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I just heard that scientists now believe that there’s a big genetic link for depression and that people with parents or siblings who have depression are up to three times more likely to suffer from it.

Daunting numbers  – but is chronic complaining genetic, too? Read the rest of this entry »

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Hit Me With Your Best Shot

Guys hit. But girls hit where it really hurts. . . in the feelings. And sometimes, when you’ve been hit over and over it’s hard not to hit someone else, even if they had nothing to do with your pain.

Or, maybe you’re just a bitch. Read the rest of this entry »

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(Reality) Check, Please

Just because he’s a “great guy” doesn’t mean he should be your guy. I mean, we’ve all bought shoes we love but can’t wear because they simply kill our feet. Who says it isn’t the same with men?

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I Am SO Not Sorry

There is no such thing as a woman who isn’t sorry. We’re sorry you lost someone. We’re sorry we got to the cashier first. We’re sorry your day isn’t going well. Sorry sorry sorry.

Well, I’m sorry, but I am so not sorry anymore. Read the rest of this entry »

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Men are Dirtbags

Alright. Not all men are dirtbags. Not Gary. Not my father. And not my brothers. . . I think. :) . But, to many men, this term is a badge of honor. They even celebrate their dirtbagginess by naming their teams Dirtbags and reveling in it. But the kind of dirtbags I’m talking about aren’t to be celebrated.  When you hear about UN peacekeepers sexually abusing kids in Central Africa, those dirtbags are guys. You won’t find a lot of women guilty of this.  When you hear about all the sexual abuse that’s happened in the Catholic church, that was done by  priests. Now, I’m not saying that women don’t also sexually abuse kids sometimes. And they certainly are guilty of simple abuse. But overwhelmingly, when we hear about children – even babies – being sexually attacked or being made sex slaves, that is predominantly by and for the male of the species. Read the rest of this entry »

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