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Getting Good At Goodbye

I used to think I sucked at goodbyes because I wept and carried on like a child. Then, I remembered that when I was a little girl, I used to pick fights with my friends before we moved away so I would…

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How to Cut an Onion Without Tears

  So you're preparing dinner all by yourself when a family member walks in, takes a look at you, and turns white. "Is everything OK?!" they'll ask. "Did somebody die?!" You laugh through the t…

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It’s Not You, It’s Me

By Melanie Bates Ever heard this line? – “It’s not you, it’s me.” I’ve heard it many times myself. In the past my typical response was usually, “Bullcrap, you dork. Grow some balls, coward. I’ll do …

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7 Reasons Why Crying Is Good for You

By Therese Borchar, DivineCaroline New York Times reporter Benedict Carey referred to tears in a recent piece as "emotional perspiration." Given that I sweat a lot and hate deodorant, I suppose it …

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How and Why We Cry

By Allison Ford, DivineCaroline Crying is an emotional reaction that's completely unique to humans. Our capacity for complex thoughts and feelings means that we can cry whether we're overwhelmed …

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