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It’d be dishonest of me to say PMDD doesn’t, in some small way, rule my life.

PMDD Is A Real & Debilitating Mood Disorder — We Need To Start Treating It That Way

Hormones cause me to amble through an unrelenting fog, a fog that takes over my life for two weeks out of each calendar month. Read...
Nneka Okona    |   05.22.17   |   SHARE
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The use of emergency contraception has reportedly grown among young women over the past decade. Image: condesign/Pixabay.

How Often Can You Take The Emergency Contraceptive Pill?

While the use of emergency contraception has reportedly grown among young women over the past decade, the topic is still surrounded by questions and Read...
The Mamamia Team of Mamamia    |   05.19.16   |   SHARE
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7 Things They Don't Tell You About A Hysterectomy

Without sufficient estrogen in your body, you begin growing a crop of course hair on your chin. If you are as lucky as I am, they are PITCH BLACK! Read...
Katina P. Mamigonian-Ionescu    |   05.29.15   |   SHARE
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Ask Momma Bare: Is PMS To Blame For Emotional Eating?

At certain points in the month I definitely feel worse about my body. I'm much less confident and more prone to eating the wrong things, and not Read...
Joni Edelman    |   05.4.15   |   SHARE
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Don't worry, this won't hurt a bit.       Courtesy of Thinkstock.

5 Things I Want My Kids To Know About Sex

I want my kids to have an understanding of the truth of sex, the ins, the outs, the details no one wants to ask anyone—least of all their mom. Read...
Joni Edelman    |   03.26.15   |   SHARE
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Ugh. He is hot though. Credit: Twitter

Why Do We Like Bad Boys? Meet Sean Kory, The Newest Sexy Felon

Ugh, this is so stup—DID YOU SEE THOSE EYES? Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   11.3.14   |   SHARE
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"I Am Not Broken:" Interview With An Asexual Woman

"I am not lying. I hold nothing against anyone. I am not looking to be fixed." Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   10.28.14   |   SHARE
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