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Study Says Living Alone Can Cause Depression [EXPERT]
Living alone can promote independence ... and loneliness.

Study Says Living Alone Can Cause Depression

Wise parents understand the importance of giving their children both roots and wings. Children must learn to stand on their own two feet, to trust their own judgment, to pick up the pieces when they make mistakes and to chart the life course that makes sense to them. However, experience in my own life and my practice along with recent research says that living alone can actually cause depression.

2 Tips For Fighting Fair In Intimate Relationships [EXPERT]
Keeping your cool can go a long way.

2 Tips For Fighting Fair In Intimate Relationships

When your significant other does or says something that upsets you — depending on the size of the affront and the depth of your reaction — you might shut down and stop listening, especially if your partner's tone conveys judgment or derision. You may withdraw for a period of time or retaliate with criticism of your own. Either behavior results in a negative circle of energy and delays understanding and healing.

Are You "Too Busy" To Find Love?

Are You "Too Busy" To Find Love?

Want to fill a void in your love life?  Then heed the savvy love advice that Socrates shared over 2400 years ago: “Beware the barrenness of a busy life.” Are you too busy to find your great love match and form a fabulous intimate relationship?

The Top 4 Reasons To Date A Bad Boy

The Top 4 Reasons To Date A Bad Boy

Bad boys get a fairly, well...bad rap.  At the mere mention of a bad boy, women instinctively lock up their hearts and run away as fast as their stilletos will carry them.  But all bad boys are not created equal.  Some are absolute jerks, there is no disputing that, and we never believe you should settle for a man who treats you poorly.

Our Greatest Fear: Public Speaking

Our Greatest Fear: Public Speaking

Some people think the greatest fear is fear of death, but the number one fear is anxiety to speaking in public. Three out of every four individuals suffer from speech anxiety. Up to 5 percent of the world population, hundreds of millions aged between 18 and 54, experience this kind of social phobia in any given year. Women and men are equally affected.

A Note To Wannabe Sexologists

A Note To Wannabe Sexologists

Last December, I facilitated a session which defined sex, sexuality and intimacy during SlutTalk, a fringe event under SlutWalk Singapore. It was the inspiration for an earlier piece on publichouse.sg with the same title here. After my session, I thought I was off-work, resumed my civilian status, and was easing into my seat. An undergraduate lady sitting next to me began small talk by first remarking that I look nothing like my namecard/ website/ media pictures.

What Does Taking A Break Really Mean?

What Does Taking A Break Really Mean?

  What the heck does “We are taking a break in our relationship” really mean? So many people are doing it today & how do they get away with it? It is the same as having your cake & eating it too ~ you may as well cut off a big piece & spoon feed it to them!

Married & Gay...Now What? Pt 2

Married & Gay...Now What? Pt 2

In this blog series, I’ve been talking about the experience of questioning your sexuality when you are married or in a long-term heterosexual relationship. While this is obviously not something that happens to all women at midlife, for those who are in the midst of the experience, it feels huge and all encompassing. I devoted the first article to discussing the questioning phase of coming out; in this issue I’d like to focus on what happens when you are no longer questioning – but know.