21 MORE Tips Every Woman Who Lives Alone Should Keep In Mind Because They Are THAT Helpful
"I have an ongoing group chat with friends. If we don't all say good morning or good night by a certain time, someone will call the absentee member."
This TikToker Went Viral For Sharing Sāmoan Mythology, And I Wish More People Knew About This Stuff
"The Teine Sā are a group of aitu or spirits who guard the villages of Sāmoa. They curse and possess those who offend them."
These Stories About The Effects That Religion Has Had On People's Mental Health Are As Eye-Opening As They Are Heartbreaking
"I’m 35 years old, single, never married, and still a virgin. 'Purity culture' really messed up my head growing up, and I’m not sure if I’ll ever be able to get over it."
People Are Sharing The Most Impactful Ways They Calm Their Anger, And These Tips Are Really Smart
"It may sound weird, but I find that it distracts me from the rage and gives me time to process my feelings."
Which Introvert Archetype Do You Fit Into?
I want to be a restrained introvert, but I know I'm really an anxious introvert.
"The Whole Thing Is Exhausting": Women Are Sharing The Everyday Things That Make "Being A Woman" Unnecessarily Taxing, And This Is Important
“Lay back, put your feet on the stirrups, and scooch toward me.."
People Over 50 Are Revealing A Personal Truth That They Hope Younger People Realize Sooner Than They Did
"When you're old, you finally realize it was true all along."
Women Are Sharing The Life Lesson That Took The Longest For Them To Unlearn, And I Thought I Was The Only One Who Felt This Way
"If someone feels like 'home' to you, thoroughly evaluate what home was for you growing up and really think about it."
"It's Very Therapeutic For Me": 19 Ways That People Deal With Their Depression On A Daily Basis
"It's repetitive, calming, creative — and you get the feeling of at least a bit of productivity."
My Mom Passed Away 5 Years Ago, So I Connected With A Spiritual Medium To Figure Out How To Live The Rest Of My Life Without Her
"So for the past five and a half years, I've been evaluating my relationship with spirituality and grief. While I still don't consider myself religious, I can't help but find myself getting curious about what exactly happens to us after we die."
"It's So Manipulative": People Are Revealing The Telltale Trait That Can Reveal Someone Is A Terrible Person
"It does lasting damage and can absolutely shatter a person’s self-worth."
9 Super Common Things That Can Throw Off Your Vaginal PH Balance And Tips To Restore It
Periods, skinny jeans, food, oh my... the list of things that can affect the vaginal pH balance goes on...
People Are Sharing The Therapy Session That Finally Helped Everything Make Sense For Them
"I still pull that note up and reread her words every few weeks when I doubt myself."
These Women Shared The VERY SMART Tips They Have For Living Alone, And They're Sad But Useful
I'm gonna be real: I thought I was going to know all of these tips and tricks, but boy was I wrong.
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If You Can Pass This Third-Grade Science Quiz, Then I'll Be Really Impressed
I hope you haven't been sleeping through Ms. Frizzle's lessons!
Adults Are Sharing How Their Childhood Trauma Affected Them Later In Life, And It's Incredibly Eye-Opening
"After that, I started doing in-depth research — and my life started to make sense."
Answer 5 Questions And We’ll Generate A Beautiful Jane Austen–Style Sonnet For You To Give Your Mom
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Meghan Trainor Opened Up About Her Experience With Painful Intercourse And Her Diagnosis With Vaginismus, Here's What You Need To Know About This Condition
What Meghan is talking about here is not really about the size of her husband's penis — it's about a common medical condition called vaginismus that is thought to impact up to 1 in 10 women worldwide.
I Asked People To Share Their Pettiest Lies, And They Are Something Else
🎶 Tell me lies, tell me petty little lies 🎶
I Taste Tested The "Sleepy Girl Mocktail" Because So Many People Were Claiming It Helped Them Catch Some Major ZZZ's
So many people on TikTok claim this drink not only makes them happily sleepy, but also tastes amazing. So, I decided to put it to the test.
