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In response to #metoo, Weinstein, Nassar, and the broken world we live in

In the shadows, hordes of women keep silent all the time. They have reputations and careers to protect. It’s somewhat of an easy choice to make between your dignity and your career if you are an ambitious woman in a … Continue reading

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Big Hair and Big Asses

I sent this picture recently to my friends. The question I posed to them was: Okay, tell me the truth. Is my hair too big to wear out in public? I’ve been trepidatiously doing this thing lately where I’ve been … Continue reading

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Spousal Differences: The 2016 Presidential Election

My husband and I are different people. This is how we work together: We balance each other out. That was clear today, the day after the 2016 election polls closed and Trump was declared the next POTUS. Let me walk … Continue reading

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Want to know the secret to happiness? Lower your expectations.

There’s an epidemic in this day and age: discontentment. So many people are discontent. They don’t like their jobs; they don’t like their age/stage of life/etc.; they don’t like themselves. They wish they had a partner or spouse, or they … Continue reading

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Why Donald Trump’s Comments About Women Matter – And It’s Not the Reason You Think

Hardly anyone I’ve heard has tried to argue that Trump is a good person. One of my mom’s and my favorite quotes is, “When someone shows you who they are, believe them.” It’s a Maya Angelou quote. Trump has consistently revealed who … Continue reading

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An Anorexic Life

About three years and a few months ago I stood on the mushy colored tiles in the hallway of the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital holding a white slip of paper. In stark black and white were the words DIAGNOSIS: ANOREXIA NERVOSA. … Continue reading

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Woman

I remember the year that I realized the world has rules for you. I don’t mean rules like you have to clean your room before bed and wear pants to school, but rules like you have to do something specific … Continue reading

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