The baggage we carry »

by Angela T. Khabeb 


My purse is big and heavy. I pack an umbrella even if the forecast includes only a 30 percent chance of rain. Why? Just in case. If I’m giving a

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Making the jump from engaged to married: Resources to help newlyweds »

by Jana L. Howson


My grandmother-in-law-to-be told me on the night before the wedding, “Never do anything in the first week of marriage that you don’t want to do for the rest of your

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For the rest of my life »

by Romi Pierce


I remember my wedding day as if it were yesterday. It was a dream. Every detail of the reception from the food to the wine to the Michael Jackson impersonator was

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The gift of a break-up »

by Romi Pierce


I remember my last breakup before I met my husband. It was terrible. It was the kind of breakup where it felt like the world had ended and the future was

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Zombies and other tales about my ex: On breaking up, writing poems and getting through »

by Sarah Carson


I’ve never forgotten the night I realized my boyfriend, Jordan, and I were over. I’d just returned home from another of the hours-long arguments we’d been having for months. It was

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