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There’s this overwhelming desire among parents to make a joke when someone has a new baby (or is expecting) about how they’ll never sleep again.  Or how they’ll never have time for themselves again.  Or how often life will be difficult. If you do this, you’re being a jackass. “Welcome To The Club” And Other …

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Starting a new relationship is both exciting and nerve racking. You’re eager to impress your new partner but exceptionally nervous about doing the wrong thing; after all you don’t want to ruin the relationship before it has a chance to get off the ground. Life is unpredictable, and sometimes we just have to fail in order to …

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Every time I find out a friend of mine is pregnant, I feel a moment of intense happiness and sheer pain all in the same breath. “Oh my goodness,” I exclaim, the ecstatic feelings winning out. “When are you due?” And then we start gushing together and share in that intimately happy moment of knowing …

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