Dirty Little Secrets

Dirty Little Secrets

Gossip is more than just idle chitchat. Why we love to spread rumors—and how to do it right.

Why We Share Secrets

Gossip is natural, human, and indispensable.

The Appeal of Celebrity Gossip

What your star-struck fixation reveals.

The Gossip Paradox

Can gossip be good for us?

The Fine Art of Gossip

Gossiping right can turn you into the life of the party.

Five Keys to Enhancing Your Emotional Intelligence

Ninety Percent of High Performers Possess High EQ

Gossip Creates Closeness

Shared Enemies Promote Friendship

Dolphin Sexuality

Why shrink from sharks: Is it love, infatuation, or cheating?

Digital Chit Chat

Is social media revolutionizing gossip?

Sex Addiction—Is it Real?

Are the politics of terminology preventing us from addressing a real problem?

Seven Ways to Say “No” and Keep Good Relations

Set your boundaries without feeling guilty.

Is the Evil in Don Draper's Head—Or Beneath His Bed?

Don lies and cheats, but is he a Sociopath?

6 Well-Kept Secrets that Affect Family Size

Changes creating The New Traditional Family.

Is She or Isn’t She? Who is Single at Heart and Why Does It Matter?

Single-at-heart is a novel concept; it shouldn’t be

Thirteenth Stepping

A culture of deception has taken its romantic toll on even the best men

How Much Do Sleep Talkers Unwittingly Reveal About Themselves?

Truth or fiction: deep secrets revealed during sleep.

31 Quotes on Gossip

What telling people's secrets says about you.

The Fat Taboo

How we think and talk about fat.

The Fat Taboo

How we think and talk about fat.

Hunger Games? A Daughter Forced to Diet Lives a Life of Eating Disorders

Mother's little 'diet buddy' suffers lifelong trauma

The Real Slant on Gossip

Good gossip is all around us.

Can Gossip Be Good?

Some forms of gossip can be prosocial.

Preteen Chatter

We expect girls to gossip—but boys do it too.

Should My Friend Tell Me Things I Don't Want to Know?

If someone is gossiping to you, they are probably doing it with others.

Should I Tell My Friend I Know About Her Past?

What would you do if you found out a dark secret about a friend?

The New Word on Gossip

It's more than just idle chitchat.