Discussion of news topics with a point of view, including narratives by individuals regarding their own experiences

Escape rooms have become really popular in the past few years. They seem to have been installed in every vacant building in tourist towns all over the country. As somebody with a fear of enclosed spaces and of being trapped, they do not appeal to me, despite my love of puzzles and themed attractions. The only way that I would agree to participate in an escape room would be if there were some kind of dog-centric one, filled with pug puppies. Although, on second thought, I don’t think I would want to escape from that.

I’m constantly battling negative thoughts. There’s no quick fix, but here’s how I seek relief.

Sometimes my worries are triggered by an external source; other times, there’s no specific cause

Think cats are standoffish or unpleasant? This one proves you wrong.

Cats get a bad rap, but in reality, they’re as behaviorally diverse as dogs

All my life, I’ve been teased for using pads instead of tampons. But it’s more common than you think.

What’s more, some people with periods don’t have a choice