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Two Moms and Six Kids at the Beach: You Can Imagine the Assumptions

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This is happening to biological parents that their kids do not resemble them. I feel bad for all interracial or blended families that happen to like to do fun things with their kids. ...
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Serenity is the Sweetest Word: Embracing Our Heart Heritage

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We were worried that emotional issues would brew with hearing about two of our biological siblings and wondering about their own biological families even more. When it seems that it was quite the opposite. ...
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Queer Relationships: Embracing Boundaries

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When we are conscious of where we stand in the world it empowers us to acknowledge our desires. When we know what we want, we can see very clearly what it is that we don’t want. ...
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Queer Relationships: Watering Our Own Grass; Taking Responsibility for Creating What We Desire

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If the grass starts to look greener on the other side, it is time to water and fertilize our own. Our relationships have the potential to be lush, full and vibrant if we recognize our ability to nourish them. ...
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Queer Relationships: Four Ways to Change the Dynamic in Your Relationship

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Relationships can get into ruts and become engulfed in unwanted patterns, making it difficult to see the forest through the trees. As partners, we witness all the good, the bad and the ugly, the unpleasant habits, and the most boring parts of everyday life. ...
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Queer Relationships: A Passionate Resolution

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If you are already gettin’ some consistently and want the affirmation that you are already doing all of these things or maybe just want to freshen it up a bit, skip to the next paragraph. If you’re in a lull, then you’ve got to start somewhere. ...
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Queer Relationships: Conscious Vulnerability

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In our current political and sociological climate, it is difficult to feel safe and secure. For many of us, our entire world is turned upside down. ...
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Bigger Expectations: Sex Sells, But at What Cost?

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What’s attractive, seductive, desirable, alluring, sensual, sultry, slinky, provocative, tempting, tantalizing, etc. to you, may not be to me. ...
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Bigger Expectations: Learning How to Push

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I lost my job, became severely depressed, stopped almost all activity, and felt myself slipping further and further from where I am happiest, healthiest and most ‘Me’. ...
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Modern Fitness: How to Fit Exercise Into a Busy Work/Life Schedule

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Many of us downplay the importance of putting our health first, but as soon as you realize it is a non-negotiable, it becomes much easier to accommodate a fitness routine. ...
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