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06 Mar, 2019

What Not to Say to a Transgender Person

A judge just blocked a policy from the Obama administration which would allow transgender students to use the bathroom that matches their gender. The judge’s ruling is a setback for those involved in the battle for transgender rights, and it...
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06 Mar, 2019

Emotional Infidelity on Facebook

Do you think there is such a thing as emotional infidelity? In other words, can you be unfaithful to your spouse even if you never physically cheat? I recently met with a young couple, Sarah and Kyle, who have been...
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06 Mar, 2019

A Family Legacy of Unworthiness

Our parents hand down many things to us. Recipes. Inside jokes. Frugality. A penchant for spicy foods. A love for baseball. A strong moral system. Punctuality. Wit. You name it—when it comes to our best qualities and our little personal...
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06 Mar, 2019

Nothing Changes if Nothing Changes

Are you happy with your relationship right now? With your communication, your sex life, your shared household/parenting duties, your connection overall? Chances are, if you are like most people, the answer is probably no. It is normal to have things...
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06 Mar, 2019

The Hidden Faces of Domestic Violence

Beloved celebrity Johnny Depp has come under media scrutiny in the past few weeks following accusations of domestic violence. The Pirates of the Caribbean star allegedly struck his estranged wife Amber Heard with a cellphone, and photos of the incident...
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06 Mar, 2019

The Uncounted Cost of the Orlando Massacre

“There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.” ~Elie Wiesel On Saturday night a gunman claimed the lives of 49 people and injured 53 others....
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06 Mar, 2019

Stop Being So Sensitive!

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.” ~Helen Keller ‘Stop being so sensitive!’ ‘You are too emotional!’ ‘Get a thicker skin!’ Do any of these...
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06 Mar, 2019

What to Do if You’re Stuck in Negative Body Image

Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare. —Audre Lorde Everywhere we turn, we are told to love our body. Celebrities confidently tell people to love the skin they’re in, while...
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