Christin Ulischberger

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IT HAPPENED TO ME: I’m In A LTR With Someone Who Isn't My “True Love” – And We’re Both Fine With That

Laura Barcella’s article on the study published in <i>The Telegraph</i> really resonated with me, and while I definitely get where she’s coming from and applaud the desire not to settle, I thought I’d offer up my own perspectives on this, since I am indeed a member of the one in seven people in a …

We should be talking about class in America as much as race issues

Much has been said about the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr's dream speech, and it has been said very eloquently. But as I re-read King's addresses, I can't help but think that if he were alive today, he would be preaching and organizing first and foremost about income inequality.<p>To be …

Poor people aren't stupid; bad decisions are from being overwhelmed, study finds

<i>By Maggie Fox, Senior Health Writer, NBC News</i><br>Being poor affects your ability to think, a new study shows. Those coping with severe financial stress don't have the mental bandwidth to deal with all of life’s troubles, a team of researchers reported Thursday.<p>They’ve done a series of tests that show …

Right Brain, Left Brain? Scientists Debunk Popular Theory

Maybe you're "right-brained": creative, artistic, an open-minded thinker who perceives things in subjective terms. Or perhaps you're more of a "left-brained" person, where you're analytical, good at tasks that require attention to detail, and more logically minded.<p>It turns out, though, that this …

5 Ways to Appreciate the Body You Have

You know what sucks about diet culture? It propagates this idea that people who aren’t thin aren’t actually living. And then that idea promotes the necessary disconnection with your body required to spend hundreds of dollars on fad diets and workout DVDs.<p>Diet culture is always all like, “Oh, once I …

OK, Can We Stop With the "How Often Men Think About Sex" Studies Already?

Do you guys remember that MTV show "Big Urban Myth"? It was basically a half-assed proto-version of "Mythbusters," minus most of the science and plus all that magical trashiness that characterized MTV in the early 2000s (see also: "Cribs," "The Osbournes," and that one show where your parents …

Is Sex Addiction Real?

Remember when Emily wrote, “For the last time: sex addiction is real.” Yeah, well, she lied. Not about sex addiction being real, but about it being the last time anyone would have to defend its realness.<p>A new study published last month in the journal of Socioaffective Neuroscience and Psychology …

Psychology's answer to trolling and online abuse

Do we each harbour a dark passenger? A malevolent psychopath? A fragile narcissist? Contrary to popular belief, decades of psychological research shows that anyone is capable of aggression, cruelty and violence. The "self" is a murky mixture of light and shade.<p>Lately the dark side seems to be …

Are Smarter Women Less Likely to Want Kids? Yep, Says One New Study

According toThe Daily Mail,that esteemed British hotbed of nuanced analysis and insightful commentary, a new study is making waves for its conclusions that "smarter women are less likely to want babies."<p>The study, conducted by Satoshi Kanazawa, a researcher at the London School of Economics, "found …

Natural Inspiration: Koi Pond Design Ideas For A Rich And Tranquil Home Landscape!

Koi ponds are probably the most distinct and integral features of Asian-inspired landscapes. The same can be said for those trying to create a …

Harsh In Hard Times? A Gene May Influence Mom's Behavior

A gene that affects the brain's dopamine system appears to have influenced mothers' behavior during a recent economic downturn, researchers say.<p>At the beginning of the recession that began in 2007, mothers with the "sensitive" version of a gene called DRD2 became more likely to strike or scream at …

Resolve the Gender Gap In One Easy Step: Teach Girls to Act Like Boys!

Did you know that the reason women aren't as successful in the workplace is because we aren't teaching girls to be “disruptive” in school? Because that's apparently what Kevin Stannard seems to think, judging from a recent opinion editorial for the Times Educational Supplement.<p>So here's the skinny: …

UNPOPULAR OPINION: Please Shut Up About Your Body Issues

The likelihood that everyone reading this has seen Mean Girls is very high because most of you are awesome and that movie is awesome. Just in case you haven’t though, let me describe a very important scene for you. The titular characters (the mean girls) are hanging out and looking at themselves in …

Monogamous "Everywhere Except Online" -- Huh? (And None For Me, Thanks)

Here's your place to come talk about sex and love whenever you feel like it.<p>Author:<p>December 30, 2016<p>I love my boyfriend, but he may not realize how deeply different the world sees us and frankly how easy he has it in this country compared to people like me.<p>Author:<p>December 30, 2016<p>I truly believe …

So monogamy works for some animals. Doesn't mean it's 'natural' for us

There has been a good deal of press coverage surrounding a research study that addressed the question of how human monogamy came about, from an evolutionary perspective. This suggested that males in monogamous mammal species remain with female partners to protect their families from other males, …

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

Issues | xoJane: Women's Lifestyle & Community Site

Discuss and debate the issues that mean the most to you.<p>Author:<p>December 30, 2016<p>Perhaps the only person disrespecting me was myself.<p>Author:<p>December 26, 2016<p>I’m Episcopalian, and over the course of my adult life, I’ve never heard abortion mentioned where anyone could hear.<p>Author:<p>December 22, 2016<p>I …