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With the Greatest Good in Mind

With the Greatest Good in Mind

by Jennifer Pruiett-Selby
 
I’m not comfortable telling you how much I weigh. I’m not even okay with being weighed at the doctor’s office. In fact, I’ll avoid going to the doctor altogether, if it means I won’t have to step onto the scale and brace myself.
Jealousy and Envy—The Evil Stepsisters

Jealousy and Envy—The Evil Stepsisters

by Dr. Donna Roberts
 
Think back. Have you ever celebrated a success, but had a nagging feeling that others were less than happy for you?
Dilemma: Am I a Helicopter Parent?

Dilemma: Am I a Helicopter Parent?

by Dr. Donna Roberts
 
The teacher accused me of being a “helicopter parent.” When I arrived home that night, stunned from her accusation, my husband just laughed and said, “Yeah, you are.”
The Psychology of The Walking Dead—The Appeal of Post-Apocalyptic Stories

The Psychology of The Walking Dead—The Appeal of Post-Apocalyptic Stories

by Dr. Donna Roberts
 
I’m not a Walking Dead fan, which is surprising because I love binging on TV series and I loved horror movies as a teenager.
A New Way of Writing

A New Way of Writing

by Angela Kubinec
 
I have come up with a new way of writing that doesnt use hardly any punctuation or capitalization
Telling This With a Sigh

Telling This With a Sigh

by Emile DeWeaver
 
As a black person, my first reaction to “reverse discrimination” is a tightening of my insides.
Lazy Entitled Narcissists

Lazy Entitled Narcissists

by Dr. Donna Roberts
 
Maybe if they stopped living in their parents’ basements and had to earn a living to support themselves they would shape up.
Me and Sylvia Plath

Me and Sylvia Plath

Readers of a certain age will remember how, in the wake of President Kennedy’s assassination, a list of eerie parallels between his life and death and that of Abraham Lincoln began to circulate.
A Guide to Make Telemarketers Quit Calling

A Guide to Make Telemarketers Quit Calling

by Angela Kubinec
 
The focus of my work is on ways to lie to telemarketers in a fashion that insures they will quit calling.
Does unconditional love really exist?

Does unconditional love really exist?

by Dr. Donna Roberts
 
Dogs are the truest, most sincere form of unconditional love, not to mention great wisdom about love.
The Great Neighborhood Debate of 1977

The Great Neighborhood Debate of 1977

by Dr. Donna Roberts
 
The summer of 1977 was the summer of the great debate in my neighborhood.
A Modern How-To for the Boudoir

A Modern How-To for the Boudoir

by Angela Kubinec
 
While browsing my local used book store, I came across a title I had not seen in decades. It was How to Make Love to a Man.
Fads and Crazes, Trends and Rages: Why we’re always looking for the next best thing

Fads and Crazes, Trends and Rages: Why we’re always looking for the next best thing

by Dr. Donna Roberts
 
From hula-hoops to cabbage patch dolls to fidget spinners. From goldfish swallowing to streaking to twerking.
The Unaccompanied Journey

The Unaccompanied Journey

by Jennifer Pruiett-Selby
 
This busy week is when the remaining members of my father-in law’s platoon will to travel to Tennessee for one final gathering.
The Self-Help Seeker’s Guide for the Self-Help Seeker

The Self-Help Seeker’s Guide for the Self-Help Seeker

by Angela Kubinec
 
Look in any bookstore. You will see the evidence of what I call “widespread anti-depressant failure.”

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