Gender

Why Women Are Leaving Their Husbands to Marry Other Women

Why Women Are Leaving Their Husbands to Marry Other Women
Relationships
month ago

A noticeable trend has emerged in marriage and relationships in recent years — women leaving their husbands to marry other women. This cultural shift challenges traditional norms and prompts us to reevaluate our understanding of love, commitment, and societal expectations. This article explores the reasons behind this phenomenon, highlighting the evolving landscape of relationships and the increasing acceptance of diverse expressions of love.

I’m Referring to My Unborn Baby as “They/Them” and This Is Why I’m Convinced It’s the Right Thing to Do

I’m Referring to My Unborn Baby as “They/Them” and This Is Why I’m Convinced It’s the Right Thing to Do
Family & kids
2 months ago

For a mom-to-be, the excitement and anticipation for the new addition to the family are undeniable. Despite being a deeply personal journey, at some point the news of pregnancy would be spread, and the woman’s decisions regarding her own baby may sometimes be met with curious glances and raised eyebrows, even spark some unexpected reactions... Unsure of whom to turn to for guidance and support, this pregnant lady shared her unique experience with the online community.

Having More Than 2 Kids Leads to Cognitive Decline, a Study Reveals

Having More Than 2 Kids Leads to Cognitive Decline, a Study Reveals
People
6 months ago

Having 3 or more children has an impact on the brain equivalent to 6.2 years of aging. In comparison, parents with just 2 children are sharper cognitively than those with 3. There’s no doubt that having children brings both stress and joy, and researchers have shed light on how parenthood affects our mental abilities.

What to Do If a Burglar Is in Your House

What to Do If a Burglar Is in Your House
Tips & tricks
7 months ago

Wait, can you hear that? Sounds like someone’s knocking on your door. And you aren’t expecting anyone. Well, maybe that’s just your neighbor come to ask for some garden tools again. You get up to go downstairs, but then you hear the noise of metal scratching in the keyhole. You stop, frozen in fear.Seconds later, you can hear the door clicking. The problem is that you live alone. First, let’s make sure there really is someone in the house. But you should be very quiet in case there’s a burglar. Look outside the house to search for traces. Can you see anything suspicious?Is there an unknown vehicle close to your house? Maybe you can spot some footsteps or broken window? Was the fence gate open? There might also be hints inside the house. But be careful if you’re looking for them: make sure you can’t be seen. Maybe there’re some lights off that are usually on. Or maybe there’s some mud on the floor that wasn’t there before.

A Transgender Man Shares His Story and Reveals His Shock When He Found Out He Was Pregnant

A Transgender Man Shares His Story and Reveals His Shock When He Found Out He Was Pregnant
Family & kids
8 months ago

In June 2023, the digital issue of Glamour UK was published and on the cover it featured Logan Brown, a transgender activist and author. Logan spoke about his upbringing and his journey into finding out who he really was. Of course, the moment that made him gain fame was when he found out he was pregnant and announced it on his TikTok account. After going through a whirlwind of emotions, he and his partner came to peace with it and couldn’t wait to meet their new baby.

10 Traits You Inherit Only From One Parent

10 Traits You Inherit Only From One Parent
Health
9 months ago

Have you ever wondered why you seem to have specific quirks, features, or abilities utterly different from your family members? Well, it turns out that some of these traits may have been inherited from only one parent — either your mom or your dad. So, forget about the classic nature vs nurture debate for a moment, and let’s dive into the fascinating world of genetics.

Dads Are Happier Than Moms, a Study Finds

Dads Are Happier Than Moms, a Study Finds
Family & kids
9 months ago

Fathers feel more joy when spending time and interacting with their children. They also tend to experience less stress than mothers when it comes to taking care of their children. It seems that fathers may have a unique way of parenting that enables them to have more fun and enjoyable experiences with their children, which could result in lower overall stress levels.

What If a Burglar Breaks In and You’re Home?

What If a Burglar Breaks In and You’re Home?
Curiosities
3 months ago

Wait, can you hear that? Sounds like someone’s knocking on your door. And you aren’t expecting anyone. Well, maybe that’s just your neighbor come to ask for some garden tools again. You get up to go downstairs, but then you hear the noise of metal scratching in the keyhole. You stop, frozen in fear. Seconds later, you can hear the door clicking. The problem is that you live alone.

14 Celebrities Who Came Out Later and Found Happiness

14 Celebrities Who Came Out Later and Found Happiness
People
10 months ago

As our society progresses, previously impossible or frowned-upon concepts are now accepted and normalized. However, some people still struggle to accept and reveal certain aspects of their true selves. Fearing judgment from friends, family, or the public, they conceal their true identities. It’s essential to come to terms with one’s identity as it can bring comfort, relief, and love at any age.

