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You Don't Have To Adopt To Make A Huge Impact On The Life Of A Foster Child

(2) Comments | Posted November 21, 2014 | 11:11 AM

When Justin Pasquariello was only 7 months old, his birth father died, leaving his mother to care for her newborn while battling schizoaffective disorder.

"She tried really hard to be a good mother," Pasquariello, now 35, told The Huffington Post. "Sometimes, she was able to do a...

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Women With More Male Friends Have More Sex In Their Relationships, Study Says

(19) Comments | Posted November 20, 2014 | 9:06 AM

Most women probably don't make a connection between how many male friends they have and how much sex they're having in their relationship. But a new study suggests that for evolutionary reasons, the former may in fact have a direct influence on the latter.

The research, which...

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The 13 Best Sex Toys For Your Most Adventurous Friends (Or Yourself)

(14) Comments | Posted November 18, 2014 | 12:40 PM

The best gifts are ones that a person would enjoy, but wouldn't necessarily buy for him or herself. This philosophy seems to be particularly fitting when it comes to sex toys: People are often too shy to step into a sex shop or too embarrassed to admit they're...

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What The Modern-Day Sex Talk Should Sound Like, According To The Latest Research

(0) Comments | Posted November 18, 2014 | 10:56 AM

New research sheds light on what the 2014 version of the dreaded sex talk should sound like -- and it includes a hefty Internet addendum.

While parents may fear kids' easy access to porn, an article in the December issue of the American Academy of Pediatrics Journal...

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Los problemas más comunes que tiene la gente en la cama, según los expertos

(1) Comments | Posted November 15, 2014 | 4:13 AM

Si alguna vez te has sentido avergonzado por ser un entrometido y preguntarle a alguien sobre su vida sexual, ¡tranquilo! Lo de "la curiosidad mató al gato" puede convertirse en "pero la satisfacción lo resucitó". Es esa gratificación lo que ha motivado a la gente, desde Freud hasta los redactores...

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You're Probably Lying To Yourself About Your Relationship Status, Study Says

(0) Comments | Posted November 14, 2014 | 3:22 PM

When it comes to ending relationships, nobody put it better than Neil Sedaka: "Breaking up is hard to do." Thanks to a new study, we now know why the breakup process is so hard -- when a relationship is going poorly, people waste a lot of...

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Por que você deveria pensar duas vezes antes de 'roubar' o namorado de alguém (PESQUISA)

(0) Comments | Posted November 14, 2014 | 12:38 PM

Se você é um americano solteiro e está de olho numa pessoa do outro lado da sala, as chances de que ela também seja solteira são de cerca de 50%. Mas você está preocupado com isso? Um novo estudo sugere que talvez seja o caso de...

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다른 사람의 애인을 빼앗는다고? 다시 생각하라

(1) Comments | Posted November 12, 2014 | 4:39 PM

만약 당신이 미국에 사는 싱글이라면, 바 건너편에 앉아 있는 사람이 싱글일 가능성은 50%라고 한다. 이러한 수치에 별로 신경 쓰지 않는다고? 새로 발표된 연구에 따르면 이 수치를 신경 써야 된다고 한다. 즉 작업을 걸 사람이 싱글인지 아닌지 말이다.


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Trolls Threaten Women Across The Internet. Here's Why It's So Hard To Stop Them.

(14) Comments | Posted November 12, 2014 | 9:09 AM

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When Vanessa* found a Facebook group dedicated to horror and fantasy movies a couple of months ago, she was thrilled to discuss her favorite topic with nearly 5,000 people who shared her enthusiasm.

But one day not long after,...

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Den Partner ausspannen - neue Studie zeigt, warum Sie es sich zwei Mal überlegen sollten

(0) Comments | Posted November 10, 2014 | 11:26 AM

Wenn man erwachsen und Single ist, besteht eine 50/50- Chance, dass der sympathische Mensch in der anderen Ecke des Raumes, auf den man ein Auge geworfen hat, ebenfalls alleinstehend ist. Aber ist einem das wirklich wichtig? Eine neue Studie weist darauf hin, dass es das vielleicht...

