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Rebecca Adams grew up between New York, California and Texas, where she studied multimedia journalism at The University of Texas at Austin. She now lives in Brooklyn with an Australian and three houseplants perpetually on the verge of death.

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Yet Another Reason Advertisers Should Embrace Body Diversity

(0) Comments | Posted May 22, 2015 | 2:11 PM

Academic studies can be fascinating... and totally confusing. So we decided to strip away all of the scientific jargon and break them down for you.

The Background
When it comes to women's bodies, academics have identified a "tyranny of slenderness" in contemporary culture. This...

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One Reason Why People Cheat, According To Esther Perel's New TED Talk

(267) Comments | Posted May 21, 2015 | 11:27 AM

It's hard to quantify just how many people cheat, but with older estimates ranging from 40 to 76 percent, it's safe to assume there's a lot of infidelity going on. But what's really at the heart of these transgressions?

That's what renowned sexuality and relationships expert

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8 Things Parents Of Kids With Tourette's Syndrome Want You To Know

(1) Comments | Posted May 20, 2015 | 11:22 AM

May 15 to June 15 marks National Tourette Syndrome Awareness Month -- a time to raise awareness for what the Tourette Syndrome Association (TSA) calls a "baffling disorder."

Tourette's syndrome is a neurological disorder that's accompanied by involuntary movements, or tics, which are "frequent, repetitive and rapid."...

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Das geheime Leid der Frauen in einer sexlosen Ehe

(11) Comments | Posted May 18, 2015 | 4:48 PM

Wenn Sie Heather* fragen, wird Sie Ihnen sagen, dass sie in einer guten Ehe lebt. Sie und ihr Mann sind seit 10 Jahren verheiratet, verstehen sich gut und haben Spaß miteinander. Sie haben nur keinen Sex -- zumindest nicht im letzten Jahr.

Heather ist 32. Im Gespräch mit der Huffington...

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How This 55-Year-Old Is Finding A New Normal After Leaving A Stable Job To Pursue Her Dream

(1) Comments | Posted May 18, 2015 | 7:30 AM

This is one story from Huff/Post50's new series "This Will Be Our Year: 15 Women Over 50 Shaking Things Up In 2015." We'll be following 15 remarkable ladies throughout the year as they make a radical change in their lives, whether it's embarking on a 500-mile hike, starting...

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섹스리스 결혼으로 남몰래 고생하는 여자들의 이야기

(0) Comments | Posted May 18, 2015 | 3:15 AM

헤더에게 물어보면 그녀는 자신의 결혼 생활이 전반적으로 괜찮다고 대답할 것이다. 그녀와 남편은 10년 동안 잘 지내며 재미있게 살고 있다. 그들은 그저 섹스를 하지 않을 뿐이다. 최소한 최근 1년 동안은 하지 않았다.

32세의 헤더는 그녀와 남편이 15년 전에 처음 만났을 때면 기회가 될 때마다 섹스를 했다고 한다. 하지만 결혼하고...

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Bathroom Graffiti Study Suggests Men Really Like 'Your Mom' Jokes

(2) Comments | Posted May 15, 2015 | 4:43 PM

Academic studies can be fascinating... and totally confusing. So we decided to strip away all of the scientific jargon and break them down for you.

The Background
Bathroom stalls are one of the few corners of the IRL world where people can scribble out their unfiltered,...

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Meet The Women Secretly Suffering In Sexless Marriages

(1050) Comments | Posted May 14, 2015 | 3:55 PM

If you ask Heather*, she'll tell you that overall she has a good marriage. She and her husband of 10 years get along and have fun together. They just don't have sex -- or at least they haven't in almost a year.

Heather, 32, told The Huffington Post that...

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My Struggle With Binge-Eating Disorder

(190) Comments | Posted May 14, 2015 | 2:46 PM

Binge-eating disorder is characterized in the DSM-5 as "recurring episodes of eating significantly more food in a short period of time than most people would eat under similar circumstances," and it currently affects 1-5 percent of the general population. Sally Slater spoke candidly to...

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질 오르가슴이나 지스팟은 다 미신이다(연구)

(3) Comments | Posted May 13, 2015 | 3:48 PM

당신이 지스팟을 찾지 못하는 이유

지스팟을 찾아 그 신비한 “질 오르가슴”을 체험하고자 수많은 사람이 무던히도 노력해왔다. 지스팟에 대한 수많은 책이 있으며, 섹스 상담사들이 지스팟 자극법을 연단에서 가르치는가 하면 코스모폴리탄은 지스팟 찾는 법에 대한 기사를 내보내기도 했다.

