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Living With It
Living With It

What It's Like to Live With Epidermolysis Bullosa

One in 22,000 people worldwide has a form of the skin condition Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB).
Sanne de Waard
3 days ago
body
body

Everything You Need to Know About Treating Cystic Acne

It’s different from other, more superficial types of types of acne like blackheads and whiteheads because it’s deeper down in your skin.
Colleen de Bellefonds
8.9.18
body
body

When Is Peeing Too Often the Sign of a Problem?

“I talk to people who just let it drop that they go to the bathroom 20 times a day. They don’t realize that’s unusual.”
Nick Keppler
7.19.18
Sex
Sex

How to Stop Feeling Guilty About What You Want in Bed

Repressing your sexual desires is bad for your sex life.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
7.6.18
relationships
relationships

Researchers Asked Cis People If They Would Date Trans People

The results of the first-ever study on this subject are bleak.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
6.27.18
Sex
Sex

Trying Not to Think About Sex Just Makes You Think About Sex More

Teaching people their sexual thoughts are “dirty” or “impure” has problematic consequences.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
6.14.18
Sleep
Sleep

How to Introduce Your CPAP Machine Into a Relationship

Between 5 and 20 percent of the population has some degree of sleep apnea.
S.E. Smith
6.11.18
Fighting Words
Fighting Words

CrossFit Is a Home for Queer People Like Me

This week a high-ranking employee made homophobic statements, but the organization on the whole has shown itself to be an ally.
Spenser Mestel
6.8.18
anxiety
anxiety

How People Deal With Having Shy Bladder Syndrome

The condition—also known as bashful bladder and pee shyness—affects up to 20 million Americans.
Mark Hay
5.31.18
addiction
addiction

Women Become Dependent on Porn for Different Reasons Than Men Do

“I would skip breakfast and dinner and stay up all hours of the night watching porn, just to watch it."
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
5.24.18
hard data
hard data

Homophobia Literally Keeps Gay and Bisexual People Awake at Night

A new study could partly explain why gay and bisexual people run a higher risk of chronic health problems.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
4.23.18
hard data
hard data

Monogamists Are Less Satisfied With Their Relationships Than Polyamorists

A new study also looked at how they compare to swingers and people in open relationships.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
4.6.18