Without Hesitation – Talia Jager

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Without Hesitation

Talia Jager

Genre: Sci-Fi & Fantasy

Publish Date: June 17, 2017

Publisher: Talia Jager

Seller: Talia Jager


Without Hesitation is set a thousand years in the future. Earth has become a wasteland. Humans traveled into space to colonize other suitable planets. Labels and stereotypes are a thing of the past and gender and sexual identity are as fluid as love as humans strive to survive. Here we meet Everleigh, the commander of her ship named Nirvana. She is under the control of an evil madman, Caspar, who keeps her family captive. He sends her to Valinor to abduct the Empress Akacia. When she arrives, she is taken back by Akacia’s beauty and when the Empress fights back, Everleigh realizes she has met her match. **This is an LGBTQ story with a female/female relationship.**

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Things You Would Never Know Without the Movies

-It is always possible to park directly outside any building you are visiting.

-A detective can only solve a case once he has been suspended from duty.

-If you decide to start dancing in the street, everyone you bump into will know all the steps.

-Most laptop computers are powerful enough to override the communication systems of any invading alien civilization

-It does not matter if you are heavily outnumbered in a fight involving martial arts – your enemies will wait patiently to attack you one by one by
dancing around in a threatening manner until you have knocked out their predecessors.

-When a person is knocked unconscious by a blow to the head, they will never suffer a concussion or brain damage.

-No one involved in a car chase, hijacking, explosion, volcanic eruption or alien invasion will ever go into shock.

-Police Departments give their officers personality tests to make sure they are deliberately assigned a partner who is their total opposite.

-When they are alone, all foreigners prefer to speak English to each other. If they’re villains, they will probably speak with an English accent.

-You can always find a chainsaw when you need one.

-Any lock can be picked by a credit card or a paper clip in seconds, unless it’s the door to a burning building with a child trapped inside.

-An electric fence, powerful enough to kill a dinosaur will cause no lasting damage to an eight-year-old child.

-Television news bulletins usually contain a story that affects you personally at that precise moment you turn the television on.

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The Man Without a Country – Edward Everett Hale

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The Man Without a Country

Edward Everett Hale

Genre: Graphic Novels

Publish Date: December 31, 1916

Publisher: Public Domain

Seller: Public Domain


"The Man Without a Country" is a short story by American writer Edward Everett Hale, it is the story of American Army lieutenant Philip Nolan, who renounces his country during a trial for treason and is consequently sentenced to spend the rest of his days at sea without so much as a word of news about the United States. Though the story is set in the early 19th century, it is an allegory about the upheaval of the American Civil War and was meant to promote the Union cause.

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Justin Bieber Married Hailey Baldwin Without a Prenup

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How to Succeed in Business Without Really Crying (Unabridged) – Carol Leifer

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How to Succeed in Business Without Really Crying (Unabridged)

Carol Leifer

Genre: Comedy

Price: $ 17.95

Publish Date: April 8, 2014

© ℗ © 2014 Tantor Audio

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‘The Conners’ Are Coming Back Without Roseanne Barr: Check Out All The New Pics!

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100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings: How to Get by Without Even Trying (Unabridged) – Sarah Cooper

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100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings: How to Get by Without Even Trying (Unabridged)

Sarah Cooper

Genre: Comedy

Price: $ 9.95

Publish Date: January 31, 2017

© ℗ © 2017 Simon & Schuster Audio

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Episode 165 Scott Adams: Meeting President Trump (without details of course), Don Lemon Tweet

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Melania Trump Visits Second Child Detention Site Without Controversy

Melania Trump just made it as clear as black and white … she’s NOT about to get caught in another wardrobe firestorm en route to her second trip to the border. The First Lady touched down in Tucson Thursday dressed to the nines — and this time –…

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R. Kelly Alleged Sex Slave Joycelyn Savage Vacations without R. Kelly

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Sean Penn Rips Steve Bannon: You Can’t Age Like That Without Hating People

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Chistes cortos de una sola frase sin prepucio: El mejor humor judío para leer sin culpa [The best Jewish humor to read without guilt] (Unabridged) – Lázaro Droznes

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Chistes cortos de una sola frase sin prepucio: El mejor humor judío para leer sin culpa [The best Jewish humor to read without guilt] (Unabridged)

Lázaro Droznes

Genre: Comedy

Price: $ 3.95

Publish Date: January 2, 2018

© ℗ © 2018 UNITEXTO LLC

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Camming Without Nudity: A Unique Path

‘Take your clothes off, I’m horny! Now!” Yeah … right. How about you go and send me 1000 credits as a surprise, because I want to buy some shoes? See? Things don’t work like that.
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Without a Trace (Unabridged) [Unabridged Fiction] – Nora Roberts

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Without a Trace (Unabridged) [Unabridged Fiction]

Nora Roberts

Genre: Romance

Price: $ 15.95

Publish Date: April 28, 2006

© ℗ © 2006 Harlequin Books S.A.

