How to dump someone on Valentine’s Day – or any day – without being a jerk | Life and style | The Guardian

Last week, Merriam-Webster added more than a thousand words to the dictionary. Among them, “to ghost” was defined as abruptly cutting off all contact with someone by no longer accepting or responding to phone calls or messages. With Valentine’s Day approaching – a time of year some data analysts have found is actually a peak […]

Oklahoma Lawmakers Want Men to Approve All Abortions

Something unexpected happened in the Oklahoma Legislature on February 8 that had Karo Chowning feeling pretty optimistic. That morning, lawmakers in the House Public Health Committee blocked one anti-abortion bill and a second was tabled without discussion. It was certainly unusual for a deeply conservative Republican government that over the years has distinguished itself by passing […]

Dump Your Toxic Friends – Paging Dr. NerdLove

  There’s a quote attributed to Steven Winterburn that I like: “Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure that you are not, in fact, just surrounded by assholes.” I find that many of the people I coach need to do this sort of examination, because we all tend to have a specific […]