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How Our Past Influences Our Present
Daniel Goldstein: The battle between your present and future self
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Daniel Goldstein: The battle between your present and future self

Do you remember the story of Odysseus and the Sirens from high school or junior high school? There was this hero, Odysseus, who’s heading back home after the Trojan War. And he’s standing on the deck of his ship, he’s

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Why It Is So Hard to Live in the Present
The wait is sexy | Yvonne Orji | TEDxWilmingtonSalon
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The wait is sexy | Yvonne Orji | TEDxWilmingtonSalon

Translator: Peter van de Ven Reviewer: Mile Živković You cannot date until you get married. Yeah, that was the only dating advice that I got for my very strict immigrant Nigerian parents when at 16, I asked them if I

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The Sex-Starved Relationship
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The Sex-Starved Relationship

Being in a relationship where it doesn’t feel like there’s enough sex sounds like a trivial and somewhat comedic luxury problem As though someone were complaining there wasn’t enough tennis or yoga between a couple. But an absence of sex

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The Cycle Of Violence Explained
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The Cycle Of Violence Explained

You’re describing a cycle of violence here. And, you guys didn’t invent it. It’s very well entrenched. It’s definitely a cycle of violence. And, Robin deals with domestic violence all the time. She works with women that are caught in

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Intimacy After Trauma | Kat Smith | TEDxMountainViewCollege
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Intimacy After Trauma | Kat Smith | TEDxMountainViewCollege

Translator: Gianna Carroni Reviewer: Peter van de Ven Good evening. I am an intimalogist. That’s not to be confused with entomologist with an E because that’s a bug expert. And even though I can bug the hell out of some

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How to Improve Self Disclosure : Avoid Self Disclosure to Non-Intimate People
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How to Improve Self Disclosure : Avoid Self Disclosure to Non-Intimate People

Now, when we’re talking about self disclosure we’re talking about revealing things to people. Maybe secrets maybe personal things, maybe skeletons in our closet. Something that you want to do is you want to resist the temptation to disclose really

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The Fear of Intimacy
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The Fear of Intimacy

Nowadays we’re pretty tough on people who have a certain kind of fear. People who are afraid of getting close. People who need to sit alone for quite a long time everyday. People who don’t always find it easy to

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