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Stockholm Syndrome

Women and Warfare in Human Evolution

Michelle Scalise Sugiyama | Posted 11.19.2014 | Science
Michelle Scalise Sugiyama

Forager war narratives document an aspect of human experience that has been overlooked in the study of human evolution: the costs that warfare imposed on women. Many of these problems remain with us to this day. Thus, understanding how these problems shaped our past may help us address them in the present.

Afro-Textured Hair: Beautiful and Magical or Nappy Heads in Need of Perminators?

Ama Yawson | Posted 12.02.2014 | Style
Ama Yawson

This type of hair-bullying is not just present in the media. It is present in our homes as learned self-hatred manifests in comments to little girls with looser textures that they have "pretty hair," while little girls with kinkier hair textures are told that they have "bad hair."

Shadow Roles: When Gay Men Fall Into Detrimental Patterns for Love

Wilson Knight | Posted 10.02.2013 | Gay Voices
Wilson Knight

Why is it that we gay men allow ourselves to be subjected to secret relationships with closeted men? I've gone through so much self-inflicted emotional anguish because I wanted to be with someone who, quite frankly, didn't care enough to want to be with me.

A Stay At A Truly 'Captivating' Hotel

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 10.31.2012 | Travel
Dr. Irene S. Levine

The 201-room Nobis Hotel, which opened in 2010, is centrally located on Norrmalmstorg Square in downtown Stockholm. Its address has assumed an infamous role in history and culture: The term Stockholm Syndrome, coined in 1973, is used to describe a psychological phenomenon that occurred within these walls.

People Are Baby Crazy -- In a Scary Way

Monica Wyche | Posted 10.13.2012 | Parents
Monica Wyche

Was I pimping out my child for the entertainment of the elderly? And if so, is that a bad thing?

2012: The 'Stockholm Syndrome' Election

Paul Abrams | Posted 10.07.2012 | Politics
Paul Abrams

So, here we are, all "you people," being deliberately targeted for pain so we will feel so anxious, so unhappy and so angry that we will embrace anyone else, even those who have deliberately screwed us for their political gain.

'Fighting For A World Where Girls Are Not for Sale'

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 04.28.2012 | Impact
Marcia G. Yerman

The first time I heard Rachel Lloyd speak was in 2005, the year of the 70th Annual Academy Awards. "It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp" had won for the b...

The Stockholm Syndrome Theory Of Long Novels

themillions.com | Posted 07.16.2011 | Books

I used to be the kind of reader who gives short shrift to long novels. I used to take a wan pleasure in telling friends who had returned from a tour o...

Parent, Thy Name Is Love: Dissecting The Tiger

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lorraine Devon Wilke

Weeks later and we're still talking about her. Letters to the editor, articles popping up online... it was even the main topic at the weekend gatherin...

Ethiopia: Birtukan Unbound!

Alemayehu G. Mariam | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alemayehu G. Mariam

Meles Zenawi jailed Birtukan Midekssa to make sure she would not whip him at the polls. He let her loose to pander to Birtukan's generation and hoodwink the international community.

Mackenzie Phillips and the Stockholm Syndrome

Alison Rose Levy | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alison Rose Levy

In the aftermath of Mackenzie Phillip's shocking revelations of long term incest with her father, "Papa" John Phillips of the sixties' singing group, the Mamas and the Papas, some people are wondering why the actress allowed the incest to continue for ten years-- into her twenties.