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Just another hookup or will she see him again?

  Adrianna was in no mood for reflection as she sat in the conference room in her borderline sexy Max Mara dress. She was pissed. Pissed at her boss who’d just given her an impossible deadline, pissed at her father and, above all, pissed at her know it all shrink who was convinced he could […]

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Fear of Flying: The fear comes with it. You need to conquer it.

  Ellie pulled up to the corner of 82nd and Third Avenue in a red BMW convertible and screeched to a halt as a gust of hot summer wind blew her silky espresso hair around her face. Hannah slid in beside her and Ellie gave her a deep, searching kiss. “So where are you taking […]

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Are Hook-Ups any Different on the East Coast and the West Coast?

Is the sexual behavior of young, new millennial women on the West Coast any different than on the East Coast. A recent Huff Post blog, on hook-ups and missed connections reports that while UC Berkeley hook ups on Facebook are described in lurid detail after the fact, New York University Hook-Ups on Facebook have the […]

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Prescription Pain Killers are on the Rise for Women When They Shouldn’t Be

A recent report from the Center for Disease Control states that: About 42 women die every day from a drug overdose (including those from prescription painkillers). Since 2007, more women have died from drug overdoses than from motor vehicle crashes. More than 940,000 women were seen in emergency departments for drug misuse or abuse in […]

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Why Men Hide Their Vulnerability Differently Than Women.

One of the most important insights shared by Brene Brown in her TED talk on shame and vulnerability is about how shame in our culture is organized by gender. For women it’s about cultural norms that dictate they should be: Nice Thin Modest, and Use all available resources for appearance It’s about unattainable, conflicting expectations […]

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