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The Anxiety Of Flying Solo

So when I went all bravado in my last post, in that carefully crafted mumbo jumbo about grabbing this trip to Europe by the balls and allowing happiness, rather than… 572 more words

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Happiness, Self-Care And Grabbing Life By The Balls Again

I’ve been mentally packing my suitcase for a few weeks now; worrying how I’m ever going to fit all the pairs of shoes I might… 481 more words

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Empty Nesting: Do You Give Them A Push Or Wait Until They Fly?

I touched on the delicate subject of when it’s socially acceptable to kick your kids out of home in a recent ranty post, (here… 680 more words

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Role Reversal And The Circle Of Life

The circle of life plays on my mind a lot at the moment, as I watch my children turn into adults.

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The Soul-Destroying Fuckwittage of Dieting

So I do realize how highly unfashionable and politically incorrect it is these days to mention wanting to lose weight, and that we should all proudly flaunt our lardiness as an expression of our inner confidence and contentment, but I have a very good reason for going on a diet. 667 more words

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Teenagers Behaving Badly

I realise that their brains don’t fully develop until they reach twenty-five, nevertheless, my teenagers truly surpassed themselves with their wild behavior last weekend – for which, (and obviously) – I feel somehow responsible. 763 more words

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Man-Bashing Won't Fight Our Cause

Since I’ve engaged myself more proactively in feminism, my involvement has opened my eyes not only to where women sit in society today, but also where men fit in. 871 more words

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