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Tig Notaro Performs Last Half Of Set Topless In Legendary Performance

(7) Comments | Posted November 7, 2014 | 4:42 PM

Tig Notaro performed a brilliantly deadpan set last night during the New York Comedy Festival. There was just one deviation from her usual routine: She was topless for the last half of her performance.

The Huffington Post was in attendance and saw what could be considered one of the year's...

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There's A Reason You Love Sad Music After A Breakup, New Study Says

(2) Comments | Posted November 6, 2014 | 3:58 PM

Everyone's been there. You go through a breakup and all you want to do is lie on your couch in pajamas listening to melancholic, soul-shattering music. Now, a new study attempts to explain just why you'd engage in such seemingly self-destructive behavior: Sad music may not actually make...

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New Study Reveals Why You Should Think Twice Before Stealing Someone's Partner

(47) Comments | Posted November 5, 2014 | 1:33 PM

If you're a single adult in America and you're eyeing someone from across the room, there's about a 50/50 chance that person is also single. But do you even care? A new study suggests that, if you don't, maybe you should.

According to research published in...

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Survey Says Separation Is More Stressful Than Divorce, And Women Take The Hardest Hit

(3) Comments | Posted November 3, 2014 | 11:24 AM

Divorce may seem daunting, but that's not the worst part of the dissolution of a marriage: being separated is, according to a new Gallup poll.

After surveying 131,159 adults across the U.S. for the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, the researchers found that those who are separated experienced...

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The Most Common Problems People Have In Bed, According To Sex Experts

(12) Comments | Posted November 3, 2014 | 8:47 AM

If you've ever felt ashamed for nosily inquiring about someone's sex life, you might find some relief in the fact that the oft-forgotten retort to "curiosity killed the cat" is "but satisfaction brought it back." It's that gratification that has motivated people, from...

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This Couple Bartered For Their Entire $80,000 Wedding

(11) Comments | Posted October 28, 2014 | 7:30 PM

The average couple may spend about $30,000 on a wedding, but Jessica Norgard and Isaac Aaron Piche aren't your average couple. Rather than shell out the kind of money that could buy the newlyweds a car, they decided to barter for their entire wedding.

The Fresno-based couple...

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Temps d'écran des enfants: Les règles à vraiment mettre en place cette année

(0) Comments | Posted October 25, 2014 | 3:12 PM

À l’heure où les parents cherchent à trouver la juste limite, une nouvelle étude tend à valider leurs craintes: un temps d’écran excessif nuit à l’équilibre de l’enfant.

Cette étude, publiée ce mois-ci dans American Journal of Family Therapy et dans un livre intitulé The Learning...

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A Quarter Of Working Moms Cry Once A Week, But There Are Solutions

(6) Comments | Posted October 24, 2014 | 1:47 PM

A new survey by Care.com has found that one in four working moms cry once a week due to the stress of "having it all." What's more, 29 percent of these moms can afford to hire help, but won't because they feel too guilty. So what's the source...

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Dads Are Just As Stressed As Moms, According To A New Poll

(0) Comments | Posted October 22, 2014 | 6:26 PM

Parents with children who live at home experience more stress -- and more joy -- than non-parents and parents without children in the home, according to a new poll by Gallup. But there isn't one parent who experiences a greater stretching of emotions: On average, both dads and...

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There's An Online Dating 'Tipping Point,' According To A New Study

(18) Comments | Posted October 22, 2014 | 1:23 PM

The rules of dating are not simple and finite -- they're complicated and constantly changing, especially when you factor in online dating. Now, a new study has unearthed yet another thing you could be getting wrong: Online daters can doom themselves to disappointment if they wait too long to meet...

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