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My Life At 25

At 25, I thought I'd be working for a magazine, married with at least one kid and living in a big house. I would have a white picket fence and a perfect husband who'd do anything for me. Eventually we'd have another child. Hopefully, we would end up with a girl and a boy, but… Continue reading My Life At 25

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Shy Kids Finish Last

I'm a quiet, shy and sweet girl. The problem with those types of girls is they often get taken of advantage and walked over. Ever since I can remember, I've never been a fan of confrontation and when I was faced with it, I always turned the other direction. I hated walking up to someone… Continue reading Shy Kids Finish Last

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Parents Who “Baby” Their Kids Raise Sheltered Adults — I’m Proof!

Their coddling didn't help me — it hurt me. Growing up, I was never taught anything about sex, tampons, or how to be a grown-up. My mother never sat me down to have "the talk" about sex. Instead, she whispered in my ear, telling me to hold onto my virginity until marriage. I accepted that and… Continue reading Parents Who “Baby” Their Kids Raise Sheltered Adults — I’m Proof!

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5 Tough Challenges You’ll Unfortunately Experience When Moving Far From Home

I live approximately 829 miles away from home. I figured that out by typing my old address and new address into google maps. So, my family will never just randomly “stop by” for a visit to surprise my boyfriend and I one day. They can’t go on over if there’s a problem. They won’t even… Continue reading 5 Tough Challenges You’ll Unfortunately Experience When Moving Far From Home