Krystal Baker

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The 7 BEST Times to Have Sex

And no, it's not on hump day<p>If you're anything like us, you don't need any extra excuses to get it on, but it turns out that certain moments can be even better than others for having sex. Total game-changer, right? Check out the best times ever to get busy:<p><b>Before a Big Presentation</b>Research shows …

10 Signs He's Serious About Your Relationship

How to tell if he plans on sticking around.<p><b>1. He makes a point to check in with you before making plans.</b> The two of you might not yet be at the point where you naturally spend every weekend together, but he checks in with you before making plans to go on trips or away for a day to visit his family. …

7 Signs You're Great at Relationships

Getty Images<p>Maybe you don't get it right every moment, but if you're doing this stuff most days it probably means you're a pretty awesome significant other. Keep up the good work.<p><b>1. You admit when you're wrong.</b> Everyone explodes from time to time, and that's totally okay and normal. Who better to …

15 "Frozen" Facts From Disney's Glorious Making-Of Documentary

Elsa was initially an evil queen with a blue face and spiky hair.<p>Last night, ABC aired <i>The Story of Frozen: Making a Disney Animated Classic —</i> and it featured so many fun, behind-the-scenes nuggets. Here are the 15 best:<p><b>1.</b> <b>Six hundred people worked for two and a half years to animate the characters.</b> …

16 Things That Absolutely Terrify You as an Adult

What is it about basements?!<p>Reddit user flamevulture17 recently took to the site to see just what scared other users, even though they should be adults by now and not giant babies. Their answers are probably incredibly comforting to anyone who still has a panic attack any time their hot water …

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Z51 Manual

The last part of our 40,000 miles with the Corvette was great. The first part? Not so much.<p>From the December 2015 issue<p>Let’s get this out of the way up front: The litany of breakdowns suffered by our long-term 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Z51 (C7) was simply appalling. Yes, we know a car is a …

People with widespread pain more likely to develop insomnia

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Older adults with pain for more than a day are more likely to report trouble sleeping years later, according to a new study.<p>The risk of long-term sleep problems was even higher for people reporting widespread pain in the survey.<p>It might not be just the pain that’s …

No Relationship Is a Waste of Time

Relationships are by far our greatest teachers. When we are in love with someone, we always have the hope this person could be the one that we spend our lives with. Each relationship starts off with that hope and intention, which is why when it ends, it is extremely painful. The greatest thing …

Relationships

I Never Signed Up for a Husband

When my boyfriend and I first moved into our apartment in Hawai'i, I was in completely over my head. I was coming off a seven year relationship with New York City where I was used to cooking for one, drinking for two, and everything I ever wanted was always <i>juuust</i> out of my reach.<p>Moving in with …

Relationships

15 Ways Being the Youngest Sibling Made You Cool

Big Willie Style? Uh no, Outkast for me, thanks.<p><b>1. In fifth grade, you knew what "bases" really were.</b> Well, OK, you had no idea what going to first, second, or third base actually meant, but you knew it sounded cool. Dropping the term "hook up" in elementary school made you the most mature even if …

4 Exercises to Lift Your Boobs

Get ready to bust a move—and boost your bust.<p>Nothing short of surgery or gaining body fat can actually increase the size of your breasts. As for making them <i>look</i> bigger, well, that's why the chunk of change we spend on bras each year is larger than the GDP of Iceland.<p>Push-ups and padding aren't your …

9 Things You Didn't Know About Sperm

How savvy are you when it comes to the little swimmers?<p>We've all heard the rumors about sperm—pineapple, hot tubs, ladies who are allergic. But what's the truth? We consulted the experts for the facts:<p><b>It's Fast and Furious, Right from the Start</b>Get this: The first moment of ejaculation contains the …

6 Ways To Find Love Again After You've Been Cheated On

<i>Written by Adriana Velez on CafeMom’s blog, The Stir.</i><p>Once you've been cheated on, it's hard to learn to trust someone again. If you're brave enough to give love another chance after a breakup or divorce because of infidelity, how do you put your heart in someone else's hands? How much should your …

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 …

8 Things Only People With Anxiety Understand

For the 40 million American adults who suffer from anxiety and panic disorders, everyday life can be a little more challenging than most people realize. There’s the dreadful fear of particular events, the looming thought of a panic attack and persistent physical symptoms -- and it can be all the …

