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Do I tell my coworker that I saw his junk? (Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)

Ask Erin: Do I Tell My Coworker That I Saw His Junk?

How in the world do I go about letting him know that he was exchanging dirty pics with someone who is not a stranger after all? I saw his junk!

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I suggest that no story, whether it’s fiction or nonfiction, is real. (Photo by Patrick Fore on Unsplash)

Fact And Fiction Are Different Truths

The more I read, the more I’m convinced that there’s no meaningful difference between fiction and the memoir we call nonfiction.

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The first step to teaching small children where babies come from is by always correctly naming their body parts.

I Tell My Small Children Where Babies Come From

I tell my small children the truth about where babies come from because it is a natural biological function that has been shrouded in shame and control for too long.

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Walking around with a secret is bad news for everyone involved.

Ask Erin: How Do I Tell My Pregnant Girlfriend That I Got Another Woman Pregnant?

She’s made all the mistakes, so you don’t have to… Ask Erin is a weekly advice column, in which Erin answers your burning questions about anything at all.

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"I was and still am in love with him, but I knew he didn't feel the same way. So I thought I'd try and move on. I never told him how I felt, though."

Ask Erin: How Do I Patch Things Up With A Friend Who I’m In Love With? 

She’s made all the mistakes, so you don’t have to… Ask Erin is a weekly advice column, in which Erin answers your burning questions about anything at all.

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Sticking to the three present rule is much harder for the parents buying presents than the kids receiving.

11 Holiday Truths You Only Understand Once You’re A Parent

I’ve been waiting years to celebrate my undying love of all things Christmas with my child, but now that my toddler is old enough to understand the joys of the holiday season I’ve realized that there are some things about the holidays that only a parent can understand.

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Stop With The Haterade, #TheDress Will Save Us All

Sometimes, the Internet is a means to our own salvation.

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How Travel Saved My Love Life

It’s amazing that I could learn more about the flawed inner workings of my love life in a weekend than in 10 years of dating.

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