Monthly Archives: June 2013

If I Should Have a Daughter: An Apologia for the Spoken Word, by Sarah Kay

If I should have a daughter, instead of “Mom,” she’s gonna call me “Point B,” because that way she knows that no matter what happens, at least she can always find her way to me. And I’m going to paint solar systems on the backs of her hands so she has to learn the entire […]

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Origin Story: How a Friendship Was Formed

Today I discovered the spoken word poetry of Sarah Kay and listened to her TED talk. Here is a poem, Origin Story,  of how she first met Phil Kay and they formed a friendship. Sarah Kay: It started with a sweater. Phil Kaye: I was looking incredibly fly. First day of college orientation as a […]

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Loyalty Binds and How Couples Can Deal with Them

Here is a wonderful YouTube video that we found by Marcia Sheinberg of the Ackerman Institute: Loyalty binds experienced by families. Loyalty binds are discussed in four different contexts: Problems with In-Laws: The key here is to respect your lover’s loyalty to his or her family members even if you don’t much care for some […]

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The Hookup Chronicles: Adrianna the Slut with the Perfect Butt (Seductions are always deeper than what we see on the surface)

Adrianna was 18 and knew she was hot. She had dark brown hair that hung below her shoulders and wore sweats with a tight tank top and bare midriff that made it hard to avoid admiring her Survivor abs. Her face was clear and beautiful which made it easy to miss the fear in her […]

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