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Learning Languages Can Make You Feel Like an Idiot - But It's Worth It
I’ve been learning foreign languages ever since I was a teenager. So far I’ve managed to achieve the level of a native speaker in English, a very good conversationalist in French, the basics of Russian and Spanish, and am currently studying German at a university.
How to Deal With Learned Helplessness in Your Relationship
Until my partner pointed out to me that I always turned to him with every problem, large or small, I didn’t have a single clue I was doing it. I did it automatically, without any further thought or self-awareness.
4 Upsetting Things I Wish Men Never Did to Women
When I was 17, I believed I hated men. I would never marry them, I felt like the chance of meeting a kind man worthy of my love was too slim to even count, and I held on to so many grudges from my past that I could choke on them.
6 Signs You’re Highly Attractive No Matter How You Look
Have you ever felt frustrated that your attractiveness is so deeply tied to your appearance? I’ve been there too. The fact that we can’t change the way we look is sometimes disheartening. No matter how beautiful we are, there are always times in our lives when we feel inadequate, deeply unattractive and like we’d rather cover all mirrors so we don’t have to look at our face. There are highs and there are lows.
This Bookworm Method Might Help You Recognise the Quality of Your Relationships
After spending 10 years in a co-dependent friendship that eventually fell apart half a year ago, I’m back in business. I’m officially on the lookout for new friends, optimistic and determined that this time, I’ll extend my inner social circle beyond three people in total. Turns out, when you lose one of your three closest people, you’re only left with two. Who knew?
The List of 5 Ridiculous Things a Man Has Told Me About Womanhood
Women talk too much. That’s what some men say these days, isn’t it? Women talk and talk and don’t know when to stop. Well, as true as that may be sometimes, it can also just be a huge male moment of projecting without self-awareness. Contrary to popular belief, men can talk too much as well — especially when it comes to womanhood.
The 4 Traits of People Who Set Themselves Up for Misery
I used to be miserable. Just two years ago, I spent all my time working a job I hated just so I had enough money to pay rent in a city I had wished to live in for 6 years. I always wanted to move to a foreign country, study at a prestigious university and work any job that would enable me to live this dream — yet when I finally reached that final destination after years of dreaming, it wasn’t enough.