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5 Reasons Women Should Stop Sacrificing Sleep

Kalle Simpson | Posted 09.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Kalle Simpson

Our sleep constantly gets shafted compared to our male counterparts. In fact, modern day women are twice as likely to have sleep issues than men.

The Real Reasons I'll Never Quit My Job to Travel Full-Time

Carlie Galloway, MSW | Posted 02.09.2017 | Travel
Carlie Galloway, MSW

As much as I love exploring and adventure, I like regularity and structure, too. I also like my comfortable bed, my personal space, and my regular paycheck. Sure, I'd love a little more independence, and I agree with others when they say that traveling full-time abides by the "you only live once" lifestyle commandment. But truly living means something different to me.

5 Small Gestures That Reveal Hints Of Patriarchy In Our Society

Jenna Wawrzyniec | Posted 12.22.2016 | Women
Jenna Wawrzyniec

Most noticeably at restaurants, servers -- both female and male -- always seem to drop the bill directly in front of my husband.

49 Life Skills Every Modern Woman Should Have

Wendy Atterberry | Posted 10.19.2014 | Women
Wendy Atterberry

This isn't the same world that our mothers and grandmothers grew up in, and although some things never go out of style (like good manners), a lot has drastically changed in the last half century.

Being a Modern Indian Woman

Charu Sharma | Posted 09.06.2014 | Women
Charu Sharma

I am proud to be an Indian. But ours is a hypocritical society, and after tasting immense freedom abroad, I wonder if I will be able to marry a Brahmin man and settle in India to live a relatively submissive, traditional life that perhaps my family may have already pictured for me.

All The Pressures Of Modern Womanhood In One Photo Series

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 06.03.2014 | Women

It seems impossible to put the overwhelming demands society places on women into words. But sometimes a picture can capture them perfectly. Italian...

Married Ladies: Don't Quit Your Day Job -- Ever

Pauline Gaines | Posted 01.31.2014 | Divorce
Pauline Gaines

After nine years of being a wife, SAHM, and sorta freelance writer, I was briskly escorted out of the Eden that had been my married life of privilege. And I was virtually unemployable.

What If You DON'T Have Sex On Your Wedding Night?

www.smh.com.au | Posted 11.16.2012 | Weddings

If you don’t sleep together on your wedding night, are you screwed? (And yes, sleep means sex)....

The World According To Stock Photos Of Women

Jezebel | Posted 05.11.2012 | Women

Stock photography is one of my favorite things about the internet. It's so corny and mysterious and strangely telling-like this weird mirror universe ...

Baby Briefcase: The Dilemma of the Working Mother

Toni Nagy | Posted 12.31.2011 | Parents
Toni Nagy

Being a woman has many advantages, ranging from the ability to experience multiple orgasms, having a greater variety of shoes to choose from, to the g...

A Non-Athlete's Ode to the Women of Winter X Games 15

Jessica Massa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jessica Massa

I'd like to make a call to modern young women, myself included. Let's live more like the X Games athletes! Let's inspire others with our fearlessness.

Are Women Taking Over the World or Not?

Kate Fridkis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Kate Fridkis

Women make up the majority of the workforce. Except at the top. We still need to be reminded that we are not there by accident, and that we should ask for a promotion because we deserve a promotion.

Regressive or Enlightened? Women Today Still Search for Husbands in College

Her Campus | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Her Campus

Do you consider yourself a modern, independent woman? Can you still consider yourself a modern woman if you are trying to find your future husband in college?