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Take The Cake: Stop Shaming Indirect Communication

I’ve been ashamed of my indirect communication style for a really long time. Recently I realized that I was done feeling shame for the way I navigate Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   11.8.18   |   SHARE
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Stick It To The Homophobes: Why My Lesbian Wedding Will Be Unapologetically Over-The-Top

I suddenly understood why I felt this intense pressure to make my lesbian wedding so wildly spectacular — to stick to the homophobes. Read...
Zara Barrie    |   10.5.18   |   SHARE
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Ask Erin: My Ex-Girlfriend Is Giving Me Mixed Signals 

She told me that her feelings are gone and never coming back. Until the day when she moved out, and now my girlfriend is giving me mixed signals. Read...
Erin Khar   |   10.3.18   |   SHARE
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When I told my friends, family, and therapist we were back together, they were worried.

Put It In Writing: Using A Contract To Heal My Relationship

When I told my friends, family, and therapist we were back together, they were worried. That’s when we had the idea to write up a contract. Read...
Liz Presson    |   09.27.18   |   SHARE
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These are your House Rules for Arguments, and they will help you outwit the silent treatment.

Why The Silent Treatment Is Never A Good Idea — And How To Better Communicate Instead

These are your House Rules for Arguments, and they will help you outwit the silent treatment. Someone needs to lead by example in this relationship. Read...
Gina Binder of Your Tango    |   08.24.18   |   SHARE
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Love, Alexi: How To Start A New Relationship Without Totally Freaking Out

The following is a list — a gentle reminder, for anyone who has ever had a hard time trusting in a new relationship, and allowing someone to love Read...
Alexi Wasser    |   08.14.18   |   SHARE
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Should I Be Upset My Boyfriend Lied To Me About Going To A Strip Club?​

When I found out that my boyfriend lied to me, twice, about going to a strip club, I thought I’d have the guts to be able to handle it better than I Read...
Jen Glantz    |   07.31.18   |   SHARE
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How I’m Unlearning To People-Please

I do not remember a time in my life when I was not a people-pleaser. I apologize often, and unnecessarily. I'm finally unlearning to people-please! Read...
Kerry Graham of Role Reboot    |   07.30.18   |   SHARE
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