What to Say When Someone Is Gaslighting You

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The term “gaslighting”—as in, the psychological manipulation, not the 19th century profession—has been thrown around a lot over the past decade or so. And while it can be both overused and misused, the awareness of the concept in general has been helpful for many people who experienced this type of behavior from a…

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How to Create Vignettes That Really Pull a Room Together

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Back when we were allowed to freely visit other people in their homes, you may have noticed that some had what was seemingly an area of knickknacks or other pieces of “decor” grouped together that somehow...worked. It didn’t look like some random junk taking up space, or the clearance aisle of a Home Goods—it looked…

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How to Get $200 Worth of Room Service During Your 4/20 Hotel Stay

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This year, there’s even more to celebrate than usual on April 20th, now that 17 states plus Washington, D.C. have legalized the recreational use of marijuana. Four of those states—New Jersey, New York, Virginia and New Mexico—have done so in the past two months, so it’s probably still sinking in.

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16 Body-Positive TV Shows and Movies for When You're Done With Shaming

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Mainstream entertainment, never the friendliest of places, has lately been carving out a space for people who exist outside of contemporary beauty standards. Odds are still good actors will find it more difficult to get certain types of roles if they don’t fit the mold—there’s a lot of overlap in the circles of “funny…

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You Should Use GeForce Experience to Optimize Your Apps, Too

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A new version of Nvidia’s GeForce Experience software is available now. The update is packed with new features, expanded device and game support, and bug fixes, but there are two new features that will be helpful for all those moments you aren’t gaming on your PC: automatic app optimization and noise reduction for OBS

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I'm 'Couples Therapy' Psychologist Dr. Orna Guralnik, and This Is How I Work

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Dr. Orna Guralnik’s career is all about drawing boundaries. As a psychoanalyst, boundaries between herself and patients, in addition to the necessary space between her work and personal life, are in constant interplay. Pair that with hosting Showtime’s Couple’s Therapy—called “raw and delicious” by at least one…

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The Out-of-Touch Adults' Guide to Kid Culture: Lick the Space Rock, Kyle

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This week, the out-of-touch guide is taking a look at science. We got aerospace engineers licking space rocks, YouTube influencers using lie detectors, Neil DeGrasse Tyson’s twitter-feud with a frozen meat product, and more tales of when great scientific minds meet the internet’s rabble.

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How to Talk to Your Partner About Opening the Relationship

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Ever thought about sleeping with someone who isn’t your partner? Ever acted on it? You already know you’re not alone: Nearly half of marriages end in divorce and anywhere from 20% to 40% of those divorces are caused by infidelity. Maybe the key to happy relationships, then, is leaving space for a little penalty-free…

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