People Are Revealing The Adulthood "Myths" They Wish They Knew Sooner, And Wow, They Hit Hard
"You don't have to find the one right career path for you immediately after school. Don't pressure yourself to 'get it right on the first try.' Many jobs sound good in theory but turn out to be disappointing in reality for various reasons, so you have to learn through trial and error what to look out for. It's perfectly normal to change jobs a lot; don't listen to the Karens."
People Are Sharing The Little Ways They Romanticize Their Lives, And I'm Implementing These Into My Day-To-Day Starting Now
"I use the 'good' honey or 'good' tea now instead of saving it 'for some special moment.'"
Asian People Are Sharing What They Love About Being Asian, And I Love To See It
"It took me a long, long time to really find beauty in my Asian features, but I think that’s what I do like most about being Asian: that my features are strong and they look like my mom’s and all the other women who came before me."
James Cromwell Rescued A Real-Life Babe, A Piglet Who Saved Itself From Being Slaughtered
"A little pig goes a long way."
"She Doesn't Care Who Has To Die, So She Can Go To The Gym Unrestricted": People Are Sharing The Breaking Point For Their Most Infuriating Friendships
"Even though my dad died and several other real-world problems happened in the following months (sibling's house caught fire, and they were displaced, and uncle had a stroke), I was less stressed than I was when I was still in contact with her. We still don't talk, and I'm happier."
29 Physical And Emotional Ways Childhood Trauma Can Show Up In Adults, From Those Who Have Lived It
"When someone else makes a small mistake: 'No worries.' When I do: 'You're inferior and dangerous scum.'"
Let Us Write A Song You Can Sing To Your Plant To Help It Grow Big And Strong
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Women Are Speaking Up About Chin Infections From Kissing Their Bearded Partners So We Spoke To Experts About Why This Happens And How To Treat It
A new fear has officially been unlocked after women on the internet have been sharing their experiences of getting rashes and infections on their faces after kissing men with facial hair.
Someone Asked The Internet, "What's Something You Do To Improve Your Mental Health?" — And I Love The Answers
"It's helped clear my mind a lot."
This Psych Scholar Went Viral For Breaking Down The "Dandelions vs. Orchids" Theory When It Comes To Siblings Developing Differently
"Is one of you way more sensitive than the other one? And when I say sensitive, I’m not just talking about emotional sensitivity."
People Who Were Stuck In Comas Are Revealing What It's Really Like, And I'm Seriously Spooked
"When I healed enough to come out of the coma, it took a week for the drugs to fade and my brain to reboot to the real world. I lost 100 pounds. I had no muscle to move or sit up, and I almost wasn't able to lift an arm. I forgot how to breathe, and I had gone into total organ failure. I needed six more surgeries and a year of therapy to learn how to do everything again."
People Are Sharing Misinformed Things Men Have Actually Said About Periods To Them, And It's Proof Our Education System Is Failing
"The amount of guys who have asked if we can just 'hold it in.'" 🙄🙄🙄
People Over 30 Are Sharing Things That People In Their 20s And Teens Should Start Doing Immediately
I'm turning 30 in just a few months, so I'm listening...
Drew Barrymore Opened Up To Gayle King About Her Experience With Perimenopause In Her 40s, And It's Such An Important Conversation For All Women
Perimenopause is different than menopause — and for most, symptoms begin in one's 40s or 50s.
This AI-Generated Quiz Only Needs 11 Questions To Guess Your Personality Type
I did not think I was going to be read by a computer today, but here I am.
I Went To A "Sober Curious" Bar, And It Was Actually More Social Than Any Bar I've Been To
"Everyone can get behind taking a night off of drinking."
This AI-Powered Quiz Will Give You Your Horoscope For Next Week
Find out what the next week holds for you, depending on your zodiac sign.
11 Natural Hair Influencers You Should Follow For Hair Growth Secrets, Curly Hair Tutorials, And Styling Tips
Trust me: Your natural hair will thank you.
17 Toxic Therapists Who Were Super Unprofessional, And Unfortunately Made People Feel Worthless
"My former therapist was telling me about her divorce, and it was so weird. I felt guilty for talking about my anxiety — my problems didn't feel as serious as her fight for custody with her cheating husband."