How To End An Anxiety Attack

<i>By Madeline Vann, MPH Reviewed by Farrokh Sohrabi, M.D.</i><p>When you're having a panic attack or anxiety attack, the symptoms -- chest pain, flushing skin, a racing heart and difficulty breathing -- can make you feel like you're going to faint, lose your mind or die. But the reality is, you won't. The …

Top 8 Tips for Managing Anxiety

For so many years, I learned to accept the knot in my stomach that came with anxiety.<p>Of course, I never thought that I had a problem. I just accepted that "short of breath" feeling that came with my mile-long to-do list and bombarding my mind with the constant "what if" questions.<p>Thoughts raced …

Consciousness

15 Easy Ways To Beat Anxiety Once & For All

Illustrated by Tania Lili.<p>I’m halfway out the door in the morning with a heavy bag in one hand and a mug of coffee in the other. Then I wonder: Where …

Losing and Finding My Mind: My Journey Through (and Most Days Past) Panic Disorder

I will never forget the day my battle with panic came to a head. I set up an appointment with a lovely, seemingly well-informed psychologist to attempt to get help with a maddening array of mysterious symptoms I was experiencing. I fearfully described the strange and terrifying sensations that took …

The Secret Reason You And Your Partner Fight

How can your relationship be so good at times and so frustrating at others? It has to do with something unconscious, and it's perfectly normal...<p>See if this sounds familiar:<p>You and your new partner are coasting along in your relationship, blissful that you've finally found "The One."<p>You really get …

20 Signs He's in Love With You

Bringing you your exact coffee order in bed is basically equal to a marriage license.<p><b>1. He looks up the movie you've been waiting to see and surprises you with a date night.</b> He might not want to see it, but he knows all the show times in a five mile radius.<p><b>2. He brings you flowers for no reason.</b> …

8 Things He's Thinking But Won't Say Out Loud

Our guy expert Lodro Rinzler tells us what's really going in a man's mind.<p><b>1. "Your family really scares me."</b> Either the constant contact, or the gruff father, or the crazy sister... there's some aspect here that he will never name (you don't mess with a girl's family) but it scares the sh*t out of …

15 Beyoncé Lyrics Every Grown Woman Needs in Her Life

E-Cigs Are Smokers' Favorite Quitting Tool

Electronic cigarettes are a more popular tool for smokers trying to quit than nicotine gums and patches, according to a new study of consumer …

Do You Have a Healthy Sex Life?

There's never too much.<p>My friend Barry met his wife when they were both nineteen years old. He lost his virginity to her Junior year and they continued to date for many years, got married, and are still going strong ten years into their relationship. You know what helps? They have a lot of sex. Why …

The Surprising Source of Our Sexual Morals

People often ask what kind of human sexual relationship is most evolutionarily "natural." Is human nature adapted for promiscuity or long-term …

Psychology

11 Warning Signs You May Have a Problem With Alcohol

After browsing through the archives of my personal blog during the peak of my use (sophomore year of college), I realized something: I made so many damn excuses.<p>Nothing was my fault. But more importantly, nothing was my good friend Alcohol's fault.<p>I can see that so clearly now when reading through …

Alcohol

6 Fascinating Facts About “Normal Men”

A new survey reveals what guys think about strip clubs, saying “I love you,” getting manicures, and more<p>Of course, there is no one definition for what constitutes a "normal" guy. But that didn't stop <i>Esquire</i> from polling 1,032 men across the country on their behaviors, beliefs, and attitudes on …

Polling

12 Startling Secrets People Are Keeping From Their Partners

We all tell little white lies to save face with the ones we love. But it becomes problematic when those lies -- or lies by omission -- are about something more serious.<p>And more couples are keeping major secrets from each other than you'd expect; a recent survey showed that one in five people are …

9 Things You Never Knew About Your Sexual Health

In light of a new guide launched by the National Coalition for Sexual Health last week, I called up Dr. E.W. Emanuel, OB/GYN, to find out what all women NEED to know about their sexual health.<p><b>1. Most sexual health care services, including contraceptives, are now free thanks to the Affordable Care</b> …