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Prayer

Margaret Rhee elegizes the Gaza dead in a prose poem of remarkable tenderness. Blending the personal and political, she questions “The difference between wound and womb…Palestinian and Israeli…You and me.”

Social Media is Making Politicians More Populist Than Ever!

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If politicians are populists who are the people that make them popular?

6 Healthy Relationship Habits Most People Think Are Toxic

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Mark Manson says that couples do occasionally need to be willing to hurt each others feelings.

How to Get Your Partner to Do the Dishes

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Few partners will ever want to do the dishes so you have to change your question.

The Surprising Solution to Lost Desire

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“Too much certainty in the relationship breeds lethargy and boredom in the bedroom.”

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Fire

Guillermo Filice Castro writes of everyone’s wounded child–and its role in perpetuating conflict.

When Love Hits That First Jam … and You Didn’t See It Coming

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There’s nothing like a long drive for deep thinking, especially about love. Thomas Fiffer shares his ‘highway insights’ on relationship logjams.

How Conflict Can Create Love

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All couples experience conflict, says Dr. Bill Cloke, and it can either break connection or be the basis for deeper intimacy.

9 Facts About the Israel-Palestine Conflict On Which We Can All Agree

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Qasim Rashid helps us find a middle ground.

Unsexy Things Necessary for Staying Committed

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Sorry, folks. Date nights and weekend escapes just won’t cut it. Staying together means getting down and dirty in other ways, too.

Letting Go: A Mother Prepares for Her Son’s Enlistment

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In just two weeks Marilyn Weingard’s son Steven is leaving to help a nation at war. Here’s how she made peace with his decision.

Shattered

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A wife falls apart, a marriage is broken, and a husband tries to pick up the pieces.

Do This One Thing And Your Divorce Won’t Harm Your Children

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Scared that divorce might damage your kids? Danielle Jacobs gives advice on how to keep things healthy and happy in the house.

The Grace, Power, Beauty, and Strength of Masculinity

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How many ways can we show what it’s like to be a man?

No, Really, What Are You Fighting For?

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Allan Mott asks this question: How would you feel and what would you do if tomorrow the world suddenly became the place you’ve always wanted to live in?

Green Berets in Iraq: “Our boots will not touch the ground. You just watch.”

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Immediately prior to their recent deployment in Iraq, the Green Berets were awarded their BJJ black belts from Grandmaster Hener Seagull.