988 Has a Transparency Problem
The crisis line has provided little clarity on when and why callers in distress could face unwanted police intervention.
How Does Chronic Prostate Pain Affect Your Sex Life in Your 30s?
A couple discusses figuring how to enjoy themselves again after “sex became this medicalized thing.”
I Have Face Blindness. This Is How It Affects My Sex Life.
“I’ve definitely been sexually attracted to a lot of guys who other people found ugly.”
What We Don't Want to Know
Do you want to know what you’ll get for Christmas? A movie spoiler? When you’ll die? The study of deliberate ignorance reveals the topics people want to remain in the dark about.
We Both Have Narcolepsy. This Is How We Have Sex
“I recently tried putting rope restraints on myself to see if I could get out of them on my own, in case Liam ever fell asleep—and I can!”
Giving Birth at Home Can Be Essential to Transgender Parents Like Me
For soon-to-be trans parents, laboring and birthing in the private, predictable environment of home is sometimes the safest option.
What to Do if Your ADHD Medication Messes With Your Appetite and Body Image
Stimulants like Adderall can affect hunger and weight, which in turn can take a toll on mental health. Here's how to take care of your body and mind.
After a Person Accidentally Kills Someone, How Do They Heal and Move On?
The founder of a support group for people who’ve been involved in accidental killings explains what it takes to transcend the trauma.
‘Do I Have to Talk About My Mental Health With My Boss?’
If your boss probes for details—which could happen if she's concerned, or just because she's nosy—you don’t need to share more if you’d rather not.
How to Make a Phone Call
If just... picking up and dialing fills you with dread, here are some ways to make it suck a little less.
How to Handle It When a Loved One Relapses After Getting Sober
I’ve been on both sides: as the user, and the loved one staging an intervention. To quote a maxim I often heard at AA, relapse is part of recovery.
I'm a Gay Man With Body Dysmorphic Disorder. Here's How I Have Sex
“I found myself looking at my partners’ abs, skin, or penis and comparing it to my own, then feeling inferior.”