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Smoke Without Fire – Single – David Gray


Smoke Without Fire – Single
David Gray

Release Date:
August 18, 2016
Total Songs:
1

Genre:
Singer/Songwriter

Price:
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Copyright
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Quavo Says The Eagles Are Toast Without Carson Wentz

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William Hung Says ‘American Idol’ Without Bad Auditions Is a Bad Idea

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Cavs without answers after ‘ugly’ lopsided loss

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Travis Scott Performs on New Year’s Eve for Kylie’s Friends, Without Kylie

Kylie Jenner missed out on watching Travis Scott perform for New Year’s Eve — but she probably got a full report, ’cause she had a couple proxies there in her place. Travis took the stage Sunday night at LIV nightclub in Miami, where some his baby…

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Liam Payne Reflects On What He Learned From Performing Without One Direction

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Without Warning – 21 Savage, Offset & Metro Boomin

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Without Warning

21 Savage, Offset & Metro Boomin

Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap

Price: $ 7.99

Release Date: December 23, 2017

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Brady, Patriots’ offense out of rhythm without Rob Gronkowski in loss

The Patriots looked out of sync and vulnerable ahead of their showdown next week with the Steelers.
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KD sets tone as Warriors win without Curry, Green

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‘House of Cards’ production to resume without Kevin Spacey

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Without Warning – 21 Savage, Offset & Metro Boomin

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Without Warning

21 Savage, Offset & Metro Boomin

Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap

Price: $ 9.99

Release Date: October 31, 2017

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Listen Without Prejudice / MTV Unplugged (Deluxe) – George Michael

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Listen Without Prejudice / MTV Unplugged (Deluxe)

George Michael

Genre: Pop

Price: $ 24.99

Release Date: October 20, 2017

© ℗ 2017 G.K. Panayiotou, under exclusive license to Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited

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Smoke Without Fire – Single – David Gray


Smoke Without Fire – Single
David Gray

Release Date:
August 18, 2016
Total Songs:
1

Genre:
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Price:
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Nelly Released Without Charges Following Arrest For Alleged Rape

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I Can Barely Take Care of Myself: Tales from a Happy Life Without Kids (Unabridged) – Jen Kirkman

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I Can Barely Take Care of Myself: Tales from a Happy Life Without Kids (Unabridged)

Jen Kirkman

Genre: Comedy

Price: $ 20.95

Publish Date: April 12, 2013

© ℗ © 2013 Tantor Audio

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This Plane is Trying to Fly to 90,000 Feet Without an Engine

The Perlan II, a specially designed glider meant to climb to higher than any plane has ever flown, is attempting to reach altitudes of 90,000 feet.
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You Can’t Look At The New Portrait Of Prince George Without Smiling

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Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) (Unabridged) – Mindy Kaling

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Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) (Unabridged)

Mindy Kaling

Genre: Arts & Entertainment

Price: $ 17.95

Publish Date: November 1, 2011

© ℗ © 2011 Random House Audio

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TJ Jackson — No One’s Marrying Paris Without Jackson’s Sign-Off

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TJ Jackson — No One’s Marrying Paris Without Jackson’s Sign-Off

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How to Remove Your Halloween Makeup Without Ruining Your Skin

The last thing you want to do after a night out—on Halloween no less—is deal with taking off your makeup. But if you think your skull face paint is spooky, just wait until you see…


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NeNe Leakes — I’M BACK!!! ‘RHOA’ Is Soo Boring Without Me

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Olivier Martinez Steps Out Without His Wedding Ring After Halle Berry Refiles for Divorce

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Sports News in Brief: WNBA MVP Devastated After Roommate Moves Out Without Any Warning

CHICAGO—Saying she is now desperately searching for any options that will prevent her from being evicted, Chicago Sky forward and 2015 WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne was reportedly left scrambling Thursday after her roommate moved out of their apartment without any warning whatsoever. “I really don’t know what I’m going to do, because rent is due in two weeks and there’s no way I can cover her $ 700,” said Delle Donne, adding that, with her team commitments and offseason workout schedule, she barely has the time to interview anyone who may respond to the sublet listing she posted on Craigslist. “Not only am I out on her rent, but also her half of the internet and electricity bills. I might just have to move to a studio or someplace on the South Side, because there’s no way I’m asking my parents for money again …




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Social Media Obsessed Teen Says ‘I Can’t Breathe Without WiFi’

Seventeen-year-old Khloe admits that Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are her best friends.

