Families
For the first year of my daughter’s life, while the fog of depression had enveloped me, I was positive I was alone. (Image:Thinkstock)

No Mother Is An Island: Surviving Postpartum Depression 

My daughter was just reaching her first birthday before the dense fog of postpartum depression started to lift off of me. I didn’t realize it right Read...
Sandy Jorgenson    |   09/23/2016 - 00:01   |   SHARE
Culture
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Marc Jacobs Doesn't "See Color;" I Call BS

Marc Jacobs claims he doesn't "see" color, but people of color beg to differ. Whether he recognizes it or not, Jacobs is part of the cultural Read...
Aja Barber    |   09/22/2016 - 09:02   |   SHARE
Voices

Take The Cake: Loving My Extended Adolescence (Or Something)

In the wake of America's "crisis of adulthood" and in the middle of a city known for Peter Pan Syndrome, I find myself feeling that I too have gotten Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   09/22/2016 - 00:01   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
People tend to attract partners in their complementary attachment style in almost all of their romantic relationships. (Image: Thinkstock)

Are You And Your Partner Romantically Compatible?

Imagine you just went out with someone that you like, and have been out with a few times, but that you’re still not quite sure where things are Read...
Erin McKelle    |   09/22/2016 - 00:01   |   SHARE
Bodies
yeah, pretty much this position

7 Things You'd Better Know About A DIY Brazilian Wax

If you're brave enough to take the DIY Brazilian plunge, these tips are a must-read. As in, tip #6: It hurts, but not more than having a baby. Good Read...
Joni Edelman    |   09/22/2016 - 00:01   |   SHARE
Families
Bad behavior is not "being" bad (Image Credit: Think Stock)

The ONE Thing We Need To Stop Saying To Our Kids

There is a chasm separating "bad behavior" from "being bad." Our kids have to learn from us that their one-time actions do not permanently define Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   09/22/2016 - 00:01   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
Non-discrimination is key (Image Credit: Thinkstock)

Gay Promiscuity, HIV, and Stigma; What Is Really Happening? 

When cishet people deal with sex and HIV, it remains a private affair. When queer people deal with sex and HIV, it can mean death. And not because we Read...
Charl Landsberg    |   09/21/2016 - 11:01   |   SHARE
Bodies
There was a ghost-limb kind of remembrance of scratching an itch that I no longer had, but did once. (Image:Thinkstock)

How A Simple Shopping Trip With My Mom Lifted My Depression

As a forty-something mom, I rarely shop at Urban Outfitters anymore; I suppose I’ve graduated up to their sister brand, Anthropologie, with its Read...
Nicole Sprinkle    |   09/21/2016 - 00:01   |   SHARE
Minds
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The Important Differences Between Anxiety And Depression 

This article originally appeared on Mamamia and has been Read...
Zoe Rochford of Mamamia    |   09/21/2016 - 00:01   |   SHARE