We Talked to a Researcher About Why Women Are Attracted to DILFs

A Canadian study has researched the little-explored territory of ‘dads I’d like to fuck.’
Tiffy Thompson

How to Find a Therapist You Can Actually Afford

With a single session costing as much as $300 in some cities, mental health care can feel more like a privilege than a right. We asked practitioners and patients alike for tips on how to make it work.
Ilana Novick
The Hardest Conversations

A Therapist’s Script For Breaking Up With a Friend

It can be harder (and more awkward) than breaking up with a partner.
Elizabeth Brown
mental health

Ex-Cop Turned Psychologist Trains the NYPD on Cases Involving Mentally Ill People

Can a cop successfully play the role of a mental health professional?
Letizia Adams
mental health

Therapists Need Therapy, Too

Acknowledging and accepting what haunts me has helped me become more empathetic towards my patients’ emotional suffering.
Mariana Plata
head games

I'm Attracted to My Therapist and It's Fine

I’m grateful he’s helped me stay alive thus far, but I’m not proposing marriage, beating off to him at night, or building him a shrine.
Alexander Hardy
Asking for a friend

Is Texting All the Time Making Me Socially Weird?

You're the most popular kid at the party as long as all the other guests are little gray bubbles.
Joanne Spataro
We Asked

What Therapists Think About Their Worst Patients

"He was hitting many stereotypes of the racist cop."
Juli Fraga
Occupational Hazard

The Extreme Anxiety of Being a Freelancer

That "freedom" will test your mental health.
Michael Stahl
survival guide

How to Live Alone Without Losing Your Shit

A psychologist walks us through the daunting realities of flying solo.
Austin Williams
Possessed: Modern Day Exorcisms

The Exorcist Trying to Heal South Africa’s Satanic Murderer

VICE heads to Cape Town to meet Cecil Begbie, a Methodist priest and exorcist, who believes he can expel demons from a murderer who claims he was possessed when he carried out the crime.
VICE Staff

A Psychologist Analyzes the Fights Couples Have in Ikea

IKEA: Come for the Swedish meatballs, stay for the fight with bae.
Yasmin Jeffery