Some people might hating growing old. I've seen the signs that I'm getting older, and I just don't effing care.
Contrary to what movies and romantic dramas may lead me to believe it is not the husband’s job to make his wife happy. Once upon a time, I believed in the saying "happy wife equals happy life," but I'm not so sure I do anymore. Being a wife and mother gives me so much joy but I cannot place the weight of that joy upon the shoulders of my husband, especially because it's a weight I know he'd try to carry because he loves me so much.
Tor Constantino shares 3 things he continues to do wrong - as well as 3 he does right - that have helped his marriage last two decades.
A new study conducted by the National Academy of Sciences found that people make life changing decisions at ages that end in nine (29, 39, etc.). The reason for this, according to UCLA psychologist, Hal Hershfield is that the aging gap in between 39 and 40 is a transition that "forces" us to evaluate our life and where it's headed.
We chatted with Dr. Elizabeth Yepez, an OB-GYN from Chicago, Illinois, about some of the biggest misconceptions surrounding fertility and pregnancy. Here are eight surprising facts about reproductive health that every woman should know:
When people talk about Thanksgiving they usually imagine a big dinner with family. It involves fielding uncomfortable questions from relatives you only see once a year. There are arguments, laughs and many bellies full from indulging in those family recipes. It's a good time, but it's definitely not the only way to celebrate the fall holiday! You don't have to only spend Thanksgiving with people related to you. It's also the perfect time to get together with friends! Friendsgiving is a great alternative and requires less traveling if you live far from home.
Most nights I lie in bed, ready for an escape from myself, yet a constantly streaming video loop of everything I ate, how I exercised, and the activities of my day won't stop playing in my mind. I pause. I breathe. I try to relax once again.
There are many side effects to birth control but recent study has discovered a new one. The study found that women on the pill are more likely to lose their desire for their significant other, if they come off the pill mid relationship. However, if their partner was found to be extremely attractive on a general level, then they're likely to remain attracted to their significant other.
One. The percent of adults in the United States diagnosed with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, one of the most misunderstood and misrepresented mental health challenges out there. And while I found it hard to articulate my depression, I find it even harder to talk about this. Why? Because OCD is so misunderstood. Just like depression isn't "being sad," OCD isn't a synonym for anal-retentive or quirky.
Ever feel as though you always find yourself in situations with the slightly shady? Take off the rose-colored glasses and pay attention to these bright red flags. Your sanity (and friends who care about you) will thank you.