Dark Thoughts

Why do we fantasize about what's forbidden?

Are Rape Fantasies Normal?

By Michael Castleman M.A.

Rape or near-rape fantasies are surprisingly common.

Surprisingly Normal Taboos

By Kat McGowan

Dark inclinations may have their own logic and benefits.

Joy in the Misfortune of Others

By Christopher Peterson Ph.D.

Does schadenfreude make life worthwhile?

Seven Deadly Sentiments

By Kat McGowan, Ken Gordon

Why we feel ashamed when we think forbidden thoughts.

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