Here are a few things from around the web that may interest you:
She found out her male colleagues were keeping track of her “time of the month” after she had a small argument with one of them, who had asked her if she was having her period.
“I was shocked and said, ‘Yes. How do you know?’” she explained to me.
It turns out he had been tracking her cycle on his work calendar, sending himself reminders of when her period was about to come up. Making the whole thing worse, he’d sent the calendar to all their male colleagues so they could all keep track of her and their other female friends’ cycles.
Making friends isn’t just good for your spirit, it’s good for your physical health:
Loneliness, which Emily Dickinson described as “the Horror not to be surveyed,” is a quiet devastation. But it is increasingly being viewed as something more: a serious public health issue deserving of public funds and national attention. […] Researchers have found mounting evidence linking loneliness to physical illness and to functional and cognitive decline. As a predictor of early death, loneliness eclipses obesity.
Thank you to those who submitted links for me to include. If you see something around the web you think DW readers would appreciate, please send me a link to firstname.lastname@example.org and if it’s a fit, I’ll include it in Friday’s round-up. Thanks!