Spanking your kids is abuse

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According to a 50-year study done by the Journal of Family Psychology, spanking your child not only does not work as a form of punishment, it hinders the child’s development and learning, and can negatively affect their mental state.

Stop faking your orgasms

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Faking your orgasms creates a wall between you and your partner. Because they think you are enjoying what they are doing, they are—naturally—going to keep doing it.

What gets your goat: Phone etiquette

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“If you claim you can hear better with the phone speaker on in a loud environment like the SkyTrain or a busy college, you are lying to yourself and everyone else around you. To quote the honourable Judge Judy on this matter, “Don’t piss on my leg and tell me it’s raining.”

The Other Opinion

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There has been a lot of controversy as to whether this campaign will change anything regarding sexual violence and people who have been hurt by it. Here is what the students of Douglas College have to say about it.

Advertising fake medical science should be a crime

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If these are used for emotional or spiritual well-being, that’s awesome and should be encouraged. That’s not what kills people. The use of these traditional remedies (or reinterpretations of them) and presenting them as peer-reviewed, provably effective medicine does.