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You Don’t Need a Spreadsheet to Sum Up Rejection

You Don't Need a Spreadsheet by Renato Ganoza

No matter how you categorize it, rejection hurts and it’s deeply personal. But it can be handled with grace and aplomb.

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Me? Racist?! – A Comic

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Are you doing these things? If so, Justin Hubbell has some helpful advice (and a great comic).

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21 Signs Your Relationship Is Doomed

Should Love Really by Guian Bolisay

We all know relationships are hard work, but they’re not supposed to be hell. These 21 tell-tale signs spell perdition for even the most committed couples.

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8 Things White People Really Need to Understand About Race

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Jamie Utt compiles the essentials for white folks to know before talking about racism.

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Send a Message of Hope to Domestic Violence Survivors

Send a Message by Howard Lake

In the time it takes you to read this tagline, 4 people will be abused. One of them might be someone you know.

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Who’s to Bless and Who’s to Blame

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It’s easy to point fingers and say there is nothing we can do. But there is always something we can do, for someone.

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Detroit: No Water, But Lots of Tests

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Detroit is in trouble. Bill Boyle points out the city’s biggest flaw, and tells us why neoliberalism is not the solution.

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Race and Class in Harlem: A 21st Century Perspective

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It’s time to talk the right talk when it comes to combating poverty in America.

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Men Are Worthy, Despite What We’re Taught

Men Are Worthy by Grey World

Reconnecting with an old friend reminds Thomas Fiffer of his own struggle to regain self-respect.

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Emotional Abuse: The Invisible Train Wreck

Emotional Abuse by Wystan

So many survivors only recognize emotional abuse in hindsight. Mary Elizabeth Robinson is one of them.

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‘The Greatest’ Deals a Knockout Blow to Racial Stereotypes

The Greatest by NTCNATO

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali was formidable in the ring—but even more so in the talk show guest chair.

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Are You ‘Guardrailing’ Your Partner?

Are You Guardrailing by Lee Cannon

Protecting your “bad driver” partner is one thing. Absorbing the full brunt of each crash is another.

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Can Sex Without Cuddles Be Intimate? A Reader Responds With Poetry

Can Sex Without Cuddles by Thomas Fiffer

A post on a problem in relationships inspires a poem.

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An Unforgettable Father-Daughter Dance

An Unforgettable Father by Kenzie Carey

Watch as this dad takes some extra steps to help his daughter enjoy her dance pageant.

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Fighting the “Department of They”

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A Saturday morning scroll through Facebook-land turns into a heart-wrenching rant, and a plea for sanity and unity.

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How to Move From Pain to Healing

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Suffering is universal, but how we handle it is not. Thomas Fiffer opens the way to healing through a window in his heart.

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