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  1. it's complicated
    It’s Complicated: The Time I Scheduled A Heartbreak Three Months in AdvanceI knew he was moving. We stayed together anyway.
  2. first person
    Our Sister BeckyWhat if the doctors had listened to her?
  3. science of us
    What Kind of Person Proposes in Public?Almost nobody wants this.
  4. am i dying
    Please Tell Me I Won’t Get Black Hairy Tongue From Taking AntibioticsIt’s possible.
  5. ask polly
    Ask Polly: ‘My Parents Don’t Love Me!’You don’t deserve to get hurt, over and over again.
  6. it's complicated
    I Live Like I’m a Plus-One to My Own LifeThe silent-meditation retreat that gave my marriage a makeover.
  7. science of us
    5 Books You Should Read If You Have Social AnxietyFrom serious cultural history to fun, relatable YA.
  8. science of us
    Air Pollution Can Travel Into Pregnant Women’s PlacentasNew research confirms what was previously a hypothesized link.
  9. science of us
    Introverted Doesn’t Mean What You Think It MeansMaybe alone time isn’t so great after all!
  10. astrology
    Madame Clairevoyant: Horoscopes for the Week of September 17Libra season is upon us — and Mercury enters Libra this week, too!
  11. science of us
    Teenagers Do Too Know What Real Love IsTeen brains are still developing, but that doesn’t mean they can’t FEEL.
  12. wellness
    Vampire Facials May Have Exposed Customers to HIVA New Mexico spa is under inspection for putting customers at risk.
  13. over easy
    I Tried to Master Roasted Vegetables and Somehow Only Got WorseHow a tiny potato with a mind of her own forced me to dismantle my oven.
  14. how i got this baby
    The Mom Who Did IVF for Her Husband’s Infertility, Not Hers“Male infertility is almost never talked about — and when it is, it’s a joke. There’s zero nuance.”
  15. science of us
    What It’s Like Dating a PsychopathAn interview with a man who knows.
  16. it's complicated
    Giving Up Alcohol Made Me Date Like a Teenager AgainMy newfound sobriety came with a return to the awkward flirting, wholesome booze-free activities, and intense emotions of adolescence.
  17. reproductive rights
    Planned Parenthood’s New President Is a Doctor and an ImmigrantWen currently serves as the commissioner of health in Baltimore.
  18. am i dying
    Is My Incessant Phone Use Giving Me Carpal Tunnel?How to avoid needing to sleep in a wrist brace.
  19. ask polly
    ‘How Can I Make Art When So Many People Expect So Much Greatness From Me?’It’s crucial to recognize that the work IS the end, not a means to an end.
  20. motherhood
    Serena Williams Is Fighting for TwoLike me, Serena Williams is concerned with what her personal history will mean for her daughter.
  21. science of us
    There’s So Much to Worry About I Forgot to Worry About Plastic PoisoningNow you’re telling me my yogurt tub is trying to kill me?
  22. science of us
    Proof That Using Brain Teasers in a Job Interview Is SadisticAnd narcissistic to boot!
  23. it's complicated
    Maybe Don’t Sleep With Your Employee’s Brother at Her WeddingThe story of an awkward work relationship, a set of killer abs, and a lesson I learned the hard way.
  24. first person
    I Know Exactly How to Pass the Postpartum Depression QuizFive minutes in the waiting room is all it takes.
  25. astrology
    Madame Clairevoyant: Horoscopes for the Week of September 10Warrior Mars enters rebellious Aquarius this week — what rules will you break?
  26. over easy
    My Attempt to Earn the Respect of a French SouffléIt requires a lot of arm strength.
  27. science of us
    Can You Be Blissfully Unaware of Your Own Stress?Sometimes it’s better not to know.
  28. it's complicated
    A Fight About Tea Almost Destroyed My RelationshipDating across cultures can turn small instances of ignorance into something more.
  29. health
    Everything We Know About the Emirates Airline Flight Quarantined at JFKOne hundred sick passengers, “intense coughing,” and Vanilla Ice.
  30. the world according to goop
    Goop Settles Lawsuit About Those Vaginal EggsGwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle brand agreed to pay $145,000 in response to claims of deceptive marketing.
  31. ask polly
    ‘How Can I Believe in Anything, After So Many Shitty Things Have Happened?’When the stakes are high, trying to navigate your current, disappointing reality is the most terrifying thing of all.
  32. it's complicated
    Testing High Standards After a Lifetime of SettlingMoving to a new city with a bigger dating pool taught me that it’s deceptively easy to overcorrect into being too picky.
  33. astrology
    Madame Clairevoyant: Horoscopes for the Week of September 3Mercury enters Virgo this week, and Saturn ends its retrograde.
  34. nice things
    Please Enjoy This Extremely Heartwarming ‘Vows’ ColumnIn which a man reconnected his birth parents and officiated their wedding.
  35. science of us
    So, How Bad Is It to Smoke Pot While Pregnant?Mainly, we don’t know.
  36. over easy
    I Burned This Wonderful Galette to a CrispTrying to make a perfectly imperfect summer pie.
  37. science of us
    This Is the Age When Your Self-Esteem PeaksIt stays at its highest point for a full decade.
  38. fertility
    You Need More Than a Frozen Egg to Make a BabyWhy is IVF left out of discussions about egg freezing?
  39. it's complicated
    How Soon After Widowhood Can You Feel Good Again?Relearning sex, and love, in the aftermath of my husband’s death.
  40. science of us
    What Does It Mean to Quantify Desirability?Unpacking that new study on looking for love with people out of your league.
  41. parenthood
    The Mom Whose Husband Died Weeks After She Gave Birth“To be honest, I don’t know how I got through it, having a newborn and a very sick husband.”
  42. the doctor is in
    9 Doctors on the Strangest Objects They’ve Removed From Patients’ BodiesQuarters and candles and dinosaurs, oh my!
  43. science of us
    Women Are Apparently Freezing Their Eggs in Their Mid-20s NowNew, boutique fertility centers are increasingly targeting young women.
  44. anti-vax
    Nurse Fired for Posting About Patient’s Measles in Anti-Vaxxer Facebook Group“By no means have I changed my vax stance, and I never will. But I just wanted to share my experience.”
  45. ask polly
    Ask Polly: ‘All of My Friends Are Terrible But I Love Them. What Can I Do?’Your old ways of doing things won’t work anymore.
  46. summer of scam
    ‘Serial Dine-and-Dasher’ Arrested for Awful Dating EtiquetteAn L.A. man has been arrested for routinely leaving his dates to foot the bill for lavish dinners.
  47. am i dying
    Am I Allergic to My Own Sweat?Why sweating might make you so itchy.
  48. science of us
    6 Great Books to Read If You Have AnxietyFiction and nonfiction that will help you cope.
  49. it's complicated
    Confessions of a Tinder TouristCall it the “sociological Tinder date” — even without any romantic spark, I love going out with matches just to learn about their lives.
  50. maternal health
    What It’s Like to Be a Doula for Women of ColorSix doulas in New York City discuss the challenges of their jobs.
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