marriage

This Mother's Day Let's Stop Treating Emotional Labor Like Extra-Credit Work For Men 

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...[M]en get a lot of praise for the “extra-credit work” they do in regards to domestic labor (the actual house cleaning and keeping work) and emotional labor (the invisible work that ensures the rest gets done) no matter what day of the year.

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Cleaning Up After Your Husband Is Not A "Blessing"

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Last week, the internet went into an understandable uproar when a Christian woman decided to take to Facebook to talk about how she is

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Ask Erin: Is It Time To Leave My Husband?

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So, here I am. Two kids, married to a trustworthy, kind, provider who is married to his job. Is it time to leave my husband?

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Stick It To The Homophobes: Why My Lesbian Wedding Will Be Unapologetically Over-The-Top

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I suddenly understood why I felt this intense pressure to make my lesbian wedding so wildly spectacular — to stick to the homophobes.

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Tips For Restoring Love In A Failing Marriage

Restoring love is more important than resolving conflict when attempting to save a marriage.

Restoring love is more important than resolving conflict when attempting to save a marriage. Conflict is easily resolved if there is a foundation of love.

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Take The Cake: Mean Fat Babe Domme Beats Up Bill Pullman In “The Sinner” (AND I LOVE IT)

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Sharon is so intensely interesting to me in The Sinner. We get to see a fat woman who is over thirty exercise extraordinary sexual power.

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Why I Grieved For My Single Life When I Got Married

I never imagined myself being anyone’s wife so I grieved for my single life when I got married.

I never imagined myself being anyone’s wife so I grieved for my single life when I got married. I began to secretly long for the life I’d left behind.

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Purity Culture Isn't Just About Sex

I understood in no uncertain terms because of purity culture that having sex outside of marriage was the worst thing I could do as a young woman.

I understood in no uncertain terms because of purity culture that having sex outside of marriage was the worst thing I could do as a young woman.

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When Divorce Breaks Up Friendships, Too

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Why is it that when the fairy tale ends, people friendly with both parties so rarely maintain both connections? Divorce breaks up friendships, and that's hard

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I'm Scared That If I Need You, You'll Leave

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I opened the door to my heart and told him not only did I desperately need him, but that I was desperately afraid to need him.

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