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If therapy meant talking about my feelings, that meant I had no other choice except to dress up the truth.

I Compulsively Lied To My Shrink Because I Was Afraid Of Boring Her

If therapy meant talking about my feelings, that meant I had no other choice except to dress up the truth. I compulsively lied to my shrink. Read...
Zara Barrie    |   10.25.18   |   SHARE
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All of the other times I had been cheated on had altered my mind, and the way I thought. This one changed my heart.

Here’s How Being Cheated On Changes Who You Are

I do sometimes spot “red flags” that aren’t actually there because I am expecting to be hurt. I get anxious if someone doesn’t call when they say Read...
Elizabeth Best of SHESAID    |   10.17.18   |   SHARE
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My wife has a gambling addiction — and that night, it came to a head.

Can My Marriage Survive My Partner’s Gambling Addiction?

My wife told me that she lost the entire mortgage gambling. She has a gambling addiction — and that night, it came to a head. Read...
Jacy Topps    |   10.1.18   |   SHARE
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He told me he has a gambling addiction and had been gambling in secret for the past year or two. (Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)

Ask Erin: Is My Gambling Addict Partner Gambling My Life Away?

About six months ago my partner dropped a major bomb on me. He told me he's a gambling addict and has been gambling in secret for the past year or Read...
Erin Khar   |   01.17.18   |   SHARE
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Little lies or big ones, knowing when to tell the whole truth and when to hold back can be hard with kids. (Image Credit: Instagram/nbcthisisus)

What 'This Is Us' Has Taught Me About Lying To My Kids

** If you haven’t yet watched this series, the below article includes some spoilers. **By now, NBC’s Read...
Allison Cooper    |   04.19.17   |   SHARE
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Glossing over how you feel is potentially disastrous.

Six Small Lies That Ruin Relationships 

n case you missed the memo, little white lies = BAD, BAD, BAD, people! And that, reader friends, is not great for your relationships. Read...
Michelle Andrews of Mamamia    |   12.2.16   |   SHARE
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Of COURSE I give her Vitamin D drops...

I'm The Mom Who Lies To The Pediatrician

I spent the better part of two years a frazzled mess over things that ultimately didn’t matter. My child was still growing up perfectly normal, even Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   05.31.16   |   SHARE
Families
 really want to meet him, but I don’t know what to do because of the pictures.

Ask Erin: How Do I Tell The Guy I Met On Tinder I'm Not The One In My Pictures?

Dear Erin, OK, I am sure I’m going to catch hell for this, but I created a fake profile on Tinder. I mean, the profile isn’t completely fake, but the Read...
Erin Khar    |   04.8.16   |   SHARE
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