Noisy Silence

Why don’t we just say what we want to say and ask the questions we want to ask? … We rather the silence, even if it’s the noisy kind. … See, there are 9 kinds of silence, as Paul Goodman outlined in his book Speaking and Language: “Not speaking and speaking are both human ways of […]

The Vacancy of Leaving

Do they have a word for the vacancy you feel after leaving? … I’ve just woken up from a dream. I am still feeling a little shaken and a lot sad. And I am currently thinking, What the fvck kind of headspace am I in? I dreamed that I was back in a familiar place, […]

Attachment Theory: Can Your Infant Attachment Style Predict Your Approach to Romantic Relationships?

Ahh, yes, the big, complicated, thorny world of love and romantic relationships…this, we’re all at least a bit interested in, and most, if not all of us would rather go through it unscathed—thus, the attempt to understand as much of its intricacies as humanly possible. Psychology, of course, has all but shied away from studying […]

Why You Date Who You Date: Evolutionary Psychology Explains

Picture a woman in her early 20s, with smooth and glowing skin, shiny hair, full lips, and bright eyes. She has a perfect 36-24-36 body figure and her voluptuous hips sway gracefully as she walks past by. It’s hard not to imagine such a woman turning heads as she saunters down an alley, gathering awed […]