A sanctuary for those on the brink of suicide.
Excessive arguing or, really, the wrong ways of arguing, can incinerate a marriage. But conflict-free marriages, those without any flames, can die from a lack of heat.
Drop the period from your texts!
Continuing the argument about the effects of diversity.
Eric Zorn fisks an apology letter from the parents of a college student who falsely claimed that he was the victim of a hate-crime. My take: though he won't be criminally charged, I don't see much of a career in his future unless a reputation company can work magic on his Google search results.
Cook County Jail in Chicago has long provided mental health services to inmates, but mental health care in the state prison system is woefully lacking. After a nine-year legal battle, Illinois will provide mental health services in the state prison system.
A taxi driver in Hull (England) was accused of rape by a 20-year-old passenger, but a camera he installed in his cab showed the accusation to be false. The accuser, Claire Emma Carr, was sentenced recently to 12 weeks in prison. The sentence seems light to me, both because of the terrible harm it did or could have done to the driver, and also because it feeds a narrative of doubt about rape that does a great deal of harm to rape victims. Perhaps the sentencing guidelines for such a crime tied the court's hands or maybe there were factors that mitigated responsibility such as a serious mental disorder, though a lesser disturbance can produce some pretty awful behavior because, um, humans. I also wondered about the possibility of a racial or immigrant dimension to the story, but I couldn't even find a name for the driver, and Googling didn't clarify anything.
A mild defense of Professor Angelina Jolie.