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The Levo League

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4 Ways to Find a Career-Supportive Guy

The Levo League | March 10, 2013 | Women
I have some news which may shock you: Your Friday night plans may be just as critical to your career as your five-year plan and elevator pitch.
Emily Timbol

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An Open Letter to Taylor Swift

Emily Timbol | March 10, 2013 | Women
Love is not a feeling. Attraction is a feeling. Love is a choice.
Chantel Garrett

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Of 'Monsters' and Brothers: Three Steps to Fix Our Mental Health System and Prevent Violence

Chantel Garrett | March 10, 2013 | Politics
Although Max expressed fear of being lumped together with violent murderers, he asked me to share our family's story as a means of bringing focus to a long list of potential solutions to events such as the Newtown tragedy.
The Levo League

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Study: Women in Finance Have to Work Harder to Earn Investor Trust

The Levo League | March 10, 2013 | Business
The study says for men in finance, all it takes to earn an investor's trust is the right connections -- not whether you are actually good at your job or not. For the ladies on Wall Street, it is all based on performance.
Laura Tropp, Ph.D.

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The Pregnancy-Industrial Complex

Laura Tropp, Ph.D. | March 10, 2013 | Parents
In our outing of pregnancy as a public, glamorized and commoditized experience, we are sacrificing the reflection and introspection that nature once gave us to prepare for motherhood.
Rachel Hollis

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Tomorrow, I Turn 30

Rachel Hollis | March 10, 2013 | Women
I know I should be in a full-blown panic about the end of my 20's, but I actually feel pretty great about it. I'm excited to jump into a new decade. I'm excited to see what adventures my 30's are going to throw at me.
John DeBellis

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Interview With Rita Rudner

John DeBellis | March 18, 2013 | Comedy
The first heckler I ever encountered yelled, "What's your day job?" I replied, "This is the first time I've ever been onstage, could you please come back and heckle me when I'm more experienced?" He shut up.
Allison Hope

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Getting Sucked Into the Wedding Game

Allison Hope | March 10, 2013 | Gay Voices
When my fiancée and I decided to tie the knot, we promised that we wouldn't stress about planning our special day. We were smart. We wouldn't succumb to the dumb world of creating wars for months on end around an ephemeral four-hour affair. Then it happened.
Sienna Jae Fein

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What if We're Not Gorgeous When We're Old?

Sienna Jae Fein | March 10, 2013 | Fifty
Aging has got to be OK; we have no choice. We hope for the day when women and men are not devalued for not being young, when they don't feel impelled to "fix" their faces as a hedge against invisibility.
Wray Herbert

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It's Complicated: The Psychology of 'Singlism'

Wray Herbert | March 10, 2013 | Science
"Singlism" is indeed potent and double-edged. Because most people still do opt for marriage, this bias probably hurts more singles overall. But the intolerance that couple people feel is no less real or harmful.
Mary Lauren Weimer

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What I Learned About Myself When My Daughter Cut Her Own Hair

Mary Lauren Weimer | March 10, 2013 | Parents
Seeing my own issues reflected in my daughter's eyes threw me for an emotional loop.
Jess Wilson

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Like Me

Jess Wilson | March 10, 2013 | Gay Voices
I married a wonderful man. I had babies. I love him dearly, and I adore my life. To all the world I am a straight woman. I live with the privilege of that assumption. And by allowing that assumption to stand, I also allow ignorance to stand. Not anymore.
Women & Co

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Mompreneurs: New Baby? New Business!

Women & Co | March 10, 2013 | Small Business
The following three women not only started businesses that benefit the masses, they also used their pregnancy and maternity leave to hone their big ideas and transform them into reality.
Pauline Millard

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Elizabeth Wurtzel As a Cautionary Tale

Pauline Millard | March 10, 2013 | Women
The next time a friend is going off the deep end, say something. Be rude. Hurt her feelings a little. It's a new year and a perfect time to try it out the honesty principle
Cara Woodson Welch

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Will Record Number of Women in the 113th Congress Improve Workplace Policies on Capitol Hill?

Cara Woodson Welch | March 10, 2013 | Women
With record numbers of women in the 113th Congress, will we see more female chiefs of staff? Will having more women in leadership positions result in better workplace policies? Could all of that lead to a more functional workplace overall?
Alexandra Katehakis, M.F.T.

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The 25 Best and Worst Sex Moments of 2012

Alexandra Katehakis, M.F.T. | March 10, 2013 | Gay Voices
Though there were not as many spectacular sexual implosions in 2012 (remember 2011's Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Herman Cain and Jerry Sandusky?), there were still significant political and social developments that will have implications for healthy sex for years to come.
Marlo Thomas

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Fruitcakes and Penguins and Rocks, Oh, My! -- Those Insane January Holidays!

Marlo Thomas | March 10, 2013 | MarloThomas
January is a pretty big month when it comes to national holidays -- from New Year's Day to Martin Luther King's Birthday to that star-spangled, quadrennial pageant known as Inauguration Day. But did you know that during the first month of the year we also pay homage to popcorn? And squirrels? And kazoos?!
Whiskey Tortoise

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The Golden Rule

Whiskey Tortoise | March 9, 2013 | Divorce
No one found out about the affair, but this writer has lived with the deception for 10 years.
Sydney Levin

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'Teen Mom 2' Recap: The Toughest Tests of Their Lives

Sydney Levin | March 9, 2013 | TV
Josh suggests that Jenelle cut ties with her mom and she promptly has another emotional meltdown. Josh takes her in his arms and lets her cry while, I'm assuming, calculating where the nearest exit is.
Lincee Ray

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'Bachelor' Premiere Recap: Season 17 Kicks Off With Some Crazies

Lincee Ray | March 9, 2013 | TV
Lindsay decided that the best way to get our "Bachelor's" attention was to borrow her cousin's wedding dress and veil, get rip-roaring drunk in the limo, stagger up to Sean and demand that he kisses the bride.
Debbie Gisonni

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10 Ways to Be Happier

Debbie Gisonni | March 9, 2013 | GPS for the Soul
In the 24/7 technology-centric environment in which we live and work, true happiness seems to be less attainable than ever before, yet it's the one thing everyone seeks. Here are 10 ways that can help you bring more happiness into your life.
Ed and Deb Shapiro

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What the Buddha Might Say to Oprah

Ed and Deb Shapiro | March 9, 2013 | GPS for the Soul
We need the courage to trust our own insights and awakenings. Oprah is on the cutting edge of this media revolution, and she shares every step of her search, but her answers may not always be applicable for all of us.