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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.
Why Do People Self Harm?

Why Do People Self Harm?

Self harm is a concept that both impacts people and is hard for some to understand. Some can’t imagine going out of their way to hurt themselves on purpose, however, the origin and reason behind self harming behaviors is typically more complex than simply wanting to...

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How Do You Know if You’re Falling Out of Love?

How Do You Know if You’re Falling Out of Love?

Those who have had the opportunity to fall in love with someone likely know how incredible of an experience it can be. For many, the beginning of a relationship is a blissful honeymoon stage that tends to settle after a few months to a year or so. Transitioning from a...

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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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