Love

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I'm Glad I Chose Myself Over My Boyfriend​

I smiled and walked out the door, choosing myself over a guy, choosing my business over a person who wanted me to be someone I no longer was. Read...
Jen Glantz    |   04.25.18   |   SHARE
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Your child needs to understand that love is first and foremost about caring for someone.

How To Explain Love To Your Child

Your child needs to understand that love is first and foremost about caring for someone. Read...
Nancy Spektor of The Good Men Project    |   04.19.18   |   SHARE
Families
He placed a condition on marriage: I had to trust him.

The Trust Game: How I Changed For My Partner

After we were engaged, we tried the trust game several times. I never managed to do it; I always broke my own fall before he had the chance to catch Read...
Leslie Kendall Dye    |   04.12.18   |   SHARE
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Let's Stop Calling Them "Failed" Relationships

Being vulnerable enough to get into a relationship is a win — is it helpful to think of the experience we gain intimately relating to another as a Read...
Myisha Battle    |   02.27.18   |   SHARE
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Take The Cake: BoPo Doesn’t Talk About Fat People Loving Fat People

I thoroughly appreciate that there is a primary focus on self-love, but I also feel the painfully deep silence around the healing power of loving — Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   02.22.18   |   SHARE
Bodies
Until last year, I believed there was some unwritten rule preventing me from buying jewelry for myself.

Can't Buy Me Love: Why I Stopped Waiting For Men To Buy Me Jewelry

Until last year, I believed there was some unwritten rule preventing me from buying jewelry for myself. I just have to wait till I find the right Read...
Rebecca Renner    |   02.13.18   |   SHARE
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Big, Fat Love: 5 Plus-Size Couples Show That Valentines Come In All Sizes

This Valentine’s Day, our valentines to you are these vignettes of fat love told by the women, femmes, and non-binary folks within these plus size Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   02.13.18   |   SHARE
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The Best Valentine’s Day Gifts To Give Someone You’re “Sort Of” Dating

If you’re going down the gift route, here’s a guide so you can pick up the best gift to give the person you’re “sort of” dating on Valentine’s Day. Read...
Jen Glantz    |   02.6.18   |   SHARE
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