Jessica Pan

Health

What It's Like When You Only Grow One Breast

For young women with Poland's Syndrome, their chest can become a source of profound shame, setting them on a path of plastic surgery and ravaged self-esteem.
Jessica Pan
6.15.17
Broadly

How to Know If You're Addicted to Lip-Balm

Urban legend or pressing health concern? Two addiction experts and a dermatologist weigh in.
Jessica Pan
5.30.17
Mother's Day

There Is Now a Club for People with Mean Parents

Do you have a difficult mother or father? Now you can literally join the club.
Jessica Pan
5.11.17
CELEBRITIES

People with the Same Names as Celebrities Tell Us How Much it Sucks

"There's nothing worse than having your name called out in a waiting room and everyone turns around to see where the bald Irish singer is, just to be disappointed."
Jessica Pan
5.3.17
Broadly DK

What It's Really Like for Women to Date Bisexual Men

"After being with a bisexual man, I would never go back to being with a heterosexual man in a relationship."
Jessica Pan
4.3.17
Broadly

What It's Really Like for Women to Date Bisexual Men

"After being with a bisexual man, I would never go back to being with a heterosexual man in a relationship."
Jessica Pan
4.3.17
Broadly

Why Men Fall in Love Faster Than Women

Fools rush in. As do men, according to social scientists. But why?
Jessica Pan
2.14.17
Dating

Couples Share the One Argument They Have Over and Over Again

​"The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting," Sun Tsu wrote in The Art of War. This is fine advice in battle, but a tad trickier when your enemy is also your partner and the same battles will re-occur until you break up.
Jessica Pan
1.16.17
Broadly

People Share the New Year's Resolution that Ruined Their Life

They're supposed to make us better, more rounded people. But it doesn't always work that way.
Jessica Pan
1.1.17
Health

Why International Travel Messes with Your Menstrual Cycle

Crossing time zones can send your period into hiding. But why? And where does it actually go? We asked a bona fide period expert.
Jessica Pan
12.28.16
Broadly

Women Share How Much They Hated Their Wedding Day

Beautiful memories you'll treasure forever? Please.
Jessica Pan
12.5.16
Dating

'He Sat in My Dad's Chair': The Ridiculous Reasons Parents Hate on Partners

Finding someone you actually like is hard enough, let alone navigating their parents' weird hang-ups. Here is why some families refused to give partners the stamp of approval.
Jessica Pan
11.21.16