13 Celebrities Who Chose to Become Moms Later in Life

13 Celebrities Who Chose to Become Moms Later in Life
Family & kids
10 months ago

In the modern world, many women choose to become mothers later in life. And celebrities are no exception here. Some of them decided to become first-time mothers in their forties or later, and they are so happy to welcome their much-anticipated babies.

48-Year-Old Hillary Swank Reveals Why She’s in Awe With Her Twin Pregnancy

48-Year-Old Hillary Swank Reveals Why She’s in Awe With Her Twin Pregnancy
Family & kids
11 months ago

The pregnancy glow is real! Ever since she shared the exciting news in October last year, Hillary Swank has been all smiles. The beloved actress, who got pregnant for the first time at the age of 48, gave many women new hope for motherhood after 40. While the star admits she always thought she’d become a mom someday, Hilary waited patiently until everything started to fall into place.

Rejected by Her Whole Family, This Girl Became a Thriving Model and Proved Everyone Deserves Happiness

Rejected by Her Whole Family, This Girl Became a Thriving Model and Proved Everyone Deserves Happiness
People
year ago

Some people are born with a silver spoon in their mouth, and some easily overcome life’s obstacles with the help and support of their nearest and dearest. But some life stories and roads to success start with complete loneliness, struggle, and even rejection. Our featured heroine is a vivid example of how a person can overcome deep pain and loss in their life, and instead of breaking to pieces, they can climb the ladder to stardom.

As Susan Sarandon Turns 76, She Is Not Giving Up on Finding Love Again and Explains Why She Prefers Dating Younger Men

As Susan Sarandon Turns 76, She Is Not Giving Up on Finding Love Again and Explains Why She Prefers Dating Younger Men
People
year ago

When it comes to romance, society has many rules that define who we should and should not date. Yet, Susan Sarandon strongly believes that listening to our hearts is much more important than any boundaries set by others. In fact, the Hollywood star, who is turning 76 this year, has always been drawn to younger men, proving that age is just a number and what really matters is how young we feel.

15+ People Who See a Whole New World in the Details

15+ People Who See a Whole New World in the Details
Curiosities
year ago

There’s a phenomenon called “pareidolia,” where our mind tricks us into seeing faces in inanimate objects. But that’s not all, as one recent study claims that in those illusory faces we can recognize age, emotion, and gender. Fortunately, the Internet has plenty of fun examples for those who find this ability amusing or have yet to experience it.

16 Celebrities Who Proudly Shared Their Coming Out Stories

16 Celebrities Who Proudly Shared Their Coming Out Stories
People
year ago

While being something other than straight and cisgender is becoming more and more accepted, coming out can still be a very hard and scary decision to make. Always being in the spotlight, celebrities can also struggle with revealing their true identity to their fans.

12 Stars Who Embraced Both Their Feminine and Masculine Side and Will Have You Look Twice

12 Stars Who Embraced Both Their Feminine and Masculine Side and Will Have You Look Twice
People
year ago

Actors in Shakespeare’s day would cross-dress as women in order to play female roles. Nowadays, many actors dress as a different gender to challenge themselves, shake up stereotypes, and stretch the minds of their audience. Though it’s not easy to transform from the feminine to the masculine side or vice versa and nail the role convincingly, these 12 stars were brave enough to do both. In fact, some of them even wound up winning prestigious awards for their efforts.

“I’m a Monk Who’s Into Fashion and Makeup,” The Story of a Buddhist Who Breaks Gender Stereotypes By Being His Unapologetic Self

“I’m a Monk Who’s Into Fashion and Makeup,” The Story of a Buddhist Who Breaks Gender Stereotypes By Being His Unapologetic Self
People
year ago

Stilettos, a stylish ensemble, and glamorous makeup are not usually things that you would expect to see on a monk. Well, Kodo Nishimura is anything but ordinary. He is ancient and trendy at the same time. And he is blurring the lines of societal biases by proving that life is not just black and white — it can be a palette of rainbow colors too.

6 Traits That You Can Only Inherit From Your Father

6 Traits That You Can Only Inherit From Your Father
Health
year ago

In biology class, we learned that we inherit 50% of our DNA from our mothers and 50% from our fathers. This biological fact, however, does not mean that each parent passes on an equal amount of physical characteristics and genetic characteristics to their child. In fact, children are 60% more likely to inherit active traits from their fathers simply because nature prefers to express those genes.

