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See the line where the sky meets the sea? It calls me…

How to apologize, how to not apologize, why it’s hard, why it’s not hard for the reasons you think (guest post)

I don’t think we need another article about how to apologize. I’d like to see an article or two about all the ways a sincere apology is claimed and then used as a weapon against someone. Against a child, against a loved one. I’d like an article about how when that happens we have to build cages around the chasm of shame and self hatred that our apologies dug inside of us.

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Owning It

You see a lot of talk on poly sites and forums “owning your shit.” In other words, taking responsibility for

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W died on August 13, 2011, at 38 years old. He jumped off a bridge. No one knows why. He

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