'possible cancer sign' warning

<b>A health campaign is urging people not to ignore heartburn, because it could be a sign of stomach or oesophageal cancer.</b><p>According to Public Health England, people should go to their doctor if they have persistent heartburn or difficulty swallowing food for three weeks or more.<p>But it said most …

9 Things that Happen To Your Body When You Go Off the Pill

In case you’ve been thinking about it<p>You're probably well versed in all the changes that can happen when you go on the Pill (lighter periods, fewer cramps, hopefully no pregnancy scares, etc.). But what about when you go off of it? Whether you're ditching birth control to get pregnant or just …

10 Things Every Guy Has Thought During Sex

You know, besides this is awesome!<p>You might think the inside of a man's brain sounds like the buzz of a broken fluorescent lightbulb. Not true. In my humble view, the brain cells of men work like pistons, constantly firing—just like yours. Some of the internal dialogue they produce is quite …

5 Sure Signs You're About to Get Dumped

A guy gives us the heads-up on relationship red flags.<p>Getting dumped can be like stubbing your toe: It's usually a surprise, it immediately hurts like hell, and you feel incredibly stupid for putting yourself in the position to get hurt. But what if you knew you were about to be dumped—and could …

Relationships

13 Juicy Questions Men Are Dying to Ask Women

Here's what he's secretly wondering when he's on a date with you.<p>If your last bad date or fight with your guy was any indication, men and women don't always understand each other all that well. Okay, yes, understatement of the century, but seriously. You might think you're pretty open and …

31 Ways to Have More Fun With Your Boobs Every Day

Your breasts called, and they gave us this itinerary<p>Let’s take a second to appreciate the wonder that is your chest. Seriously. Big or small or in between, your boobs are sexy, functional, and make you look pretty damn great in a bikini. So instead of just coexisting with your girls, why not get to …

7 Things You Never Knew About Body Odor

<b>Your hair can enhance the odor.</b> It's actually not the actual sweat from apocrine glands that creates that smell. Stench-causing bacteria happens to be attracted to that particular sweat, says Bowe. And once they break down the fats in apocrine sweat, the stay-away-from-me aroma appears. The more …

Make Sex Less Painful

How to turn the ouch back into ahh<p>Sex is supposed to feel good—like, toe-curling, spine-tingling, back-arching good. But recent research shows a whopping 30 percent of women are experiencing pain during the act. Though the hurt could be a symptom of a serious issue such as endometriosis, more often …

Regrets

I was listening to a discussion today that included a question to a terminally-ill cancer patient regarding any regrets that he may have now that he is expected to die within the next few months. The gentleman did mention a few regrets that he had, but this discussion led me to think about my own …

The Conversation You're NOT Having with Your Gyno (and Why You SHOULD)

You might want to call her up instead of consulting your best friend on this one<p>Apart from the awkward chit-chat we make while our feet are in the stirrups, a lot of us don't have a very open dialogue with our gynecologists. In fact, a new study of 341 Swiss gynecologists found that less than 10 …

The Most Bizarre Sex-Related Google Searches Ever

Are any of these in your browser history?<p>Ah, Google—the place you go with all of your questions, reasonable and ridiculous, mundane and embarrassing. We’re guessing that you wouldn’t want anyone to unearth your sex-related searches, but if you’re curious what <i>other</i> people are Googling, new research …

What It Means If Your Partner Masturbates a Lot

And just how often is "a lot"?<p>No two libidos can be synced up 100 percent of the time. But apparently, when horny, some guys don’t wait until you're in the shower…or in a different room.<p>Some will beat their meat while you’re lying right next to them—asleep or not.<p>“Sleeping Beat-y,” who recently …

Sexual Health

13 Mistakes All Women Make at Least Once (and Why That's a Good Thing)

Because sometimes falling on your face actually results in this little thing we like to call personal growth

Bachelorette Party

What to Do About Crotch Sweat

So you never have to swear it's not pee again<p>It’s the world’s most embarrassing sign of a good workout: the crotch sweat-spot.<p>So let's talk about it. First of all, it’s completely natural to sweat where the sun don’t shine. After all, you’ve got sweat glands. And, when you’re working out, it gets …