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10 Truths I've Learned In 35 Years

I define myself by the truths I live by. Today, I’m turning 35. Here are 10 Truths I’ve learned that make me who I am. I offer them to you, with love. Read...
Reema Zaman    |   11.20.18   |   SHARE
Do I tell my coworker that I saw his junk? (Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)

Ask Erin: Do I Tell My Coworker That I Saw His Junk?

How in the world do I go about letting him know that he was exchanging dirty pics with someone who is not a stranger after all? I saw his junk! Read...
Erin Khar   |   04.18.18   |   SHARE
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I suggest that no story, whether it’s fiction or nonfiction, is real. (Photo by Patrick Fore on Unsplash)

Fact And Fiction Are Different Truths

The more I read, the more I’m convinced that there’s no meaningful difference between fiction and the memoir we call nonfiction. Read...
Claire Rudy Foster of Luna Luna Magazine    |   02.16.18   |   SHARE
Culture
The first step to teaching small children where babies come from is by always correctly naming their body parts.

I Tell My Small Children Where Babies Come From

I tell my small children the truth about where babies come from because it is a natural biological function that has been shrouded in shame and Read...
Sam Milam    |   11.28.17   |   SHARE
Families
Walking around with a secret is bad news for everyone involved.

Ask Erin: How Do I Tell My Pregnant Girlfriend That I Got Another Woman Pregnant?

She’s made all the mistakes, so you don’t have to… Ask Erin is a weekly advice column, in which Erin answers your burning questions about anything at Read...
Erin Khar    |   02.24.17   |   SHARE
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"I was and still am in love with him, but I knew he didn't feel the same way. So I thought I'd try and move on. I never told him how I felt, though."

Ask Erin: How Do I Patch Things Up With A Friend Who I’m In Love With? 

She’s made all the mistakes, so you don’t have to… Ask Erin is a weekly advice column, in which Erin answers your burning questions about anything at Read...
Erin Khar    |   02.3.17   |   SHARE
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This idea that I need to be perfect all of the time, at everything I do, is something contained deep within my psyche.

Why I'm Done Pretending I Have It All Together

I’ve said I was “good,” “fine,” or “doing well” after crying for hours, lying in bed all day with no motivation, and even experiencing suicidal Read...
Erin McKelle    |   12.20.16   |   SHARE
Voices
Sticking to the three present rule is much harder for the parents buying presents than the kids receiving.

11 Holiday Truths You Only Understand Once You’re A Parent

I’ve been waiting years to celebrate my undying love of all things Christmas with my child, but now that my toddler is old enough to understand the Read...
Kelly Burch    |   12.16.16   |   SHARE
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