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Facebook friends

I've never done well with keeping friends for long periods of time. I think much of this has to do with several integral factors in my life. I grew up on a farm and, most of that time, I played on my own. I'm also highly introverted, by nature, and I often ...
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Emotions vs. Logic

When the people we love are in trouble, we react quickly and emotionally. We don't always step back and assess the situation with a calm head. There isn't always time to do so. I've watched Intervention and some of the other shows that highlight families in crisis, and the general first reaction ...
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Confessional Friday: I hate talking on the phone

It's time for another confessional Friday. I'm an introvert by nature. People that know me tend to forget that when they first met me, I likely didn't say much at all to them. When I am in large gatherings of people, I tend to talk only to the 2-3 people sitting next ...
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Birth order: fact or fiction?

There are people that dispute any kind of birth order connection to personality. To those people I say pffffffffffffffttttttttttt. And here's why: Our personalities are part genetics and part experience and part of our life experience is the house we grow up in and the way our part in that house shapes ...
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The moon and me

When I was a little girl, I used to think, in the egocentric way of children, that the moon and I had a special relationship. I don't remember having imaginary friends, though my family has reassured me that I did and that they had 80's-riffic names like Tiffany and Brittany and Claire. The ...
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Accepting my Amazonian womanhood

Leon wrote a great article about our time at Zanies watching Ralphie May the other night. Thanks for guest blogging, honey. Come back again, soon. One thing that Leon's article was missing was something that I realized he probably didn't value the way I did. Rather than asking him ...
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