These 14 Extremely Inappropriate Things Online Therapists Have Done On Video Chat Have Me Begging For A Cold, Sterile In-Person Session
If your therapist is changing a diaper while counseling you, you should probably hang up.
"I Always Swore It Was Something I Would Never Do": People Are Getting Very Honest About Things They Never Thought They Would Do As Adults, But Ended Up Doing Anyway
"I used to think, 'How could anyone just sit around and look at them?' 20 years later and I'm obsessed."
13 Offensive And Annoying Stereotypes About Pacific Islanders I'm Tired Of Hearing
If I had a dollar for every time my body was likened to athletes or called masculine, I would be a very rich woman.
19 People Who Took A DNA Test And Learned Something Truly, Truly, Truly, Truly, Truly, Truly Unexpected From It
"A colleague was given a DNA kit for Christmas, which is how he found out his father is his bio father and his mother isn't his bio mother. This surprised him because there are photos of his parents holding him as a newborn."
"A Guy I Went To High School With Reached Out To Let Me Know His DNA Results Show That He’s My Half Brother": 18 People Who Took A DNA Test And Found Out Something Truly Unexpected From It
"I received a DNA kit for Christmas, found out that my first cousin is actually my half sister. My mom had an affair with the man I always thought was my uncle, but it turns out he’s my biological father. My mom doesn’t know I found out but it gave me a lot of insight into my childhood."
TikTok Just Taught Me That You Can Sometimes Feel When Your Body Releases An Egg During Ovulation, And I Am Once Again Asking Schools To Start Teaching This Kind Of Stuff In Health Class
"Are you kidding me?! I can physically feel when an egg is being released from my ovary?!"
Women Described What Actually Happens When Having An Abortion, And Their Stories Are Very Important
"I had two abortions when I was 24. If I stayed with my partner, he would've isolated me from my family and I'd be at the mercy of his horrible one. I'll be 38 soon, and now I have two beautiful daughters. Sometimes I wonder what my other children would've been like, and it makes me a bit sad — but we wouldn’t have had a good life."
People Who Are Older Are Sharing The "Life Tips" Every Young Adult Woman Needs To Know, From Money To Friendships
"Someone else getting offended by you saying ‘no’ is none of your concern."
With The Magic Of AI, We'll Tell You Exactly How You Should Spend That Extra Hour Of Sunlight
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Men Are Revealing The Last Time They Cried And Why, And This Is An Important Conversation About Masculinity
"I think for me, it all came crashing down emotionally."
Black And Latine People Are Sharing The Stereotypes They're Sick And Tired Of Hearing
Black and Latine people have heard the same stereotypes about their culture for too many years and they're speaking out about the tired notions they face.
"Dear White Women": An Open Letter From A Woman Of Color For Women's History Month
This Women’s History Month, consider blowing the roof off the castle of white supremacy and getting to work on setting ALL of us women — Black, Indigenous, brown, and yes, you, white women — free.
This Therapist-Approved Journal Helped My 30-Something Self To Build A Deeper Relationship With Myself
My anxiety makes it hard to be kind to and "love" myself, so I tested this therapist-approved journal to see if it would help. Spoiler: it did.
Women Are Sharing Specific Things They Almost Always Are Judged For While Men Are Not — And These Double Standards Are Exhausting
"Women thought it was great — but most men judged my husband and me really badly."
Women Are Revealing Things That Consistently Leave Them Feeling Disappointed — Yet They Still Keep Trying
"I have social anxiety, and it’s tough to take the first step. It's even worse when no one seems to care."
Asian Americans Are Pointing Out The Stereotypes They're Sooo Tired Of Hearing, And I Can't Believe This Is Still Happening In 2023
"The number one stereotype that bothered me all my childhood was the 'smart nerd.' As an Indian teenager, I was expected to get into a prestigious college because I'm Asian. Substitute teachers would look at me when the smart board wasn't working. Kids would ask me what I got on the math test. I always had to be smart, or I didn't fit the 'Asian standard'. I think because of this expectation, I was hard on myself and made it my goal to fit that stereotype. It crushed my true identity."
