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Don’t Do This for Anyone (But Especially Not Your FF)

I was thinking about what to write this week and came across a social media post where a young woman talked about leaving her lover because he was too small. She wasn’t talking about his package. She was talking about his energy and ability to handle her as a fully-developed (and ever-developing) woman. I think…
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a background of various package labels with the words 'Using labels for better love' superimposed on the top

Using Labels for Better Love

It was the second day of our honeymoon and I was sitting on a couch in the cabin we were at, curled up in his arms, crying my eyes out. “I don’t want to be your wiiiiiiiife….” I sobbed. “What are you talking about?” he asked. “I really, really don’t want to be your wife,”…
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a silver crown sitting on a shelf with the words "ten ways to use your mid-life energy for good" beneath the crown

Ten Ways to Use Your Mid-Life Energy for Good

I know mid-life is transitional in many ways, especially when your period starts changing and you realize that life is, in fact, changing. And it’s going to continue to change until we’ve made post-menopause our new normal. But I’m definitely getting to the point in my journey where some days feel a bit chaotic, like…
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we all feel like victims sometimes and it’s totally legit.

I was messing around on Pinterest a few days ago and came across an info-graphic about what it looks like when victims of child abuse move from feeling like victims to feeling like they are thriving. The info-graphic and the process intrigued me greatly. The journey of healing from any kind of abuse is tough,…
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