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There's No Glossing Over The Loss Of Miscarriage

I think we do all women a disservice when we don't challenge the "Disneyfication" of our reproductive experience. Pregnancy is glorified as transcendent despite its many dark elements. Birth is similarly idealized. But miscarriages resist beatification; at best, they are an extremely efficient expulsion of expired reproductive material by one's own body.

How to Become Really Powerful

Babies don't have power. Not physical power at least, although being cute does command a lot of attention. When we are born we depend on our parents to feed and change us, protect us and keep us alive...
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The Four Faces of Intimacy

What does intimacy mean to you? Sexual intimacy is probably the most stereotypical and most familiar definition of the word in modern society. But most people want more than just the act of sex -- they want some depth.