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The Art of Regifting

The Art of Regifting by AJ

Thomas Fiffer reminisces on a Thanksgiving past and the true meaning of generosity.

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7 Unspoken Secrets About Life After Abuse

7 Unspoken Secrets by Petras Gaglias

Thomas Fiffer reveals seven truths about life after an abusive relationship that stay mostly in the shadows.

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The Wages of Whiteness: How Ferguson Calls on White People to Regain Our Humanity

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Jamie Utt explains how racism robs us of our ability to feel and to empathize in the face of injustice.

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The $100 Life

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Jackie Summers looks at how we value money. And how we value life.

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Anger Management Tips—Just in Time for the Holidays

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Getting angry is normal, but excessive anger can hurt your relationships and your health.

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Is the Pope Trying to Teach Christians How to be Christian?

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He’s shaken things up on issues like homelessness, crime, sexuality, and reproduction — but isn’t he really just doing what Jesus would do?

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Let’s Talk About Sext, Baby

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Lisa Duggan says we should stop shaming our kids for their sexual urges and start acknowledging adolescent sexual desire and encouraging its healthy expression.

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Here’s Why You Should Never Play—or Let Your Kids Play—Grand Theft Auto

Heres Why We Should Never by TheSyndicateProject

Mary Poust discusses the video game, Grand Theft Auto, whose latest ‘upgrade’ allows kids to have sex with and kill prostitutes, and concludes that we should not be playing or supporting these games.

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Uber-Gate: Not Just a PR Gaffe

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Scott Lyon explains why an Uber executive’s threat to dig up dirt on journalists was more than just an unfortunate remark.

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To the Person Who Sexually Assaulted Me, I Forgive You

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Tim Mousseau rejects the labels victim and survivor. Instead, he is a learner who has forgiven his assaulter while facing his own demons.

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A Close Look at the Passive-Aggressive Personality

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Licensed professional counselor Lucille Zimmerman discusses the signs of passive-aggressive behavior and strategies to deal with it.

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3 Things I Want You to Know About Asperger’s Syndrome

3 Things I Want by TORLEY

Matthew Rozsa shares his experience and perspective to help “neurotypicals” understand high-functioning autism.

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The Roots of Nerd Rage, Part 2

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How does nerd rage feel from the inside? And what can be done about it?

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The Man By the Window

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Throughout his youth, Cab O’Callaghan willingly threw himself towards destruction. It was through such actions that he learned about profoundly respecting the different, often shunned, life choices of others.

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You’re Projecting It Onto Us White People!

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Matthew Salesses on the dilemma of how to talk about adoption without hurting loved ones.

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How to Look Your Best the Morning After

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Makeup artist Lauren Luke takes a moment to remind us there are things a brush, powder, and scarf should never be used to cover up.

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