People Are Sharing Their "Blind Spot" They Realized Far Too Late In Life, And This Is Really Sound Advice For Anyone
"Don't waste it — because it's the only thing we don't get back in life."
Millennials And Gen Z'ers Are Getting Very Honest About Things They Wish Their Parents And Grandparents Understood In 2023
"All throughout my childhood, I was told one thing — but the reality has been quite different."
17 Working Women Opened Up About How They Manage Work Life And Home Life, And There's No Sugar-Coating Here
"I struggle with procrastinating when I’m not working on the weekends because, after a long week, all I wanna do is sit on the couch. So I’ve taken to setting a timer for 30 minutes, and doing as many tasks as I can in that time. Things like starting laundry, cleaning, making a grocery list, and things that are quick."
"I Wore Them Probably 95% Of The Time": This Woman Lived In Sports Bras Until She Had An Eye-Opening Health Scare
"If you wear a sports bra all the time, you need to stop."
Answer 10 Questions About Your Best Friend And We'll Try To Describe Them
You've answered enough questions about yourself, now try answering questions for your BFF.
People Are Sharing The "Hardest Pills To Swallow" In Life, So Heads Up If You Don't Want Some Real Talk
"Some bells can’t be unrung. And you have to live with the fallout from decisions you made and things you did when you didn’t know this fact."
21 Times People Rose Up From The Darkness And Pushed Themselves To Live Their Best Lives
"I deleted all of my social media — I basked in the glory of not concerning myself with others."
15 People Are Getting Very Candid About Their IRL Plastic Surgery Experiences — And Whether Or Not They Have Any Regrets
"For me, it was hell. Still, I do love the results. I just wish I had been made aware of the details going in."
22 Easy Facts That People Learned Recently That They Wished They Knew Their Entire Lives
"If you’re suffering from depression, consider getting checked for a Vitamin D deficiency. This is obviously not the solution for everyone, but I struggled so badly for more than 10 years (medication, therapy, the works) for something that genuinely ended up being fixed in three months with some vitamin tablets."
10 Ideas For Your Next Girls' Night Out (Or In) That Aren't Just Going To A Restaurant
From one-of-a-kind photo shoots to crafty nights in, here's a list of things you can do with your favorite people.
Black Women Revealed The Moment They Decided To "Go Natural" After Years Of Relaxing Their Hair, And It Shows The Impact The Natural Hair Movement STILL Has To This Day
"I wasted so many years trying to live up to some standard that was impossible for my hair — all because I didn't know that my hair was special or that there were hair products just for me. I will not make that mistake again."
People Are Sharing The Habits And Routines That Positively Impacted Their Life (And None Of Them Involve Exercise)
"I have a soft board where everyone in my family writes and pins the funniest, strangest, and weirdest things said in our house, heard or read by us out in the world, or done by our pets. I read one every now and then as I pass the wall, and it always brightens my day."
"I Was In A Very Dark Place”: People Who Reduced Their Alcohol Intake (Or Stopped Entirely) Are Sharing Why And What They Realized About Themselves
If you’re trying to drink less or not at all — for whatever reason — these are worth reading.
Being A "Nice Guy," Meeting Strangers From The Internet, And 27 Other Things People Seriouslyyyy Regret From Their Teenage Years
"I just think about the wasted efforts and self-loathing I put myself through for absolutely no other reason besides an underdeveloped pre-frontal cortex."
19 Best Pieces Of Advice That People Said They Ever Got, And Honestly, These Really Are All Solid
Sometimes a nickel's worth of free advice is worth more than gold.
I've Tried Dozens Of Planners, And This Is The Best One That Organized My Anxious Thoughts For A Whole Year
As someone who lives with anxiety, this planner — which was created by a mother with ADHD — has saved my brain from going into overdrive.
People Have Been Raving About Cardi B's DIY Hair Mask That Keeps Her Natural Hair Healthy, So I Tested It To See If It's Worth It
Cardi might be onto something...
We Asked, You Answered — Here Are Your 2023 New Year's Resolutions
It's not too late to get started.