Suicide Prevention Day: How to save a life

Make a commitmentAsk if you can make a plan (like meeting them for coffee the next morning). If you find out they are good at something — like writing poetry for instance — ask if you can call the next day so they can read you some. Remind them of the protective factors that kept […]

Man who invented labradoodle says it’s his ‘life’s regret’

He expounded on his concerns about designer dogs – the offspring of two different purebreds – to Psychology Today in 2014: “All these backyard breeders have jumped on the bandwagon, and they’re crossing any kind of dog with a poodle,” without concern for potential health implications, he said. “There are so many poodle crosses having […]

My life in sex: the ethical non-monogamist

How can we expect one person to meet all our needs? Sexually, I enjoy playing with different power dynamics; seeing multiple people allows me to do that. Yes, it’s harder to stay on top of your calendar, and there is more room to disappoint multiple people when you’re not honest with what you can give, […]

My life in sex: the man who finally opened up about his erectile dysfunction

While my partner and I had previously had a fairly active sex life, I began looking for any excuse to avoid having sex. I later found out that she thought I might have been having an affair, because I kept buying her flowers and putting off being intimate. I hoped that if I avoided the […]

My life in sex: ‘I want to give a woman the orgasm of her life, but I don’t want to disobey the gospel’

Sex has always been a forbidden fruit for me. I’m a third-generation member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. We believe sex is reserved for married couples, and anything else is breaking the law of chastity. That includes masturbation, which is easier said than done; my two most intimate relationships are with […]

Stage of life: Royal New Zealand Ballet’s Joseph and Katherine Skelton

I trained over in England for four years, but whenever I’d come back to New Zealand we’d hang out. We were best mates. She’d been with the RNZB for a year before I joined. We were always hanging out, so it was almost like, “Why are we not together? What are we waiting for?” There […]

Billie Piper goes for her favoured off-duty style as she dotes on daughter Tallulah, 20 months, during an outing with partner Johnny Lloyd

One fan wrote: ‘Binge watched all but the last episode of I Hate Suzie and at 2:55am I have to be sensitive. Billie Piper is impeccable and I couldn’t take my eyes off her, what an INCREDIBLE actress and BRILLIANTLY told story.’

Vanessa Hudgens showcases her stunning curves in a red gown as she brings to life Nicole Kidman’s character Satine from Moulin Rouge

Big fan: Hudgens love for Baz Luhrmann’s film dates as far back as 2011, when she said she ‘fell in love’ with Moulin Rouge on her first viewing to MTV News

Check in. Relax. But touch me not

In August, his company launched Thru, a cloud-based service that would allow guests to complete their check-in from their devices. “It can be implemented in any hotel in just one day using an online sign-up process. Hotels need not buy any additional hardware or software. Further, Thru comes with absolutely no adoption fee or any […]

Demi Lovato snaps up $7 million modern farmhouse style home as she begins new chapter with fiance Max Ehrich… just months after offloading infamous Hollywood Hills house

‘I knew I loved you the moment I met you. It was something I can’t describe to anyone who hasn’t experienced it firsthand but luckily you did too.. I’ve never felt so unconditionally loved by someone in my life (other than my parents) flaws and all,’ Demi wrote in her lengthy caption.