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Thinking About Tying the Knot?
Consider These Deal Breakers First

Saturday, December 20th, 2014
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Your romantic life would be close to perfect if you met a partner who had the same religious beliefs, a clean background history, and no

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Stressed Out Mom, Neglected Dad –
Nuggets from a Mom with No Filter

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014
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Whether processed or organic, we’ve all served up nuggets at one time or another. Just ask Becky and she’ll give you quick, honest, humorous nuggets

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I Dues

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013
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I got to thinking about I do’s the other day, and it occurred to me that often, when dating, well-meaning types ( generally friends and

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Parenthood

The Question: Do I Want Kids?

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013
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As an unmarried, 41 year old woman, the question of having children becomes ever more complicated. Read any relationship book and you quickly learn that

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Love, Elusive Love

Friday, January 25th, 2013
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I admit that sometimes, I think about giving up. Think about no longer trying, about just forgetting dating and love and marriage and settling determinedly

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Recover, Reunite, Rebuild:
Preserving Strong, Positive Relationships

Sunday, September 23rd, 2012
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My mother has never been frugal when it comes to doling out advice. In fact, sometimes she is generous to a fault. Through the years

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Kyra

In the Career Race, What Happens When the Woman Wins?

Monday, August 30th, 2010
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Deputy Chief Brenda Lee Johnson, a.k.a., The Closer, is in the running to become Police Chief in Los Angeles, the first woman to hold the

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Should You Make a Habit of Cohabitation?

Friday, May 14th, 2010
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Can living together before marriage serve as a successful test-drive for a relationship and help couples avoid divorce? Research suggests otherwise. We all know the

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