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How To Rediscover Yourself And Reinvent Your Life After A Painful Divorce

Divorce may be an end of a relationship but it isn’t, by any means, the end of your life. (Photo by Holly Mandarich on Unsplash)

Divorce requires we all rediscover and reinvent who we are on our own without a partner. That’s a good thing! Stay positive and believe in yourself.

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Learning About My Father's Personality Disorder Helped Me Forgive Him

"My anger was there when my father wasn’t. My anger has been reliable. Sometimes it feels like my anger taught me all the things my father should have."

I have to accept the fact that Black men are not allowed to deal with their mental health issues — specifically personality and schizoaffective disorders. The man I considered a deadbeat dad for most of my life is a victim too.

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Learning About My Father's Personality Disorder Helped Me Forgive Him

"My anger was there when my father wasn’t. My anger has been reliable. Sometimes it feels like my anger taught me all the things my father should have."

I have to accept the fact that Black men are not allowed to deal with their mental health issues — specifically personality and schizoaffective disorders. The man I considered a deadbeat dad for most of my life is a victim too.

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This Life Just Isn't Long Enough, So Let Those Grudges Go

Living it up means letting go of judgment and grudges. (Image Credit: UnSplash/Brooke Cagle)

I didn’t start out as a particularly easygoing person.

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Fall In Love With Letting Go

There is so much freedom in releasing all the burdens we don't need to carry anymore. (Image Credit: UnSplash/Aral Tasher)

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No Matter How Dark Right Now Feels, You Are Not Alone

"The winter will not last forever." (Image Credit: Unsplash/Joe Gardner)

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The Gender Divide Of Forgiveness

To forgive really is divine — for both genders.

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7 Important Lessons I Learned From Being A Parent

Me, pre-child, unhappy, probably on drugs. Image: Erin Khar.

My son is, without a doubt, the greatest thing that has ever happened to me. He’s also taught me invaluable lessons about myself that I could have never anticipated.

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The Stanford Rape Case, My Father, And Collective Forgiveness

Over the years... I’ve realized that my father’s sentiments echo those of the judge, the father, and the rapist. Image: Thinkstock.

Much has already been said about the way the Stanford swimmer's privilege has insulated him from consequence, about the ever-pervasive victim blaming in public discourse, and about the inadequacy of the criminal justice system. But in so many of these conversations, in our rage against the rape culture machine, we forget the survivors — the most important people in the fight against sexual violence.

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6 Steps To Repair Your Relationship After You Mess Up BIG TIME

Breaking up is hard. Forgiving is even harder. You can repair your relationship.

Your relationship broke up. You can repair your relationship! No matter what happened, getting your ex to forgive you is a little bit of work.

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