What It’s Like to Fill in the Gaps in Your Health History When You’re Adopted

For the first 18 years of my life, my family history was a complete mystery. I was adopted as a baby, and while at times that reality has been painful, I was extremely fortunate to have been raised by two of the kindest people who were simply meant to be parents. But despite having an idyllic childhood, I spent a lot of time imagining my birth family. I wondered what they looked like, what their voices sounded like, and if they shared my interests and passions. What I never really wondered abou

I Tried A CBD Massage For My Chronic Pain. Here's What Happened.

The frenzy over CBD (also known as cannabinoid, the non-psychoactive component found in a cannabis plant) isn’t slowing down. Canada just legalized the use of recreational cannabis, including CBD, allowing residents to try CBD products to improve issues like anxiety, sexual performance and poor sleep. Many wellness centers are also jumping on board, using products like CBD oil ― arguably one of the most commonly used forms of CBD ― as a way to alleviate customers’ various ailments. One of those

Why Are Millennials Having Less Sex Than Their Parents Did at the Same Age?

Free-thinking liberal millennials, also known as the ‘hook-up’ generation, are swiping right on multiple partners and swinging from the chandeliers every weekend, right? The truth is actually way more vanilla. In fact, according to two studies by Mumsnet and the journal Archives Of Sexual Behaviour, those born after 1990 are having less sex than their parents did at the same age — and even coupled-up millennials are experiencing a sex drought.

7 Questions You Should Ask Your Mom About Her Health ASAP

When it comes to assessing your risk for a variety of health conditions and diseases, your parents can provide a wealth of information that can help doctors to treat you correctly. This is especially true for your mom and her side of the family tree. Not all health problems have a genetic component, but understanding more about your maternal health history can help you to understand your own body better and make predictions for the future. But first, you need to ask the right questions.

New Service Promises to Manipulate Your Wife Into Having Sex With You

Relationships, the saying goes, are hard. Many couples find their sex drives are mismatched over time, a problem that sex therapists often suggest fixing by working on communication. The Spinner, launched in April of this year, offers a different route to marital bliss — the online service encourages dissatisfied husbands to skip all that messy relationship effort and instead try to manipulate their wives on a subconscious level, in a way only possible in the age of the Internet.

The Swedish Tradition of Death Cleaning Explained

We often only really know people in snapshots, through the role they played in our lives rather than the sum total of their experiences and life events. When loved ones die and we’re left to sort through their belongings, new dimensions of their life stories and personalities are revealed within the cupboards, drawers and storage bins of their homes: old love letters, the remnants of abandoned hobbies or a penchant for saving every elastic band, string tie or margarine container for some imagi
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