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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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How to Get Over a Breakup and Move On

How to Get Over a Breakup and Move On

There’s no one size fits all approach to getting over a breakup. This can feel especially true if there wasn’t anything necessarily wrong with the relationship.It can be really tricky to know how to accept a breakup and begin moving on from it. Not all relationships...

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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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The Power of Vulnerability in Relationships

The Power of Vulnerability in Relationships

In a culture where we are praised for being a perfectionist and an overachiever, it might feel counterintuitive to be open and honest about our struggles and display he power of vulnerability, especially when we are unsure of how it will be received. We are socialized...

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How to Recognize Teen Dating Violence

How to Recognize Teen Dating Violence

Relationship violence amongst adolescents and young adults is a form of intimate partner violence that is often misunderstood and overlooked. There is this idea that young people are just emotionally immature and lack experience in developing healthy long term...

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Can Sensate Focus Help Your Sex Life?

Can Sensate Focus Help Your Sex Life?

In a study of 1,000 US relationships, 34% of relationships reported being dissatisfied with their sex lives. Sex isn't a one size fits all scenario; it often involves deepening a mutual connection and understanding each other in an intimate way. If you would like to...

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3 Important Tips for Safe Sex Practices

3 Important Tips for Safe Sex Practices

Sex can be mind-blowingly wonderful. It can also lead to disappointment, confusion and a host of other unwanted consequences. Start creating emotional and physical safety practices around sex now, so you can have great sex for the rest of your life. Read on for three...

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