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Allowing Love In... Again

by Josie Pickens

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Sometimes ‘The Thrill Is Gone’ Is Something Else

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How to Reach a Partner Who’s Emotionally Checked Out

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I used to have a thing for emotionally unavailable men. I’m not entirely sure this infatuation with emotional distance was… Read More

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Lead Us Not Into Temptation

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Ever since I turned 30, it seems like many of my peers (myself included) are hell-bent on settling down and finding “the one.”… Read More

Are Single Moms Allowed to Move On?

Are Single Moms Allowed to Move On?

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“Let’s just be honest. Let’s just be real”: Being… Read More

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An age-old relationship phenomenon is resurfacing with a new name and, possibly, a stronger presence. According to board certified… Read More

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Looking to move past a hurt? Whether you are the victim or the aggressor, it’s time to speak up.   Resilience… Read More

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How to Check Your Romantic Baggage at the Door

How to Check Your Romantic Baggage at the Door

by Shantell E. Jamison

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