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Cop Buying Diapers For A Struggling Mom Illuminates The Stark Truth Of Babies In Poverty

While this is a good time to offer praise for a police officer's kindness, it's an even better time to talk about what it's like to be a young mother Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   08.1.17   |   SHARE
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But if you have it, and you’ve made a decision to spend it, let it go.

Becoming Bride: How Much Does A Wedding Cost? (A Lot.)

[I]t looks like our wedding will cost us more like $10,000. That is a hell of a lot of money. Still, it’s our one and only wedding. And for a wedding Read...
Melissa Petro    |   08.12.16   |   SHARE
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These days, I’m lucky if a thrifting ‘adventure’ yields two semi-wearable tops; even then, odds are that one of them is going to be cut funny... Image: Steve Snodgrass (CC BY 2.0)

Sizeism Makes It Expensive To Be Fat And Wear Clothes

Although the hunt for the perfect outfit at the thrift store was a thrill when I was thin, as a fat person, the hunt was just downright depressing. Read...
David Minerva Clover    |   05.20.16   |   SHARE
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I was just a naïve kid who didn't understand what was happening.

I Was Sexually Abused By A Teacher — And I'm Still Paying For It. Literally.

I feel I got the short end of the stick because of emotional and financial costs I am still paying for what he did — the grooming, the mind games, Read...
Renee Fabian    |   04.11.16   |   SHARE
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The Pathetic Tinder Profile Of A Desperate 30-Year-Old

Tinder: being outrageously old is bad for your dating life. Read...
Nikki Gloudeman   |   03.3.15   |   SHARE
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Quote of the Day: Abortion Law HB 2 Is "Disingenous And Incompatible" With True "Health And Safety" Concerns

On this one, we're the opposite of wanting to mess with Texas. Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   09.4.14   |   SHARE
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The Baseball Game Proposal: Is It Worth It?

You're watching the game. Having a beer. Maybe nachos too. Meanwhile, a dude is popping the question on one knee right next to you. Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   04.1.14   |   SHARE
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Should the Olympics Have a Permanent Address?

The who's-going-to-land-it suspense of Olympic hosting is exciting -- and the results are intriguing -- but there are clear downsides to opening your Read...
Jane Jones   |   02.10.14   |   SHARE