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Kayla Tricaso

Kayla Tricaso is the Office Manager and Patient Intake Specialist at Modern Intimacy. Passionate about mental health and social justice, Kayla spends her free time listening to true crime podcasts, reading and working on her personal memoir.
How to Make Friends as an Adult

How to Make Friends as an Adult

When you were a child, it’s likely you naturally engaged in social situations whether it was at school, playing sports, going to summer camp, or playing with other kids in the neighborhood. You might remember walking right up to other kids and immediately bonding...

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Asexuality: Exploring the Asexual Spectrum

Asexuality: Exploring the Asexual Spectrum

Sexuality exists on a wide spectrum. Every single person’s relationship to sex and sexuality is unique and can be fluid throughout the span of one’s life. Asexuality is a sexual orientation that is often misunderstood and judged. Exploring the identities of the...

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Is There a Link Between Pornography and Depression?

Is There a Link Between Pornography and Depression?

There are many opinions when it comes to porn consumption and the potential negative effects of pornography. Like many conversations around sexual behavior, there is often a lot of nuances to consider because people are not a monolith, and everyone’s mental and sexual...

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“Why do you have to make everything about yourself? I have feelings too!”   “If you loved me, you’d spend time with me instead of your friends/significant other.”   “You’re really leaving the house looking like that? I wouldn’t let people see me that way."...

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The Psychology of the “Pick Me Girl”

The Psychology of the “Pick Me Girl”

A "pick me" girl is chill. She claims she gets along with men way better than women. She mocks other women for liking anything that is mainstream or traditionally feminine. She'll dismiss women’s issues, feminism, and claim women have nothing to gripe about.  ...

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What Does it Mean to be Neurodivergent?

What Does it Mean to be Neurodivergent?

In recent years, there has been a much-needed spotlight on neurodiversity – or the acknowledgement that there are natural variations in the human brain. Neurological diversity is not a model of disability, instead the concept of neurodiversity explains a natural...

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Sexual Repression, Shame, and the Link to Suicide

Sexual Repression, Shame, and the Link to Suicide

TW: This article contains themes of suicide. If you are not in a safe headspace for this kind of topic, please exit the page and take care of your mental health. If you need immediate support, please go to the nearest emergency room, or call the Suicide Prevention...

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