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Managing Friendships In A Global Pandemic

There are four key ingredients to building and maintaining successful friendships: investment, emotional closeness, trust, and support. By ​​Dr. Marcus C. Shepard After a year-and-a-half of battling Zoom fatigue, isolation, and a host of mental strains, it should come as no surprise that some of our friendships have taken a backseat as we try to...


Romance is Not Universal, Nor is it Necessary.

As sexist and misogynistic as it is heteronormative, this inordinate value placed on romance and marriage is consistently used to devalue single and unmarried women, painting us as inherently unworthy and pathetic, too difficult and too picky. Romance is not universal, or necessary. However, due to the way that romance has been heralded as a...