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Giving yourself grace as you get older - that's the key to the "graceful" part of aging. (Image Credit: Unsplash/Marivi Pazos)

Learning To Age With Grace

Sitting now on the cusp of my 35th birthday, I find myself taking stock of my life thus far, shoving my youth under a microscope while I ask myself Read...
Sandy Jorgenson    |   05.15.17   |   SHARE
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The pain of losing my pregnancy has set me free from the patriarchal office politics that have dictated so many of my days and so much of my mental space.

Non-Mother’s Day: How My Miscarriage Delivered Me From Secrecy

I called myself “mama” for the first time on the morning of the day that I miscarried. Read...
Christine Kandic Torres    |   05.12.17   |   SHARE
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Affairs come with an expiration date, of course... but that doesn't mean saying goodbye is any easier.

Cue The Rain

I guess I am a cheater. But you can still be a good person and a cheater. I am an involved mom; a successful industry exec; a helpful neighbor. I Read...
Jessica L. Roth    |   05.12.17   |   SHARE
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City Stay lets people from different cultures connect, without having to travel out of state. (Image Credit: www.groupmumma.com)

Lovers & Fighters In America: City Stay Connects Diverse Students & Families In Minnesota

‘The Lovers & Fighters of America’ is a weekly column here at Ravishly featuring behind-the-scenes stories of inspirational people taking a Read...
Shannon Day    |   05.12.17   |   SHARE
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How can I live in this happiness without being ashamed of it? (Image via Unsplash/ Micah. H)

What’s Not Said: I’m Ashamed Of Being Happy

My happiness is what undid me, ironically. I worried so much about being OK with the happiness that I fell apart. Read...
Lisa Marie Basile    |   05.10.17   |   SHARE
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For many, access to abortion is what makes higher education possible.

Having The Abortion Pill On College Campuses Isn't Just Necessary — It's A Total Game Changer

The abortion pill — a combination of dosages of misoprostol and mifepristone, which inhibit the hormones necessary for pregnancy — was approved by Read...
Kylie Cheung    |   05.10.17   |   SHARE
VoicesCulture
Don’t immediately dismiss my view because of the fact I’m a woman, and don’t ever tell me to shut up about politics and focus on makeup.

Stop Telling Me Not To Have Opinions Because I'm A Woman

If one more person tells me to stick to writing about fashion, I’ll flip. - See more at: Read...
Kassi Klower of SHESAID    |   05.8.17   |   SHARE
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Little Activists offers kids clothing that sends a positive message of action.

Lovers & Fighters In America: 'Little Activists' Gives Kids Clothing An Extra Positive Message

Two American businesswomen just launched a cool and socially-conscious new clothing line for kids called Little Activists. Read...
Shannon Day    |   05.5.17   |   SHARE