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 How To Get The Most Out Of Pisces Season (Even If You Aren't A Pisces)

It's Pisces Season! Pisces is the last of the water signs, and the final in the wheel of the Zodiac. Pisces or not, each sign has a presence in all Read...
Jenni Berrett   |   02.22.18   |   SHARE
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Astrology helps me make sense of the parts of life that science has no answers for.

How This Stuck-Up Skeptic Fell In Love With Astrology

Astrology helps me make sense of the parts of life that science has no answers for. Things like: How do I figure out what I want? It gives me clarity. Read...
Jenni Berrett   |   01.2.18   |   SHARE
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If it's okay for other people not to be okay, I have to give myself the same permission.

What Happened When I Stopped Saying "I'm OK" And Started Being Honest

If it's okay for other people not to be okay, I have to give myself the same permission. Read...
Claire Gillespie    |   04.17.17   |   SHARE
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Why should kids get suspended in preschool?

Racial Inequality Starts Early – In Preschool

For the first time in March 2014, the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights (OCR) collected data regarding how early learners are Read...
Esther Canty-Barnes of The Conversation    |   07.28.16   |   SHARE
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The young women interviewed described using fake orgasms as a tool to “escape” a situation in which they otherwise had no control. Image: Thinkstock.

Women Are Faking Orgasms In An Attempt To End 'Coercive' Sex

The tale of women faking the big O has been around forever, and is often bandied about as a joke. But when it becomes an act of self protection, it Read...
Maggie Kelly of Mamamia    |   07.20.16   |   SHARE
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Down Kitty! The Evolution Of Female Competition

The female flexing of physical dominance—usually manifested through fashion—is just one facet of intra-sexual competition. Read...
Katie Tandy   |   04.13.15   |   SHARE
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Help! After Three Years Of Marriage, Our Sex Is Stale

Dear HeadSpaces, is there any way to get our spark back after this long? — Sexless in Seattle Read...
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It's Time To Change How We Look At The Teen Brain

It's worth questioning some of our assumptions about adolescent inferiority. Read...
Noah Berlatsky    |   03.29.15   |   SHARE
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