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How I Found Opportunity In Sharing My Secret Disorder

Sandy Rosenblatt | Posted 09.25.2014 | Women
Sandy Rosenblatt

I was positive people wouldn't accept me if they knew I pulled out my hair. And I was even more positive that if they did find out, if they didn't judge me for pulling, they'd reject me for the fact that I didn't know why I was doing it, and that I wasn't able to stop myself.

The Chateau That Sugar Built: Seven Deadly Sins

Frank Browning | Posted 08.17.2014 | Arts
Frank Browning

Aside from the surreal garden walk at Chateau Chaumont this year, there are, as always, the dozens of acres of outdoor sculpture--not to mention the exposition of world famous painters and photographers inside the Castle that Sugar Built.

A Humor Writer's Dark Confession

Abby Heugel | Posted 08.16.2014 | Women
Abby Heugel

I'm a person who loves to laugh -- and who loves to make other people laugh even more -- but most of the time, that's not me, or at least that's not how I feel.

Gregory Hale Killed Lisa Hyder; Dismembered, Ate Body, Officials Say

AP | LUCAS L. JOHNSON II | Posted 06.10.2014 | Crime

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man was charged over the weekend with dismembering the body of a woman and eating part of her corpse in a bizarr...

Forgive Us Our Climate Sins: A Eulogy-In-Advance for Plymouth Rock

David_Goldstein | Posted 07.19.2014 | Green
David_Goldstein

As a climate activist, I got to thinking, "Why not go to Confession for our climate sins?"

What We Mean When We Speak of Tradition in the Church

Charles J. Reid, Jr. | Posted 04.20.2014 | Religion
Charles J. Reid, Jr.

Tradition is of great significance to Catholics. But what is meant by "Tradition" in a Church that is now 2000-years-old? When we speak of Tradition, we must speak of historical process.

Kaylie Jones Discusses the Art of Memoir

Loren Kleinman | Posted 04.12.2014 | Books
Loren Kleinman

"I think you need to be angry enough, and justified enough in your position, to not care what anyone thinks about your story."

The Craziest Travel Confessions

Travel + Leisure | Posted 03.25.2014 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

"I like hearing people's stories, but please, keep it brief. We have a button on the phone that will make it ring to rescue us from a boring conversation."

David Lohr

Man Allegedly Confessed To Girlfriend's Slaying In Suicide Note,

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

Authorities in Hawaii have claimed that Brittany-Jane Royal's boyfriend confessed to her murder in the pages of a notebook found in a lava field by hi...

Police Say Man Admits Shooting Estranged Wife Inside Florida Applebee's

David Lohr | Posted 12.31.2013 | Crime

An apparent domestic dispute inside a Florida Applebee's turned deadly Sunday night, leaving a woman dead after her estranged husband allegedly shot h...

Oprah, Atheists, and the Gift of Ambiguity

David Lose | Posted 12.24.2013 | Religion
David Lose

Yes, you can be well-intentioned and still do harm. That, at least, is what television personality and media mogul Oprah Winfrey learned when she apparently and good-naturedly dismissed Diana Nyad's claim to being an atheist.

For Better or Worse? Secret Divorce Regrets

Kevin A. Hansen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Kevin A. Hansen

Kris Jenner revealed this week that her one regret in life was divorcing Robert Kardashian. However, she adds that without the divorce, she wouldn't have her daughters Kendall and Kylie. Like Kris, a lot of people have divorce-related regrets.

False Confession Case Should Lead Federal Investigative Agencies to Start Recording Suspects' Interrogations

Steve Drizin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime
Steve Drizin

Today, the FBI and most other federal investigatory agencies are out of tune with the current best practice for interrogating suspects who are under arrest and in custody: recording interrogations electronically, preferably on video, to capture exactly what was said and done during closed-door interviews.

My Dear God, Make It Clean: Confession and Psalm 51

Rev. Peter M. Wallace | Posted 11.13.2013 | Religion
Rev. Peter M. Wallace

God can renew and refurbish our spirits, our hearts, our drive, our attitudes. God can give us a positive, willing, and steadfast spirit to live and learn from mistakes and to change direction. Yes, God can.

What Judaism Says About Success

Rabbi David Wolpe | Posted 10.13.2013 | Religion
Rabbi David Wolpe

The accumulation of small moments of connection, goodness, wisdom and love are together a triumph, no matter the external measures that may at time derail or dismay us.

How Much Stressful Secret-Keeping Is Worth the Trouble?

Ben Thomas | Posted 06.19.2013 | TED Weekends
Ben Thomas

If the act of keeping a secret takes such a toll on our minds and bodies, and the act of revealing one is so freeing, is it truly healthy to keep secrets at all?

Confessing My Ocean Sins

Wallace J Nichols | Posted 06.01.2013 | Religion
Wallace J Nichols

Forgive me, Mother Ocean, for I have sinned. It has been, well, forever since my last ocean confession.

Confession of an Evangelical

Brian C. Stiller | Posted 04.08.2013 | Religion
Brian C. Stiller

The establishing of the State of Israel I have and do support. However there are conflicting messages I no longer can ignore. While eating dinner overlooking the Shepherd's Field in Bethlehem, I noticed that on the crown of the hill sits a recently built Jewish settlement.

David Lohr

Teen Watched Rob Zombie's 'Halloween' A Lot Before Killing Mom, Sister (READ FULL CONFESSION)

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 01.25.2013 | Crime

A judge in Texas has released a teenage murder suspect's confession, in which he says the 2007 film "Halloween," by heavy metal musician and film dire...

Lance Isn't Learning

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 03.25.2013 | Impact
Peter A. Georgescu

I spotted a huge "teaching moment" while listening to Lance Armstrong's controversial confessions to Oprah the other night.

How the Lance Armstrong-Oprah Interview Really Went

Linda Howard Urbach | Posted 03.15.2013 | Comedy
Linda Howard Urbach

How, you ask, could a tiny operation like My Little Publishing Company get its hands on this sensational material even before the New York Times or TM...

17 Things Your Flight Attendant Won't Tell You

George Hobica | Posted 02.27.2013 | Travel
George Hobica

Ever wonder what your flight attendant really thinks of you? What they'd tell you if they had the nerve? Or weren't afraid of being fired? What deep, dark secrets would they reveal about their jobs?

A Sure Way to Improve Criminal Justice: Record Confessions

Geoffrey R. Stone | Posted 02.06.2013 | Politics
Geoffrey R. Stone

The time has come for all law enforcement organizations to support mandatory state laws that require the use of electronic recording systems during custodial interviews. This is a simple, sensible and effective way to improve our nation's system of criminal justice.

David Lohr

Cops: Man Made Nurse's Murder Look Like Suicide

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 11.12.2012 | Crime

A Missouri man told police on Friday that he murdered a university student last month and rigged her death to look like a suicide, authorities said. ...

Another'Talk' You Need to Have With Your Sons

Jim Higley | Posted 10.15.2012 | Parents
Jim Higley

If you think the "sex" talk sounds uncomfortable, get ready. And if the "drugs and alcohol" talk makes your heart want to break, there's another doozy waiting out there.