5 Bold Women Who Challenged the Stereotype of 20-something Influencers

5 Bold Women Who Challenged the Stereotype of 20-something Influencers
People
2 years ago

In an industry as old as fashion, there were always new trends to catch up to, and particular colors or textures that became our wardrobe’s “must-haves.” Modern life has shown us that this approach has expired, there is no longer a single way to dress that works for all — we are, with all of our flaws and charms, our own unique selves. Dressing up is not age-based and a portrayal of fashion should not be either. This is the idea that brings these 5 bold women together. And today at Bright Side, we were very inspired by them, and we’d like to share the stories of these influencer trailblazers with you.

10 Surprising Items That Weren’t Gender Exclusive in the Past

10 Surprising Items That Weren’t Gender Exclusive in the Past
Curiosities
2 years ago

Harry Styles made headlines when he decided to wear a dress during a photoshoot for Vogue magazine. But in reality, dresses and skirts were often worn by men in the past. Other items as well, like leggings and high heels, have a much more complex history than it might seem at first glance. Many items that were once considered masculine were adopted by women, and this can also be true the other way around.

5 Stories Where Children Were Born Surprisingly Different from Their Parents

5 Stories Where Children Were Born Surprisingly Different from Their Parents
Curiosities
2 years ago

While genetics are a strong indication of the way kids will look once they are born, they are not everything. For example, 2 black parents can give birth to a white baby no matter how small the odds are. Also, a kid can be born with bright blue eyes while neither of their parents has that same characteristic. The bottom line is that anything is possible and science has an explanation for everything.

9 Pregnancy Tips From the Past That Show How Times Have Changed

9 Pregnancy Tips From the Past That Show How Times Have Changed
Family & kids
2 years ago

If we were to ask our grandmothers what it was like to be pregnant a long time ago, we would surely be surprised with the answers. Today, thanks to advances and changes in society, we have access to more information, and many things that are common in pregnancy were unimaginable decades ago.

19 Celebrities That Are Actually Proud of Their Grey Hair

19 Celebrities That Are Actually Proud of Their Grey Hair
People
2 years ago

According to statistics, more than 50% of men and women start getting grey hair when they are over the age of 30. And after the age of 50, about 95% of people go grey. Interestingly, gender only determines that: men usually get grey temples, and women, near the forehead. It’s quite natural to have grey hair but society is only just learning to treat this as the norm.

10 Royal Baby Rules You Likely Had No Idea Existed

10 Royal Baby Rules You Likely Had No Idea Existed
People
2 years ago

According to psychologists, disciplining children is absolutely necessary; this way, they’re more likely to have better social skills, friends, confidence, and self-sufficiency. However, when it comes to the royal family, rules (both spoken and unspoken) seem to regulate every step of its members, including the children.

Dads Are More Attentive to Daughters, a Study Claims

Dads Are More Attentive to Daughters, a Study Claims
Curiosities
2 years ago

Dads are some of the most important people in the world. They care for their kids, raise them, and are increasingly becoming stay-at-home parents. But it turns out they pay more attention to their daughters, and their behavior and brain are under the influence of their kids’ gender.

Why Some Women Give Birth Only to Boys or Only to Girls, According to Science

Why Some Women Give Birth Only to Boys or Only to Girls, According to Science
Family & kids
2 years ago

While the number of men and women has been almost the same, families who have kids of only one gender always leave people wondering why this happens. 60% of parents in the US have more than one child, and many people are scratching their heads about why they have multiple children of the same gender and how they can possibly have a boy or a girl.

15 People Who Changed Their Gender and Proved It’s Never Late to Do What Your Heart Says

15 People Who Changed Their Gender and Proved It’s Never Late to Do What Your Heart Says
People
7 months ago

While some people hesitate when it comes to whether they should try a new hairstyle or not, others dare to go for more radical changes in order to find their true selves. Changing gender is definitely a decision that requires a lot of thinking and weighing of all the pros and cons. Maybe that’s why those who can listen to what their heart says and go for this uneasy procedure, drum up so much admiration and respect.

20+ Stories That Prove Choosing a Child’s Name Can Be a Real Adventure

20+ Stories That Prove Choosing a Child’s Name Can Be a Real Adventure
People
3 years ago

The moment you receive the news that you’re pregnant and that you’re actually bringing a human being into this world can be one of the most exciting and beautiful moments of our lives. But then comes the matter of the name. Suddenly, everyone around you feels like they have a say in this. On top of that, you’re probably not making this decision on your own. Your significant other might have a thing or 2 to say about this. That’s why it’s not weird to spend months (or even years) looking for the perfect name for both a girl and a boy, just in case.