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April 30, 2024/Sex & Relationships

What Are Karmic Relationships?

Don’t let the romantic terminology fool you: Karmic relationships are dysfunctional by definition

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February 9, 2024/Mental Health

Self-Love: Why It’s Important and What You Can Do To Love Yourself

Like being your own best friend in times of trouble, self-love is an act of self-preservation

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January 4, 2024/Skin Care & Beauty

How To Get Rid of Your Hickey, Fast

This type of bruise might benefit from warm compresses, but time is really the healing key

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September 21, 2023/Mental Health

What Is Hoovering? 7 Signs and How To Handle It

This manipulative tactic sucks people back into destructive relationships


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September 17, 2023/Mental Health

Deconstructing Stonewalling

This toxic approach to conflict is unintentional or intentional and verbal or nonverbal

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August 24, 2023/Sex & Relationships

How To Identify and Address Breadcrumbing

This toxic behavior uses the principle of intermittent reinforcement to keep you invested

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July 24, 2023/Sex & Relationships

Situationships: What They Are and 5 Signs You’re in One

Communication and honesty are key to all relationships, even in ‘gray zone’ situationships

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June 5, 2023/Sex & Relationships

12 Signs You’re in a Healthy Relationship

Communication is key, but so is kindness

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January 22, 2023/Sex & Relationships

When Sparks Fly: How To Navigate Falling in Love at First Sight

Intense longing and extreme physical attraction can happen within seconds of seeing someone

Someone being passive aggressive to a group of people.
December 4, 2022/Mental Health

How To Tell if You (or Someone Else) Are Being Passive-Aggressive

Catching and responding to passive-aggressive behavior can be difficult

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