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Obsessions

Addicted to Men? Maybe You're a Boyfriend-aholic

Kristen Houghton | Posted 03.23.2014 | Women
Kristen Houghton

These are women who simply cannot or will not live without a man in their lives. Some females seem to feel incomplete without being part of a couple and they collect men the way a child might collect teddy bears.

Thigh Gaps and Fit Moms, 'What's Your Excuse?': Genetics

Michelle Konstantinovsky | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Michelle Konstantinovsky

e're all different. Whether we want to admit that universal rule of nature or not. Genetics have this funny way of prevailing, despite our best efforts to override them.

Tea Party: They Don't Believe in Science, They Don't Know History, They Don't Do Math -- But They Are Obsessed With Extremism

Leslie K. Stein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Leslie K. Stein

This conservative, austere budget has been rejected for months. Their goal is not really about defunding ObamaCare. Their goal was to force their extreme agenda onto the American people.

Gaining Control Over Your Life Takes No Effort

Nancy Deville | Posted 11.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Nancy Deville

We all have experienced feelings of imprisonment and loss of control at one point or another. Still, the one thing we do have control over is our thoughts.

The Huge Downside To Being In Control All The Time

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 04.12.2013 | Women
Vanessa Van Edwards

Are we making ourselves busy to feel productive because it distracts us from our inner feelings of dissatisfaction?

The Thigh Gap -- A Disturbing New Trend Among Teen Girls

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 04.13.2013 | Women
Barbara Greenberg

February is Eating Disorder Awareness Month. Many female teens set up impossible standards for themselves, which are incredibly hard to meet unless they are willing to put their health at risk by engaging in severely restrictive dieting.

An Obsessed Toddler Is the Perfect Pre-Reader

Katie Davis | Posted 03.05.2013 | Parents
Katie Davis

Whether it's construction, trains or Princess Barbie, the drill is the same. Our kids live it and breathe it. When your child wants nothing but more trains, trains, trains, don't try to distract him. Give him trains! Go to the library and lead him to all those delectable books about trains.

2012 Obsessions

Posted 02.19.2013 | Arts

From Clint Eastwood's RNC speech to the popularization of "YOLO," plenty of strange, often internet-driven obsessions occupied people's thoughts and c...

LOVE FLOATS: Husband Explores Unusual Photographic Obsession

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 10.22.2012 | Arts

We all enjoy taking photos of our loved ones, but Fred Clark's fascination runs deeper than mere snapshots for the family album. The loving husband se...

Fwapshank

Waldo Mellon | Posted 10.09.2012 | Comedy
Waldo Mellon

wapshank is a new word, made up by me, which refers to any problem which disappears completely, without any negative consequences whatsoever, when ignored.

Obsessed: The Banjo

Craig Evans | Posted 06.09.2012 | Home
Craig Evans

There's a current resurgence in interest in the banjo by today's popular musicians (i.e. Mumford & Sons, The Avett Brothers and Taylor Swift). Those new folks may come and go, but a true obsession runs very deep. For at least one lifetime.

Throw Yourself a Divorce Party -- Worrywart's Do's and Don'ts

Susan Orlins | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Orlins

When I got divorced twelve years ago at the age of 52, I wavered between thinking every man who captured my interest would ask me out and believing I would never have another date. Worried, I decided to throw myself a divorce party.

9 Ways To Stop Obsessing

Therese Borchard | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Therese Borchard

The French call Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder folie de doute, the doubting disease. That's what obsessions are--a doubt caught in an endless loop of t...