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No, You Shouldn't Ditch Your Fat Friends ​

Slimming World (UK version of Weight Watchers) is telling those who have reached their “target weight” to ditch their fat friends. Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   07.23.18   |   SHARE
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If you’re not currently poor, low-income, or broke, here’s what you can do this summer to support your friends and family members who might be.

How To Include Your Poor & Broke Friends This Summer

If you’re not currently poor, low-income, or broke, here’s what you can do this summer to support your friends and family members who might be. Read...
Alaina Leary    |   07.17.18   |   SHARE
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 I didn’t realize was how much planning a wedding would teach me about friendship.

What Getting Married Is Teaching Me About Friendship ​

When my soon-to-be-husband proposed I knew wedding planning would teach me about our relationship. I didn’t realize it would teach me about Read...
Deanna deBara    |   07.9.18   |   SHARE
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I’m fat, but I have no fat friends.

I'm Fat And I Wish I Had Fat Friends 

I’m fat, but I have no fat friends. It’s not that all my friends are height-weight appropriate — it’s just that I can’t describe them as fat. Read...
Christine Schoenwald    |   06.27.18   |   SHARE
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I’ll Admit It: I’m A Crappy Facebook Friend

When it comes to Facebook, I find my usually adequate social skills are sometimes lacking. To put it bluntly, I am not a good Facebook friend. Read...
Sarah Garone    |   03.16.18   |   SHARE
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9 Toxic People To Cut Out Of Your Life In 2018

Being conscious of who you spend your time around is essential for your self-care. Here are some toxic people you can go ahead and cut out this year. Read...
Suzannah Weiss    |   02.8.18   |   SHARE
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Yay, honoring human complexity!

6 Reasons To Embrace Being Unlikable

I didn’t realize I was a polarizing person until my late 20s. I was raised in a tradition where being liked was extremely important — pivotal, even. Read...
Carrie Saum    |   10.18.17   |   SHARE
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I'm Not Doing Emotional Labor For Past Lovers Anymore

The amount of emotional labor I had put into these pseudo-friendships was immediately swept away with one single mention of my own personal discomfort Read...
Laura Delarato    |   10.18.17   |   SHARE
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