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Dear Mommabare: A Video Column For Young People Who Have Questions

Dear Mommabare,

Welcome to Dear Mommabare. The place young people go when they need answers they just can't get from other adults. 

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I'm Not Pregnant, But I Look Like I Am 

image credit: Mariah Aro Sharp @mightymooseart

I look pregnant. This body has made six humans. This belly has been inflated and collapsed and inflated and collapsed, and so on. What should it look like?

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Take the Cake: Fat Fury, Fat Love — Claiming 'Fat Space' In Activist Communities

It's good to be body positive and body proud. (Image Credit: Instagram, Virgie Tovar)

Fat people are not obligated to be disproportionate emotional laborers. They get to be angry, frustrated, and even difficult, just like everyone else.

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Take The Cake: We Made A Pact To Become Powerful Women

What if we acted like everything we want is totally normal, like we’re entitled to it...? Image: Alisa Anton/Unsplash

[CN: fatphobia] I tell her I have an idea. She loves my ideas, my schemes, our witchcraft. We talk about feeling crazy, because that’s what the culture does to women who really want something, anything...

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Becoming Bride: We're Getting Married (FINALLY)

My wedding will not be the most important day of my life. Image: Melissa Petro.

For someone like me — someone with difficulty forming and maintaining relationships, who has struggled with commitment, and who’s got intimacy issues galore — surely, you can see the appeal. You don’t need to be Freud to figure out why, at a disturbingly young age, I looked forward to the day a man would commit.

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Take The Cake: Saint Mary Of The Chocolates

You look into the chocolate long enough and the chocolate looks back, girl. Image: supplied.

Jacob (boyfriend) lives walking distance to a See’s Candies. This means that half the week I live walking distance to a See’s Candies — which, if you're me, is a little like living next to Disneyland.

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Ask Aunt Ginger: How To Get A Date Without Being An A**hole

Aunt Ginger is back. This week she's talking to a... guy. Who needs some help. Seriously. A lot of help.

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Ravishly Presents Ginger, The Internet's Favorite Aunt

Aunt Ginger!

Welcome Aunt Ginger, a collaborative effort with the fantastic illustrator Kevin Nordstrom and us (and soon,YOU).

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Amy Phillips Penn: Columnist, New York City Insider

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How Do I Learn To Love My Body After Losing Weight?

When it comes to your physique, your mind can actually work against you.

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