Tag Archives: shame

Etch A Sketch Forgivness

The little red rectangular box was magical. As a kid, I could play with it for hours. When I turned one knob on the box, I could create a horizontal line on its screen. Turn the other knob and voila—a … Continue reading

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Judgement

Never judge someone else’s feelings by their facial expressions. What you see as an angry outburst might actually be caused by shame, humiliation or even grief. Remain curious, and ask the other person to describe what they’re feeling. Remember, you’re not … Continue reading

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How to Fix a Booboo

One night in the bath, my 3-year-old accidentally stabbed me in the face with a toy unicorn. Shocked, I yelled out, causing him to cry. I hastily wrapped him in his favorite green towel. “Can I kiss it better?” I … Continue reading

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Pleasure Station

Sex and masturbation are important parts of many people’s overall well-being — so why do you still keep your lube in a shoebox shoved under the bed? Start making your sexual wellness a priority by moving your sexytime accoutrements to … Continue reading

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How Clean Are Your Hands?

My girlfriend and I just moved in together. (I relocated to her town.) We’re very happy, but I have a problem: The walls in our apartment are thin. And I often hear her use the bathroom without washing her hands … Continue reading

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