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And here’s the real beauty of it: when you don’t owe anyone an interaction …  You’re free to give from the heart.

You Don't Owe Anyone An Interaction

So the next time you feel pressured to respond, try taking pause and reminding yourself that you don’t owe anyone an interaction. Revel in the reality that you get to choose. You have the authority to decide how to spend your time and energy.

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There I was throwing a loaded idea — heaven — at my son. What I should have said was, "I don’t know." But saying that out loud terrified me.

Kids And Spirituality: It's Okay To Say "I Don't Know" ​

There I was throwing a loaded idea — heaven — at my son. What I should have said was, "I don’t know." Kids and spirituality is harder than I imagined.

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Girl's top priority's gotta be keeping herself healthy. (Image Credit: Think Stock)

6 Things You Should NEVER Put Inside A Vagina

Some ideas seem like a good time in the moment, but when it comes to sexual health, Rule Number One: If it's not made for the vagina, it's gotta stay out.

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Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez

Ask Erin: I'm Scared I'll Be A Virgin The Rest Of My Life

I have no confidence in myself, and I don’t know what else to do. I honestly believe I am going to be alone and a virgin for the rest of my life.

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Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez

Ask Erin: I Need Help With My Anger Issues

For me, getting angry is really easy, and to get out of anger is really difficult. This has brought me problems with all the people around me.

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Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez

Ask Erin: I Think My Husband And Daughter Are Still Having An Affair 

I wish I could say I’ve never received a question like this before. But I have received some variation of the daughter-stepfather affair multiple times.

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Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez

Ask Erin: Why Is My Boyfriend Avoiding Me?

My boyfriend is avoiding me. Am I smothering him? Did I do something wrong?

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Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez

Ask Erin: I Have Abandonment Issues

Do people ever recover from abandonment issues? Life looks very long and very lonely from where I'm standing right now.

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