Relationships

Marathon Monday — The Importance of Having A Cheering Squad

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April 21, 2014
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There is a time and place for solitude, but in Boston, on Marathon Monday, all bets will be off. There will be no opportunity to wax poetic internally, the noise in your head will not stand a chance competing with the ambient noise.
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One Year Later- Our Boston Strong Reality

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April 18, 2014
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BA50 loves this short reflection from a contemporary about how the Marathon bombing has affected Boston...let's continue to be Boston Strong
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7 Signs Your Long-Term Marriage Is Even Stronger Than Ever

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April 17, 2014
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If you are in search of a little inspiration, check out the signs these marriages are better now than during the honeymoon.
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Post Divorce: Starting To Date Again

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April 17, 2014
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Putting yourself “on the market again” can be such a terrifying, out-of-body experience for women whose last time dating was ½ a lifetime ago...
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7 Biggest Turnoffs On A First Date

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April 17, 2014
7 deal breakers for first dates

He looks nothing like his profile picture. He’s 50 pounds heavier, ten years older, or five inches shorter than he wrote in his profile.
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Dog Duty: Don’t Ask Me To Do That

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April 15, 2014
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“They wipe his butt? With a baby wipe? Right over the kitchen counter?” It seemed a little over-the-top to me, but what did I know? I didn’t have a dog.
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10 Essentials To Help Your Kid Rent An Apartment In NYC

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April 15, 2014
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After the girls had been approved for the lease, as a former real estate attorney, I volunteered to read and “negotiate” the documents. It did not go well...
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Was I A Lousy Parent?

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April 15, 2014
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Do you think you might have been a lousy parent?
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You Call Me a Bitch Like It’s a Bad Thing

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April 15, 2014
You call me a bitch

Why does an assertive woman get called a bitch? Why is standing my ground considered bitchiness?
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Nursing Home PTSD

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April 15, 2014
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"Mom, you have PTSD when it comes to nursing homes. The whole Grandma experience was such a nightmare for you."
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What I Learned From My Friend’s Gay Wedding

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April 10, 2014
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After years of dating the wrong men, K suddenly realized that she had met her true love - a woman.
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A Birthday Card for My Ex

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April 10, 2014
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I spent almost an entire hour in my therapist’s chair vacillating about sending or not sending...
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How To Compliment Your Wife

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April 10, 2014
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A spontaneous “I’m glad I married you,” will put an instant smile on her face. In other words, don’t save it for when you want to get laid or you’re trying to end an argument.
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Are You A Handy Woman? Take This Simple Test And See

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April 8, 2014
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Sweating pipes is something all women should know how to do...oh really?
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My Decorating Addiction

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April 8, 2014
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My addiction started slowly and in small doses with painting the walls of our family room...when it was finally done, I was happy with my decorating decisions but I needed to feel this decorating high again.
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Fat Shaming: Time To End Open Season On Fat People

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April 8, 2014
Fat Shaming

Believe me, I know very well how those who aren’t obese feel about us fat people. We’re lazy, stupid, unmotivated, slovenly, ignorant, and ugly. And that’s on a good day.
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The Four Things I Know About Midlife Divorce

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April 3, 2014
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People over 50 are divorcing in higher numbers than ever before, annd women are leading the charge - filing in greater numbers than men. I’ve designed a brief, anonymous survey for divorced women 40 and over- it's still open if you want to chime in.
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What Do People Really Want In Bed?

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April 3, 2014
What Do People Really Want In Bed

Sometimes a person wants sex, but then sometimes maybe a person might like a sandwich, followed by sleep..
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Four Tips To Make Sense of Online Dating Emails

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April 3, 2014
4 Tips for online dating email

What should I write? Is it okay to delete an email without responding? If you've ever been in online dating email hell, here are 4 tips...
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Not A Bad Way To Go

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April 2, 2014
Not A Bad Way To Go

No sooner had they reached the “to you” part of the song when the guest of honor dropped dead in the cake.
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