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5. Are you taking care of yourself?

Frequently Asked Questions About My Neurodivergent Kid That Shouldn't Be Asked So Frequently

Every time I complain about the difficulty of parenting, whether the child is neurodivergent or absolutely 100% neurotypical, someone drops in my Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.6.18   |   SHARE
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Thank you, Isolde, for making me pause, for encouraging me to ditch the pocket computer for conversation with someone new.

What Staying With A Stranger Taught Me About Intimacy

Thank you, Isolde, for making me pause, for encouraging me to ditch the pocket computer for conversation with someone new. Read...
Chelsea Cristene of Role Reboot    |   07.13.18   |   SHARE
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Image: Maddy Sutherland Illustration (Instagram: @maddy.sutherland)

Are People You Meet On The Internet Really More Dangerous Than In Real Life?

What's more dangerous — meeting people on the Internet or meeting people in real life? Read...
Anonymous    |   09.7.17   |   SHARE
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To my daughter: Keep broadcasting to the world, little girl.

My Child Talks To Strangers 

She will talk to strangers in the supermarket, at Target, at Toys ‘R Us, at the park, at the bank, and the post office. Read...
Erica Landis    |   05.25.17   |   SHARE
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When you ask if my girlfriend and I are sisters, I am going to think you are nosy, because what difference does it make? Image: Thinkstock.

Dear Strangers: Please Stop Asking If My Girlfriend And I Are Sisters

For some reason, the idea that two women are related and together in public is somehow so exciting that it must be made known to everyone within a Read...
Rachel Charlene Lewis    |   05.18.16   |   SHARE
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Human Vignettes: A Bus Ride In Portland

Everyone is busy wringing out their hearts, revisiting past stories and chasing future selves. Read...
Andrea Janda of PDXXCollective    |   02.16.15   |   SHARE
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