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Does Being Hurt Ignite a Desire in Us to Hurt Others?

Sister Jenna | Posted 04.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Sister Jenna

After meeting a Syrian man who defected from Syria at the airport, I wrote these thoughts from 30,000 feet above on my way to Washington, D.C. from In...

What Happened to Our Primary Agreements?

Robert C. Jameson | Posted 04.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Robert C. Jameson

We often have several "primary agreements" in our intimate relationships. We agree to take care of each other, as well as to be nice, to protect and not to hurt each other. "I've got your back! I wont hurt you, and I wont let any one else hurt you! You're safe with me!"

Parents: Stop the Money Lies You Tell Yourself

Neale Godfrey | Posted 03.24.2014 | Parents
Neale Godfrey

A key to family financial health is transparency -- with your spouse, your children and yourself. Keeping money secrets and lies has you living in an...

Pin-Dropping Profundity With a Pixie Face

Lisa Guest | Posted 03.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Guest

I didn't want to have children. I knew it from a young age. I've written about this many times. In September 2012 I met a 1-month-old preemie. When I ...

The Case of the Evil Genius

Wray Herbert | Posted 03.12.2014 | Science
Wray Herbert

What do dishonesty and wit have in common, that they so readily occupy the same mind? Does creativity lead to unethical behavior, or do cheating and lying spur the imagination? Is creativity just a socially acceptable form of violating norms and breaking the rules?

One Promise I'll Really Try To Keep This Year

Amanda Magee | Posted 03.04.2014 | Parents
Amanda Magee

The thing that bothers me about resolutions is that they don't mean much. Maybe rather than making resolutions we should resolve to mean it.

The Dare of Memoir

Roger Housden | Posted 02.16.2014 | Arts
Roger Housden

As much as we think we know about our story, there is far more waiting to surprise us when our own words hit the page.

Do You See Me?

Amanda Magee | Posted 02.12.2014 | Parents
Amanda Magee

Where are we if we're judged for having things look too perfect, but then don't want to be in the pictures if we're less than perfect?

Why I Decided to Come Out as HIV-Positive on 'Project Runway: All Stars'

Viktor Luna | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Viktor Luna

When I was approached to be on this current season of Project Runway: All Stars, I decided that this time, I wanted to be seen for who I truly am.

The Truth About My 'Perfect' Life

Dani Shapiro | Posted 02.08.2014 | Women
Dani Shapiro

Do any of us have perfect lives? Or do we carefully curate our public personas, keeping our true selves safe, hidden from view?

Self-Acceptance Is a Nice Thought, But it Doesn't Pay the Bills

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 02.05.2014 | Women
Carlota Zimmerman

Follow the money. Understand that these article are written to get the author attention, because people always stop to ogle a car wreck.

Coming Out: Not the Easiest Thing, But the Most Honest Thing I've Ever Done

Dillon Couvillon | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Dillon Couvillon

I know that maybe some of you are surprised, and maybe some of you aren't. I also know that the last time you and I spoke, might be the last time we will ever speak. I know that for some of you, it's only just opened the friendship that we have, and for others maybe unfortunately it just ended the one we had.

7 Ingredients of a Healthy Relationship

Rebecca Lammersen | Posted 02.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Lammersen

I've been alive for 34.5 years, and I have concluded that love is undefinable. Although I do know one thing I am absolutely sure of, and that is love is a choice.

The Radical Rule That Sustains My Marriage

Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings

By Mei Mei Fox for YourTango.com When my husband and I first came together as a romantic couple three years ago, we agreed to practice Radical Hone...

Cebu City, My Lost Wallet and the Kindness of Humanity

Bruce Reyes-Chow | Posted 01.25.2014 | Religion
Bruce Reyes-Chow

Humanity is us and when we give up on the kindness of people, in many ways we give up on ourselves and worse, we gradually allow ourselves to do the very things that we so loathed at the start.

'If You Get Too Cold, I'll Tax The Heat'

Wray Herbert | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Wray Herbert

Nobody likes the taxman. Even those who in principle believe in spreading the wealth -- even they get a twinge of fear at the mention of the IRS, April 15th and -- worst of all -- the dreaded audit. Don't deny it.

It's Mine, All Mine - Parshat VaYishlach

Harry Rothenberg | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Harry Rothenberg

Jacob gets attacked by Esau's angel after crossing a river alone. What was so important on the other side of the river to cause Jacob to face danger by himself?

Qualities of an Ideal Parent

Robert C. Jameson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Robert C. Jameson

If you were to create an ideal parent, what qualities would s/he have? What would they look like? What would they say or do?

Would You Rather Be Perfect Or Happy?

Erin Cox | Posted 11.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Erin Cox

Life is beautiful, breathtaking and lovely, but also complicated, messy and ugly at times. That's what is so amazing about our spirits' human experience! Without our struggle and pain, how would we fully experience and appreciate the beauty and joy?

I'm From Woodstock. Yes I Am!

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Mitch Ditkoff

"Two hours north of Manhattan" was my standard response. "Upstate New York" was my backup, closely followed by "The Hudson Valley", "65 miles south of Albany", and the always dependable "Foothills of the Catskill Mountains".

How to Be Naked

Kate Bartolotta | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Kate Bartolotta

I would gladly trade a lifetime's worth of meaningless orgasms for one long, genuinely naked conversation.

Do You Know Who You Really Are?

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

Does expressing different parts of yourself highlight parts of your personality that normally never see the light of day? Do you feel you're releasing some pent up hidden part of you that you need to express?

Can I Give You Some Feedback?

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

One of the greatest benefits of exchanging feedback is that it promotes intimacy, trust, respect and appreciation in relationships.

The Moment I Realized I Had Become a Mean Mommy

Janet Casey | Posted 12.07.2013 | Parents
Janet Casey

There is a moment in every mom's life in which she realizes that she has indeed been, as I describe it, a "mean mommy."

52 Things I Wish I Could Tell My Younger Self

Rev. Peter M. Wallace | Posted 11.30.2013 | Religion
Rev. Peter M. Wallace

1. Life is good. Not always, but mostly. And when it is not so good, be assured it will get better.