Mental Health

Do Spiders Feel Sad When I Destroy Their Webs?

There’s something about thresholds that make spiders think, “Yeah, this is a great fucking spot for a home.” Two pillars conveniently spaced for people to…

When It Comes to Treating Anxiety, Is There a Sensible Middle Ground Between ‘Hardcore Benzos’ and ‘Take a Relaxing Walk’?

I am never too far from a tiny white Ativan. Though I may go months between doses, I always know where the nearest one is….

Psychologists on How to Fill the Emptiness You Feel After Bingeing a Great Show

A couple of years ago, I began the formidable but rewarding journey of watching the entire Naruto and Naruto Shippūden anime series, which consists of…

Men Are Scamming Crisis Hotlines to Masturbate on Calls

Claire, a 27-year-old in Maryland, is used to difficult phone calls. For three years as an undergraduate, they volunteered for their college’s sexual assault response…