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The May-December Romance

February 23, 2018 - 4 stories
They’re everywhere: George and Amal, The Donald and Melania, Harrison and Calista. They put the ever-widening age gap on centerstage. Here’s more on the psyche of these celebrated matches. Cover Image: Taniavolobueva/Shutterstock
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The Broken Hearts’ Club

February 22, 2018 - 4 stories
Why does a broken heart literally hurt? Plus, the neuroscience of breakups and why your mind wants you to remember the pain. Cover Image: RakicevicNenad/Pexels
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Making Tough Choices

February 21, 2018 - 4 stories
Making the right decision means weighing your options. Sometimes, though, you may feel paralyzed into inaction. Here are a few reads on the topic. Cover Image: Lassedesignen/Shutterstock
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Prodigal Sons and Daughters

February 20, 2018 - 4 stories
Do gifted children grow up to be well-adjusted adults, as well as highly accomplished? Cover Image: N. Pelusi
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Born Leaders

February 19, 2018 - 4 stories
What makes a great leader? Some people are natural born leaders, others learn to take charge. Here’s how to acquire strength, compassion, charisma, and a true inner compass. Happy President’s Day. Cover Image: MayGuoPexels
February 10 - 16

February 10 - 16

February 17, 2018 - 6 stories
Here are a few reads to end your week. See essays about self-centered behavior, being yourself, companion animals and the mentally ill, and more.
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The Healthy Skeptic

February 16, 2018 - 4 stories
Skepticism is healthy. Yet there’s a fine line between doubt and covering your ears. Here are essays on the healthy and not so healthy sides of skepticism. Cover Image: Haris Irshad/Pexels
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The Real You

February 15, 2018 - 4 stories
Dare to be yourself. Being honest with yourself can lead you to a more authentic life. Read essays about rethinking you, living an authentic life, meaning making, and more. Cover Image: NejronPhoto/Shutterstock
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Be My Valentine

February 14, 2018 - 4 stories
Looking for love in all the wrong places? You may be wondering if your new mate is even right for you. How to look for love the right way. Cover Image: FreestocksPexels
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Express Yourself

February 13, 2018 - 4 stories
You're told from a young age to "just be yourself." From learning style to voice to body art, there are many ways to show the world who you are. Do you have a special way of expressing yourself? Cover Image: Clem Onojeghuo/Pexels
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Not Your Difficult Family

February 12, 2018 - 4 stories
Family life can be a harsh reality for some people. It’s where infighting can reach a fever pitch. Read about parental alienation, what makes a difficult family, and more. Cover Image: MonkeyBusiness/Shutterstock
February 3 - 9

February 3 - 9

February 10, 2018 - 6 stories
Here are good reads from the week, including essays on nuclear war, teens and pot-smoking, election hacking, and more.
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Going for the Gold

February 09, 2018 - 4 stories
Training to win, team success, the two Koreas, and more on sports and competition. Cover Image: IMPhoto_Shutterstock
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Drama Queen Ahead!

February 08, 2018 - 4 stories
You know her, or him. Loud and obnoxious, shouting me me me. No, the world does not revolve around her. How to tame that drama queen. Cover Image: undrey_shutterstock
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Bye Bye Friend

February 07, 2018 - 4 stories
Did your friend just ghost you? She doesn’t call back, mysteriously de-friended you on social media, and just about poof disappeared. The science of ghosting. Cover Image: Wgbieber/Pixabay
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Your End Goal

February 06, 2018 - 4 stories
Reaching your goals isn't easy. There may be obstacles along they way—not to mention roadblocks in the form of you. Here's how to advance your objectives. Cover Image: TheDigitalArtistPexels
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Sunny Side Up

February 05, 2018 - 4 stories
Are you an optimist? Hopefulness is a good thing, but there’s a fine line between optimism and foolish cheer. Cover Image: scottwebb/pexels
January 27 -  February 2

January 27 - February 2

February 03, 2018 - 7 stories
These are the best reads of the week. See essays on Asian silence, love at first sight, social comparisons, and more.
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Game On

February 02, 2018 - 4 stories
It’s a tough competition, but only one team walks away with the brass ring. Cover Image: Keijj44_Pixabay
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The Power Dynamic

February 01, 2018 - 4 stories
Power infuses all relationships, in the boardroom and the the bedroom. Shared power creates happy individuals and satisfying interactions. Cover Image: VGstockstudio/Shutterstock

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