‘The Viagra was handed to me as though it were a live bomb’ Bob McQuaid, a 29-year-old new dad, opens up about his years struggling with erectile dysfunction and how he got help in the end. The original article was published in The Journal and can be found here. https://www.thejournal.ie/readme/premature-ejaculation-and-viagra-6103420-Sep2023/ YOU KNOW THE feeling you … Read more
Why Is It So Blooming Hard Leaving A Narcissist? by Christine Louis De Canonville Leaving a romantic abusive narcissistic relationship is not like leaving any other abusive relationship, that is because it is so confusing for the victim, both at a cognitive and emotional level. Toxic narcissists, with their antagonistic patterns of abuse, are master manipulators … Read more
KEY POINTS Ghosting is a common rejection strategy in professional and personal situations, because most people fear saying no. Ghosting doesn’t hurt feelings more than outright rejection, but it causes different and meaningful kinds of suffering. We owe each other clarity when we say no, but we don’t have to explain why. Why Ghosting May … Read more
Most Male Suicides in Us Show No Link to Mental Health Issues FeaturedNeurosciencePsychology ·June 14, 2022 https://neurosciencenews.com/male-suicide-mental-health-20834/ Summary: 60% of male suicide victims have no prior history of documented mental health problems, a new study reports. Source: UCLA A majority of American men who die by suicide don’t have any known history of mental health … Read more
By Sarah Griffiths 27th June 2022 [This article first appeared on at https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20220624-why-criticism-lasts-longer-than-praise] Most of us are subjected to insults, sarcastic comments or bad feedback in our everyday lives. But we weren’t built to deal with torrents of criticism. As children we are often told that sticks and stones can break bones, but words can … Read more
How touch influences who we are attracted to
09 NOVEMBER 2021|LOVE & SEX
The reason that some people demand attention while others are happier by themselves reveals a little about the inner workings of the romantic, social, and parental relationships we form.
According to Attachment Theory in developmental psychology, our childhood shapes how we seek affection as adults.
Script by Will Park
Animation by Michal Bialozej
If You’ve Never Heard of ‘Trauma Bonding,’ This Explainer Is For You by Dimple Punjaabi September 11, 2020 People often don’t realize they have formed a trauma bond. It’s possible that many of us have had at least one such relationship in our lives. The first step to breaking free is acceptance of such a … Read more
How to escape your motivational trough when you’re flagging By Bryan Lufkin 11th February 2021 Your get-up-and-go has tanked as the pandemic has dragged on. But there are ways to kickstart your motivation – even when it seems like you’ve tried everything. Early on, a friend of mine likened the pandemic to enduring a long-haul … Read more