communication

Sex

Replacing Abstinence-Only Sex Ed Could Reduce Sexual Violence

Teens who receive comprehensive sex education before college have a lower risk of being sexually assaulted.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
1.20.19
Culture

Don’t Let Anyone Tell You to Chill On Exclamation Marks!

They don’t make you look childish or unprofessional! They’re a sign of emotional intelligence!
Wendy Syfret
1.9.19
NSFW

How to Talk About Sex with a New Partner, According to Porn Stars

Communication is key.
Mark Hay
12.24.18
lifestyle

How I Made Consensual Non-Monogamy Work

My girlfriend was the one interested in the idea of being open; I was duly terrified at the prospect. I asked for a six-month freeze on the non-monogamy plan—which turned out to be exactly what I needed.
Grant Stoddard
12.17.18
lifestyle

Dating With Bipolar Can Be an Exhausting Cycle of Intensity and Bailing

Here's how to not let it get in the way of your relationships.
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
11.17.18
tech

Memes Have Finally Made It to the Museum

Inside the boyfriend-distracting, Doge-approved KnowYourMeme gallery exhibit, which traces the evolution of "Two Decades of Memes."
Luke Winkie
9.19.18
mental health

This Is the Difference Between Normal Fighting and Verbal Abuse

A psychologist gives us six examples of verbal abuse in a relationship.
Juli Fraga
9.5.18
Google

Google Says Its AI That Makes Phone Calls Isn't Good Enough to Be Dangerous

At a product demonstration, executives did their best to assuage fears about the unsettling new technology.
Kaleigh Rogers
7.8.18
tech harm reduction

Texting Culture Is Giving All of Us Anxiety

Here's how to calm down when you're waiting for a text.
Ankita Rao
7.2.18
The Dystopia and Utopia Issue

How to Build Your Own Time Capsule

With a little data-driven forethought—potentially also some light biohacking—your ark might just transcend time.
Brian Anderson
4.22.18
relationships

How to Get Back Together with Your Ex

According to experts.
Anna Goldfarb
3.13.18
Emojis

People Who Use Emojis Are Probably Nicer Than You : )

A new study suggests that emojis are becoming as important as words and gestures.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
1.19.17
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