그런데 임상 해부학 저널에 이번에 게재된 연구에 의하면...

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15 Songs To Get You Through The Darkest Phase Of A Breakup

(51) Comments | Posted May 13, 2015 | 3:05 PM

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When I went through my first major breakup, I let myself go to a very dark, heartbroken place. Consolations like, "You'll get over it eventually" or "At least now you know what you want from a relationship," meant nothing...

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여자도 남자만큼 하룻밤 즐기는 걸 좋아한다는 놀랍지 않은 연구 결과

(0) Comments | Posted May 13, 2015 | 12:32 PM

과학적 연구 결과는 매혹적이긴 하지만 간혹 무슨 말인지 이해할 수 없을 때가 많다. 그래서 어려운 용어는 전부 빼고 풀어 설명하기로 했다.

배경

원나잇스탠드 연구자들은 러셀 D. 클라크 III와 일레인 햇필드가 1989년에 했던 중요한 연구 결과를 들어 여성보다는 남성들이 낯선 사람의 섹스 제안을 받아들이는 경향이 더 높다고 생각해왔다. 하지만...

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Having More Sex Won't Necessarily Make You Happier, Suggests Hope-Crushing Study

(24) Comments | Posted May 13, 2015 | 10:25 AM

Academic studies can be fascinating... and totally confusing. So we decided to strip away all of the scientific jargon and break them down for you.

The Background
When it comes to sex, people often think: The more, the better. (And if you're having fun,...

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Linda Rodin On Timeless Beauty And What She Learned From Her Mother

(253) Comments | Posted May 8, 2015 | 2:52 PM

Aside from the bright coral lipstick, Linda Rodin woke up like this.

The 67-year-old fashion stylist, model and face oil guru has a surprisingly simple morning routine, something her cult of style devotees has been trying to emulate with the help of her

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How This 59-Year-Old Woman Is Planning A Major Film Festival On A 'Shoestring Budget'

(0) Comments | Posted May 8, 2015 | 6:02 AM

This is one story from Huff/Post50's new series "This Will Be Our Year: 15 Women Over 50 Shaking Things Up In 2015." We'll be following 15 remarkable ladies throughout the year as they make a radical change in their lives, whether it's embarking on a 500-mile hike, starting...

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Women Are Just As Into Casual Sex As Men Are, Unsurprising Study Suggests

(84) Comments | Posted May 7, 2015 | 4:35 PM

Academic studies can be fascinating... and totally confusing. So we decided to strip away all of the scientific jargon and break them down for you.

The Background
When it comes to casual sex, researchers have long referred back to the seminal 1989 study which...

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How This 54-Year-Old Woman Manages To Work Three Jobs So She Can Follow Her Dream

(2) Comments | Posted May 7, 2015 | 5:49 AM

This is one story from Huff/Post50's new series "This Will Be Our Year: 15 Women Over 50 Shaking Things Up In 2015." We'll be following 15 remarkable ladies throughout the year as they make a radical change in their lives, whether it's embarking on a 500-mile hike, starting...

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Como o 'stalking' no Facebook pode levar as mulheres a objetificar o próprio corpo

(0) Comments | Posted May 6, 2015 | 6:31 PM

O stalking no Facebook é real e tem efeitos mais reais ainda sobre sua imagem corporal. Um novo estudo descobriu que o uso da rede social tem correlação positiva com a tendência de comparar aparências e de se auto-objetificar (enxergar o próprio corpo como um objeto a ser...

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Americans Are Cool With All Kinds Of Sex, Just Not The Extramarital Kind

(374) Comments | Posted May 6, 2015 | 5:21 PM

Academic studies can be fascinating... and totally confusing. So we decided to strip away all of the scientific jargon and break them down for you.

The Background
Between sexting, hookup apps and dating sites for people seeking affairs (yes, really), it's easier...

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Breastfeeding Might Improve Prognoses For Certain Types Of Breast Cancers, Study Suggests

(0) Comments | Posted May 5, 2015 | 2:12 PM

The list of health benefits associated with breastfeeding is a long one -- preventing postpartum depression, reducing stress and promoting weight loss are just a few. Now, mothers can potentially add breast cancer resistance to that lengthy list.

A new study,...

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