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When Speaking Your Whole Truth May not be the Best Idea

This will be the last post in our series on effective communication in relationships. We’ve looked at why we get into relationships at all, dimensions and types of intimacy, the importance of self-disclosure to build intimacy and the ways we can go about effective self-disclosure. 724 more words

Communication Skills

White Lies?

Is lying always wrong? Of course not. There are plenty of occasions when it would be impolite, cruel or even dangerous to tell the “truth the whole truth and nothing but the truth”. 521 more words

People

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night is lush in atmosphere and social consciousness -- a review

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night is the second vampire film this year that redeems the genre from schlock and Twilight. It also isn’t the type of film one usually expects from an Iranian filmmaker, though it has a social consciousness informed by the oppressive society that forces that country’s filmmakers… 867 more words

Film

Doris's Day Laid Bare

Doris’s Day Laid Bare

Doris kept her deepest secrets close to her chest, wrapped in decades old raw silk. Now, she has begun
to reveal her vulnerabilities. 378 more words

Poetry

Parents, Kids, and Lying - It's Complicated

We all grew up with stories and fables about the dangers of telling lies — “The Boy Who Cried Wolf” and “Pinocchio” are among the favorites. 350 more words

Parenting

Screw the system: sex, drugs and rock & roll

Written by Natasha Jokic, 

When I was about twelve, with a haircut I’d rather forget and a personality even more awkward than mine today, I could think of nothing cooler than being a rockstar. 814 more words

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