How Nice Does a Woman Have to Be to a Guy She Rejects?

In the world of rejections, I always think of the movie Say Anything: A guy is allowed/expected/culturally celebrated for wooing his ex back with grand gestures. It would be a very different movie if she simply called the police. (If a heartbroken woman holds up a boom box in the rain outside her ex's bedroom, the only … » 8/03/13 5:00pm 8/03/13 5:00pm

Moms and Dads Are Both Equally Capable of Ruining Their Children's Lives

Have you been longing for scientific confirmation of what every adult has figured out in therapy or learned from watching TV? Well, you're in luck. It's now been proven that our parents can fuck us up like almost nothing else can. And it's not just our mothers who mess us up. It turns out our dads are equally… » 6/13/12 2:40pm 6/13/12 2:40pm

Do Bullying Victims Have Bad Social Skills?

A recent study found that boys as well as girls experience meanness and "relational aggression" — but what's really surprising is the researchers' view of the "negative characteristics" that can make a kid a target. » 3/10/10 3:00pm 3/10/10 3:00pm