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Why do many women experience premenstrual syndrome?

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Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a complex condition, a tough nut to crack. It’s mainly because its symptoms are wide-ranging and vary considerably in severity from one woman to another.

3 major reasons why people commit suicide

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Once, when I was in my teens, I read a newspaper piece about this politician who'd died in a helicopter crash. He was dearly loved by the people of his region and when they heard of his death, many died of shock while others committed suicide.

What makes lesbian porn so popular?

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PornHub, the world’s largest porn website, releases its analytics report every year that reveals how its users are engaging with the website. It turns out that for the past three consecutive years, the most popular search term on PornHub has been “lesbian”.

5 major reasons why men like watching porn

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It is no secret that men are, by far, the largest consumers of porn. It won't be an exaggeration to say that almost the entire porn industry seems designed to cater to the desires of men. Even married men and men in relationships look at porn, much to the chagrin of their partners.

Understanding the psychology of self-sacrifice

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In A Tale of Two Cities, a famous novel by Charles Dickens, two men named Charles Darnay and Sydney Carton fall in love with the same woman- Lucie. Charles Darnay, however, gets the girl, marries her and has a child with her.

What causes sibling rivalry? An evolutionary perspective

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At first glance, sibling rivalry doesn’t seem to make sense from an evolutionary psychological perspective. Siblings, because they share similar genes, should be inclined only to cooperate and help each other achieve reproductive success.

Why are some faces more attractive than others?

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Think about the faces that you consider attractive- faces of the people in your life or perhaps of the celebrities you like. What is it about these faces that makes them attractive? What separates these faces from the ones you don’t find attractive?