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Deanna Pai

  1. it's complicated
    You Don’t Have to Move in TogetherOn taking a pause between relationship milestones.
  2. it's complicated
    What to Know Before Getting Back Together With an ExIt had been six years since Austin and I broke up, but we weren’t sure whether the time apart would help or hurt this time around.
  3. science of us
    How ‘Wellness’ Culture Creates an Illusion of Control Over DeathBarbara Ehrenreich’s sometimes persuasive, sometimes antagonistic new book.
  4. science of us
    The Biggest Findings From a New Study on InfidelityAnd what habits to change if these risk factors feel a little familiar.
  5. science of us
    Doctors Don’t Know How to Deal With Women’s PainThree new books explore how women have been conditioned by the medical system to downplay their own suffering.
  6. science of us
    How to Tell If You’re Being a Neglectful FriendOr if your friend is being too demanding of your time.
  7. it's complicated
    Breaking Up With the Boyfriend Who Got Me Through CancerBesides my immediate family, he’s the only person who’s seen the worst of me and loved me anyway.
  8. science of us
    It’s Cuffing Season for Friendship, TooWhy brave the cold to go out and meet new people when you can stay in with the ones you already know?
  9. science of us
    How to Take a Friendship Break That Doesn’t Turn Into a Breakup“Hey, I want less of you in my life right now” is a conversation that can easily head south.
  10. science of us
    Here’s a Study to Make You Feel Better About All Your Bad Tinder DatesNew research shows that dating-app algorithms are effectively useless at predicting romantic attraction.
  11. science of us
    The Things You Learn About Your Friends When You Need a New LiverI was surprised by who volunteered to be a donor — and who didn’t.
  12. Here’s What Not to Say to Someone With CancerMy disease didn’t care how brave I was.
  13. Finally, My Case of ‘Chemo Brain’ Is VindicatedA new study illustrates what I already knew: Chemotherapy can mess with your memory, and the stress of cancer treatment just makes it worse.