7 Reasons Why Independence Is The Best Way To Help Your Relationship

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It may seem selfish at first, writes Chris Riotta.

Why Being Needy Is A Good Thing

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Jordan Gray says that we’re all so fearful of coming across as dependent, that we never learn to lean on each other in a healthy way.

How Being Too Independent Has Kept You Single

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Jordan Gray says that, as much as we often try to resist it, leaning on others is healthy.

How to Live on Your Own When You Can’t Move a Muscle

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About a year ago, while sitting around a fire in my backyard, my friends and I compiled a list of the ridiculous obstacles that will need to be overcome if I am ever going to move out of my parents’ house.

Getting Space In A Relationship

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One of the things that people often don’t understand about relationships is that everybody needs their space at one point or another.

Don’t Lose Yourself In Another: 12 Ways To Maintain Independence In A Relationship

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If you’re truly going to love spending time together, consider spending some time apart.

If Robin Williams Was Your Dad: A True Story

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Amy Scher’s father chose to end his own life. She’s proud of him, and she never judged his decision.

Consume! On Bros and Defining the American Dream

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The real issue with male apathy toward education is how it’s framed. It’s a language problem.

A Peaceful Dignified Exit, and to All a Good Death

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Death, a natural and unavoidable part of life, should be painless, peaceful, dignified and a celebration of the life that was.

5 Keys to Emotional Independence

5 Keys to Emotional Independence by Thomas Fiffer

Too often we give others the power to make us happy or sad. Thomas Fiffer offers five powerful keys to taking your emotional life back.

I’m Free to Travel Wherever I Want, and I Chose Alcatraz

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The freedom to move around, get up and go at a moment’s notice, to check out of our lives for hours and enjoy a funky day trip, is easy to take for granted. Don’t. Go have some fun. In partnership with #CaymanJack

How To Teach a Man or a Boy

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Among the most harmful things we do to men and boys is leave them to their own devices.

Should Good Men Dream of Independence in a Corrupt World?

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Advice from former Yugoslavia for regions chasing the dream of autonomy.

If You’re So Smart, Why Ain’t You Rich?

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It still remains true, especially for men, that we are primarily valued for what we earn.

The Myth and False Lesson of Independence

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Why are we afraid of teaching young people how they relate to the network of human interaction? Why do we value our independence over our dependability?

Becoming Emotionally Self-Reliant

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The real life Yoda, Leo Babauta, drops science on how to be responsible for your own happiness.