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The behaviour they avoid, and how they make you feel

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I’ve had my fair share of unsuccessful relationships.

Sometimes I was the one to blame. Sometimes they were. More often than not, it was a mixture of both — our unhealthy behaviour merged into one big disaster of miscommunication and feelings of resentment.

Sounds familiar?

Over the years, I’ve sorted…

It’s called Anxious Attachment Style and it can be changed.

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Here’s something you might not have known: your romantic partner regulates the levels of hormones in your blood, your blood pressure, your heart rate, even your breathing.

Your hypothalamus won’t be triggered as much when you go through stressful situations as long as your loved one is standing by your…

The science of overriding the lazy autopilot in your brain and following your passion

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Most days, I have to force myself to sit down and write.

As someone who’s trying to make it as a freelance writer, I don’t wake up and think, “Oh, I’m so excited to write four thousand words today!”

Often, my thought process is more like, “I want to stay…

I stopped before it backfired

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Here’s the thing about threesomes.

They sound exciting. Exhilarating. They sound like something that will set you free, that will strengthen your relationship, that will turn you into this free open-minded spirit who gets the difference between love and pleasure.

And for some people, that’s exactly what happens. But often……

Women aren’t the problem here.

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I have daddy issues.

Just like dozens of other people I know personally, not to mention thousands of strangers. Women and men both struggle with daddy issues in all parts of the world, either subconsciously or on some active conscious level.

Not all women. Not all men. But a considerable…

The way you use the platform is tied to your sense of self-worth

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A little over a week ago, I decided to give Upwork a proper try.

Yeah, that’s right. I looked this hellish dungeon of writing for scraps directly in the eye and I said, “Not today, a strange man from the other side of the world who thinks I’d love nothing…

Please, don’t do this and think it’s okay.

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I have a confession to make.

After a whole day of working, running errands and being a fully functioning human in general, there’s nothing I love more than sitting down and watching a bunch of young British people kiss and argue on Love Island.

Not only does the reality TV…

If women want to change the patriarchy, they have to become better mothers

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In today’s world, men can be both villains and victims of the patriarchy — although we refuse to admit that sometimes.

Personally, feminism isn’t only about fighting for women’s rights. It’s about making all areas of life equal for all genders. And men’s issues ultimately count toward that, too.

So…

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