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12 Startling Secrets People Are Keeping From Their Partners

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 08.13.2014 | Divorce

We all tell little white lies to save face with the ones we love. But it becomes problematic when those lies -- or lies by omission -- are about somet...

My Secret: I Was One of Those Girls Who Had Sex With Older Men on the Internet

Erin McKelle | Posted 08.07.2014 | Women
Erin McKelle

Yes, there was something wrong, but it wasn't with me, and my cyber sex was nothing more than a symptom of something bigger. It was my way of showing that I felt out of control and helpless.

The Dark Side We Never See

Tim McDonald | Posted 08.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Tim McDonald

As that realization entered my head, I began to understand that I had three choices. The first, reason I was in the rafters, was already ruled out. The other two were: I could get down and live my life the way it had been, or I could decide to change things about my life.

More People Than You Think Are Keeping A Major Secret From Their Spouse

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 08.01.2014 | Divorce

Lying: everybody does it, but no one likes to admit it -- until now. In a new survey of 2,175 married Brits, conducted by UK family law firm Slater...

Restaurants' Dirtiest Secrets

Budget Travel | Posted 07.18.2014 | Taste
Budget Travel

From the classiest Parisian eateries to humble Hong Kong Street carts, from NYC delis to the Bay Area's tastiest trendsetters, every restaurant has its own, um, special way of doing things.

The Secret to Success in Business You Already Know But Never Fully Understood

Michael Price | Posted 07.09.2014 | Business
Michael Price

Life is a numbers game. It's all about the law of averages, and the only way to win in a numbers game society is to stay in the game. Keep trying and keep pushing through. The next person may just be the break you've been looking for.

The Secret Lives of Doctors

Starla Fitch, M.D. | Posted 07.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Starla Fitch, M.D.

Doctors are just as mortified as you are miffed when our schedules blow up in our faces and we keep you waiting for more than 10 minutes, let alone for more than 20 minutes, even if the reason is because we were in the emergency room or operating room.

Secrets and Whispers: No Way to Build a Healthy Company Culture

Jennifer V. Miller | Posted 07.29.2014 | Technology
Jennifer V. Miller

These products present three leadership challenges, all stemming from the apps' problematic foundation: How do you create a thriving organization when the product itself runs counter to creating a positive and healthy workplace environment?

Secrets and Lies

Mark Matousek | Posted 07.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Matousek

Social behavior is always selective; being private isn't deception. We believe, naively, as tell-it-all Americans, that secrets are indicators of inner corruption ("You're only as sick as your secrets!"), things to be avoided, wrong. But this is ridiculous. Nobody is an open book.

Secretary, Administrative Assistant or Administrative Professional?

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 06.26.2014 | Business
William B. Bradshaw

Through the years, I have met other secretaries who do not have their own cards, but this was the first time I had been given that explanation for not having one. What she said really bothered me -- implying that being "only a secretary" she was not important enough to have a card.

15 Secrets To Having The Best Perspective On Life

Neal Samudre | Posted 06.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Neal Samudre

Truth is, if you want to be great in this life, you have to model that greatness in your thinking. You have to open your eyes up to the beauty in front of you, and celebrate it. Only then will we be in the right mindset to enact change in our culture.

Who Knows Your Secrets?

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 05.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Larry Schwimmer

The 12th House is the most mysterious House in your birth chart. It rules faith, spirituality and your secrets, as well as selfless service to humanit...

Can You Keep a Secret?

Bruce Weinstein | Posted 04.21.2014 | Business
Bruce Weinstein

What's the best way to respond when you observe violations of confidentiality in public?

Would You Post Your Deepest Secrets Online?

Lindsey Saletta | Posted 04.12.2014 | Women
Lindsey Saletta

If you had a deep, dark, potentially life-damaging secret, would you post it on a public website for strangers to comment on? No? Well, what if it was anonymous? Still no?

Anonymous Social Networks Are Catching On Again

Jeanette Cajide | Posted 04.02.2014 | Technology
Jeanette Cajide

All I can hope for is that collectively as a society, we can find healthier ways to cleanse our hearts and souls from the pain and secrets we carry, and that we can find the emotional support we seek and deserve.

Big Lessons That Transcend the Movie: There Are Philomenas All Around Us

Adam Pertman | Posted 03.29.2014 | Entertainment
Adam Pertman

The reality is that during the mid-20th century and beyond, severe religious, social and familial stigmas against unwed motherhood were the norm far beyond Ireland.

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."

5 Hollywood Hair Myths (and DIY Cheats to Get Red-Carpet Hair at Home)

Andrea Pomerantz Lustig | Posted 03.14.2014 | Style
Andrea Pomerantz Lustig

With award season once again upon us, we'll see plenty of breathtaking celebrity hair inspiration in the next few weeks, so I thought I'd debunk a few Hollywood hair myths and show you some easy ways to cheat the celebrity hair look at home.

5 More Reasons Why Women Get Better With Age

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 03.11.2014 | Women
Barbara Greenberg

We learn to listen to character descriptions with a grain of salt. The ex and the new partner have both good and bad qualities. There are rarely any true heroes, heroines or villains. It just depends on who is telling the story.

These PostSecret Postcards Showcase Just How Awesome Humanity Becomes During The Holidays

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Zaslow | Posted 12.25.2013 | Good News

The holidays have a way of bringing out the best that humanity has to offer, and the PostSecret project is an illustration of just that. Created b...

Secrets of a Concentration Camp Survivor and An Unfaithful Husband

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Larry Schwimmer

The purpose of Uranus transiting your 12th House is to free yourself of secrets, phobias, neuroses, or any psychological issues that have limited you, by confronting them directly and seeking resolution.

Writing Taboo

Tracy Strauss | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Tracy Strauss

While sexual abuse may be the context of my memoir, it is not my story. My story, in fact, is not about trauma or anything remotely "taboo" -- my story is about transcendence.

Putin Adopts Snowden

Jeff Danziger | Posted 01.04.2014 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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How to House-Sit Your Way Around the World

Budget Travel | Posted 09.20.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

You've heard about pet-sitting, but what about house-sitting to save money while traveling? The basic idea is reciprocity: keep an eye on someone's home while they're away, and you get to stay in it for free. It's a win-win.

Hidden Gems in Times Square

NewYork.com | Posted 11.17.2013 | Travel
NewYork.com

Times Square has been rebuilt from the ground up with glittering skyscrapers, chain restaurants and megastores. These surviving gems are worth your time and money for their history, niche wares and individualized character in an area that is only becoming more homogenized.