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My Mom & Cancer

By Dr. Martha Tara Lee for YourTango.com. When my mom had her relapse of breast cancer, I was pursuing my sexuality studies in San Francisco in 2007. I sensed something was amiss when one of my rel…

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Aging Parent? Book Giveaway!

We are giving away a copy of The Caregiver's Tao Te Ching: Compassionate Caring for Your Loved Ones and Yourself by William and Nancy Martin. Check out this sneak peak from the authors and leave a…

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Lie For Me

In the midst of a 30-inch snowstorm, I felt a mixture of unearned guilt and helplessness. From the kitchen window I peeked out at my husband every so often as he labored in the wintery whiteness. …

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Multiple Sclerosis: It’s a Family Affair

When you have multiple sclerosis, you don't have it alone. You may be the one with MS and the physical symptoms that go along with it, but you can't build a fence around yourself in order to protec…

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Multiple Sclerosis in the Marriage

Multiple sclerosis can complicate a marriage, often forcing both individuals to adjust to drastic changes in expectations or marital roles -- or it can bring you even closer together. Perhaps it will …

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