Mental Health

118 stories from 45 experts

The Memo for Office Romance during a Pandemic

Nivi Shrivastava, yesterday

When you are single and you end up spending almost half of your day with another single person, how ...

When you are single and you end up spending almost...

5 Tips to Stay Away from a Catfish on Dating Apps

Nivi Shrivastava, Oct 21

One of the many perils of being on a dating app is to be exposed to an unknown set of people, who could be potential catfish trying to feed off of your emotions.

One of the many perils of being on a dating app is...

Mondays are best savored with Masturbation.

Chetana Chaudhury, Oct 19

Now you know after a tiring day at work and office when the first day of the week goes rough.

Now you know after a tiring day at work and office when the first day of the week goes rough.

What does passing mean?

Abbey Tackett, Oct 18

What does passing mean? In the dictionary passing often means "the end of something," But in the Transgender community, passing is something different.

What does passing mean? In the dictionary passing ...

Coming Out: planning ahead, testing the waters, environment, support systems, and safety.

Vyom Raisurana, Oct 17

Coming out of the closet can be an intimidating and daunting process for many. Hiding or lying about one’s identity can be a very frustrating experience.

Coming out of the closet can be an intimidating and daunting process for many.

Condoms and consent: What is stealthing?

Joanna Anagnostou, Oct 16

CONTENT WARNING: This article discusses sexual assault, specifically the act of stealthing.

CONTENT WARNING: This article discusses sexual assault, specifically the act of stealthing.

Letting Go Gets Faster with Practice

Martha Tara Lee, Oct 15

When I first started doing volunteer helpline counseling (more than 15 years ago), it took me a whil...

When I first started doing volunteer helpline coun...

Anger, Sex, and Chronic Illness

Dr. Lee Phillips, Oct 12

Anger is a common emotional response to a chronic illness. You may wonder, “why me?” or feel enraged by the interruption of life plans and loss of autonomy.

Anger is a common emotional response to a chronic illness.

Masturbating without shame is the greatest feeling in the world

Chetana Chaudhury, Oct 05

It feels good pulling on these muscles, it feels better than worrying about who is watching and shame blocks our connection with ourselves.

It feels good pulling on these muscles, it feels b...

To all the people I hate(d)

Clementine Lips, Sep 23

On the processing of my anger and women's rage (the personal is political, as you know) A few weeks ago I was going to take part in a documentary about women´s rage.

On the processing of my anger and women's rage (th...