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Tame the tension: Science-backed ways to talk it out

Rate this article and enter to win How often are you baffled by someone’s refusal to share (or even see) your point of view? As a species, humans are not terribly effective at changing other...
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Speaking, performing, presenting? How to turn fear into fuel

Rate this article and enter to winArticles about performance anxiety, aka “stage fright,” usually start the same way: Surveys reveal that Americans fear public speaking more than anything else, including death. Well, I’m pleased...
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Suicide prevention: What to do when a friend needs help

Rate this article and enter to winHave you been worried about a friend, roommate, or classmate who is increasingly withdrawn, behaving recklessly, or hinting at self-harm? Joining a college campus means joining a community—and...
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Students get real about race—and how to help each other

Rate this article and enter to winIn a recent survey by SH101, close to 1,000 students described incidents of racial bias that they’ve observed or experienced, usually in school. We asked students and experts...
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Birth control and protection: What works best for you?

Rate this article and enter to winYour relationship with your birth control might be among the most important of your life. Maybe you are (or will be) intimate with a partner of the opposite...
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Vital vocab for hookups, relationships, & everything in between

Rate this article and enter to winIn an intimate or romantic encounter, talking or expressing desire creates some of the sexiest moments. If you can find someone who values pleasure, mutuality, and emotional connection...
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Finding yourself: 8 steps to sexual empowerment

Rate this article and enter to winHave you hesitated to tell a romantic or sexual partner what you want? Maybe you’ve even hesitated to tell yourself. Many of us have had sexual experiences in...
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Feel like an imposter? How to own your awesome

Rate this article and enter to winMaybe you rocked the SATs and got into the school you barely dared apply to. Or you won three consecutive track meets and broke your own record. But...
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Quiz: What kind of a roommate are you?

Rate this article and enter to winOne way to find out is to live with someone for a year, ask them to review your roommate performance, and brace yourself for the verdict. Another way...
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Sextrequest?: 6 smart ways to respond

Rate this article and enter to winWe have a sexting situation on our hands. Or, more accurately, in our hands. Sexting is a type of cyber-flirting, an expression of sexuality. But if our words...