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Five Inevitabilities of Life

Five Inevitabilities of Life

“Mmmph yrsh,” you mumble in reply as you hastily swallow your unchewed food. Leave it on, it will drive you nuts. Tear it off, it will bleed and sting. Ah yes, the great equalizer of humanity. This person will be seated next to you at the party. He’ll probably also chew with his mouth open. Of course, you won’t notice till you have your legs comfortably stretched out into the middle of the circle you’re sitting in.

Five Things to Make You Cringe 

Five Things to Make You Cringe 

Hugs so awkward you end up patting the recipient’s stomach. Not that I have EVER done that. Ahem. *Whistles innocently* Being the first to write in a group birthday card, and knowing that everyone else is going to read what you wrote. Public bathroom stall doors, if you’re over five feet tall. Falling asleep during prayer as an insecure adolescent visiting a new church. Having the local adolescent laughingly point out a wet spot of drool on the pew. Finding out…

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Relating to Someone Who Just Broke Up

Relating to Someone Who Just Broke Up

Have you ever had a friend break up and felt yourself at a complete loss for words? It’s hard to know if you should mention their ex, pretend like the relationship never happened, give them space, ask questions, or what! You want to help, but without experience, you don’t know how to make it better. A couple years ago, I was in a serious relationship for the better part of a year. The breakup was a best case scenario, ending amicably and…

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