Is This Normal??

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Common questions about dietary change

Lone Admirer: 5 Reasons Keeping Your Crush Secret Will Only Hurt You

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It’s easy to play it cool, but how far will that really get you? Ashley Dinkle opens up.

The One Secret to Feeling Totally Alive

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The way to feel totally alive is actually quite simple (but not necessarily easy) and it boils down to making just one choice…

When the Feeling Isn’t Mutual: How it Feels to be in an Unrequited Attraction

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Unrequited love is unavoidable. But just because we experience pain, it doesn’t mean we need to hide our hearts.

5 Heartbreaking Lessons Every Parent Must Learn

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While parenting is great, Tor Constantino shares an underlying sadness that all loving parents ultimately face.

The Time Traveler

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Randy Ellison spends a week at a camp for young boys that have experienced abuse.

The Unspeakable Pain That Lies Beneath

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Sami Jankins considers how the limited conversation on men and pain only further place those facing chronic pain into the shadows.

3 Ways to Spot a Toxic Partner

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To spare you the suffering he’s known personally, Thomas Fiffer offers 3 ways to identify poisonous partners who can wreak havoc with your life.

An Opening

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Kenny Fries writes of injuries both physical and spiritual, and “openings” which are simultaneously literal and metaphoric.

Shine On: We are All Broken, That’s How the Light Gets in

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We are all broken in one way or another. It’s what makes us the unique and beautiful individuals we are.

Put Your Pain Into Perspective

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Cadence Turpin felt like her pain didn’t matter in comparison to the big problems of others, until one of her guy friends set her straight.

Why I’m Grateful for Pain and Guilt

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Tor Constantino explains why he thinks pain and guilt are similar to a smoke detector – and how they can help.

Can People Change? Just Look at Yourself.

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Think people can’t change? Look in the mirror before you answer.

Anticipation of the Knife

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Masculinity is often tied to pain management. Here, Michael Walsh ponders whether one kind of pain can be used to manage another.

The Greatest Gift She Ever Gave Me

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Paul Cooper’s wife gave him the ability to trust women again. Here’s how.

Reusing Pain

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Author and survivor Cecil Murphey is reusing pain to help others.