Give and Take: The Anxiety of Gift Giving at Christmas


The anxiety attached to gift giving is worth considering.

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Your Son Has Been Sexually Assaulted – 5 Things You Must Do

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We can’t always protect our sons from sexual assault. But we can help them heal. Here is how to begin.

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3 Tips to Avoid Holiday Family Squabbles


While disagreements may be inevitable, drama is not.

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10 Ways to Have a Life After the Holidays

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Do you forget to take care of yourself during the holiday rush? Here are 10 tips to help you get through it.

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Carpe Noctem — Seize the Night

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We’ve long been told to seize the day, but Luke Davis thinks it’s time to challenge the monsters that live in the dark and reclaim the night as well.

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The Only Thing You Need to Know to Get Over Anything

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From an eating disorder, to relationship fears, this helped Hilary Lauren turn life’s mountains into molehills.

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What Does a 40 Year-Old Man Wish He’d Known at 25?


This is no Hallmark card cutesy advice. These are real 40-plus guys sharing the things that have actually made their lives better.

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A Personal History Lesson — On Turning 65

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Thoughts on women’s rights and war, on stay-at-home dads and empty nest syndrome. From someone who’s been there, done that.

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Anger and Alcohol

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Is venting anger productive, or are we getting caught in the steam of anger addiction?

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How to Use Your National Anthem for Your Protest!


Strange ways that people fight the power

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Should We Breakup Now, or After the Holiday?

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Our intimacy expert, Allana Pratt, tackles a delicate and timely topic: your heart isn’t in it any longer, do you breakup before or after the holiday?

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The Meaning of a Decanter

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Aaron W. Voyles reflects on the influence of gifts in relationships despite his awkwardness at getting them.

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5 New Year’s Resolutions I’m Stealing From My Daughters

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Patrick Sallee admits he’s a thief who steals from his own kids. But in this case, the ends justify the means.

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To Anyone Struggling With Depression

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If you, or someone you know, is in the dark, lonely world that depression takes you to, please read this. You will get through this.

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Feeling The Last-Minute Christmas Stress?


If it’s supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year, why is it so stressful?

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Spending Money In Your Twenties


When to spend money foolishly in your twenties (and when not to).

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