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The Wedding Dress That Promised Forever Taught Me Money Isn’t Everything

Selling my wedding dress was the final act of purging my failed three-year marriage. Read...
Aubree Nichols    |   04.23.19   |   SHARE
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After Incarceration — How Separated Families Reunite

The trauma from parental incarceration, especially when that parent is the primary caregiver, can have a profound impact on families. Read...
Misha V.    |   04.16.19   |   SHARE
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Just Walk: An Excerpt From The Buddha Sat Right Here

Here I have one task — walk. No schedules to keep. No to-do list. Nobody paging me or pulling at my attention. Read...
Dena Moes    |   03.21.19   |   SHARE
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How Interracial Friendships Impact Black Female Mental Health

Growing up, I had a lot of access to people who looked like me. I was completely unaware of the struggles that accompany interracial friendships. Read...
Rochaun Meadows-Fernandez    |   03.12.19   |   SHARE
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How T Kira Madden’s ‘Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls’ Made Me Stop Playing the Grief Olympics 

T Kira Madden’s debut, Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls, shifted my understanding of myself to a degree I’ve never experienced. Read...
Lilly Dancyger    |   03.5.19   |   SHARE
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On Being A Spinster In 2019

I have a daughter I adore, a career I am insanely proud of, and a friend group I cherish. Maybe that’s enough.. Maybe this is how a spinster is made. Read...
Leah Campbell    |   03.5.19   |   SHARE
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We think that child brides only exist in other, far away places where forced marriages are more common.

Uncovering The Secret Shame Of American Child Brides

We think that child brides only exist in other, far away places where forced marriages are more common. Read...
Misha V.    |   02.26.19   |   SHARE
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I’m turning 40 in April. I am mostly at peace with the looming milestone birthday, but every once in a while, the gravity of it all hits me.

How Music Is Helping Me Cope With Turning 40

I’m turning 40 in April. I am mostly at peace with the looming milestone birthday, but every once in a while, the gravity of it all hits me. Read...
Kim Nelson of Role Reboot    |   02.25.19   |   SHARE