“I’m completely obsessed with social media,” she says, explaining that she sleeps with her phone in her hand and starts her day at 6 am by immediately checking Facebook. “When it’s not with me, I don’t feel complete and I feel very scared,” she says about her phone. “I can’t do anything without it.”

Khloe recognizes that her social media addiction has gotten out of control, and fears that she’s missing out on personal relationships. “I do get panic attacks when I leave my house and there’s no WiFi,” she says. “It’s very hard to have conversations in real life. It’s so much easier to just text message or Facebook.”

In the video above, she explains how her self-esteem is tied to social media. “The amount of attention I get on Facebook feels like a rush to me,” says Khloe. “On Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, I get 500 to 1,000 likes on each picture … It makes me feel really good about myself!” She estimates that she knows only about 50 of those people, but says, “They really feed my self-esteem.”

Turning to Dr. Phil for counsel, she says, “I’m always on my phone 24/7. I need help. I want a normal life.” Find out what he thinks the underlying issue is for Khloe, and how he proposes she break her addiction on Friday’s episode of Dr. Phil, “Social Media Obsessed Teens: I Can’t Breathe Without WiFi.”

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See Channing Tatum’s Photos of Wife Jenna Dewan-Tatum Without Makeup

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Troy Ave – “Major Without A Deal: Reloaded” (MIXTAPE)

Troy Ave is back with the re-release of his Major Without A Deal project. The Reloaded version shows Troy revamping the whole tape with 14 tracks and features from Fabolous, 50 Cent, T.I. and more! Stream below and share your thoughts in the c-section.


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How To Handle Bigots Without Saying A Word

Sometimes, the best way to handle bigots is to do it without saying a single word.

Dean Paton joined a group protesting at a gay pride parade in Chester, England, on Saturday with a sign of his own. But instead of threatening fire and brimstone, his sign pointed out that homophobes are statistically more likely to be gay themselves.

And while the bigots’ signs referenced Bible passages, Paton’s including a scientific citation, referring to a 1996 study that found homophobes are more likely to be aroused by gay porn.  

Check it out in the clip above. 

When he’s not shutting down bigots, Paton serves as the founder of Big Heritage, where he works to help make “archaeology accessible to people from deprived socio-economic areas.”

 

(h/t Towleroad)

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Greatest Dating Mistakes You Could Be Making Without Your Knowledge

There is so much about being successful at dating that it can make your head spin. Before you throw in the towel while wondering why men fly off the window just after the first date, you should consider reading this. It could literally change your world of dating. While there are some big don’ts when dating, there are others that are little known but have profound repercussions. Remember that saying of a small leak sinks a great vessel? It applies to this case perfectly. Painfully, these are usually the biggest mistakes you don’t realize you are making and perhaps why you are repelling men so perfectly.
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Empire: Music From ‘Without a Country’ – EP – Empire Cast

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Empire: Music From ‘Without a Country’ – EP

Empire Cast

Genre: Pop

Price: $ 6.99

Release Date: September 30, 2015

© ℗ 2015 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

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Jason Pierre-Paul’s Mangled Right Hand Without A Bandage

New York Giants player Jason Pierre-Paul’s right hand probably looks even worse than you imagined. Originally reported that he lost a finger, from the looks recently released photos it’s clear that the defensive end lost all of his index index finger, some of his thumb and a good portion of his middle finger. 

Bruh…

Reports the New York Daily News:

Shocking images show a weary-looking JPP with his knuckle protruding from where his right index finger used to be and bandages on his thumb and middle finger.

He was spotted wearing a grey t-shirt that reads “What we do in life echoes in eternity” and features a football player holding the hand of a young child. The NFLPA partnered with the clothing company Muze in 2010 on the shirt, the proceeds of which help fund research and awareness of brain injuries.

Whether you’re an NFL player or any everyday civilian, leave fireworks to the professionals. Peep more photos of JPP’s hand right here.

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Safaree Writes Open Letter On Life Without Nicki

The brother Safaree seems to have completely “sobered” up. He seems to have matured as well. I can’t say for sure, but I think he may actually be the winner when its all said and done. Check out his open letter.

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Watch Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon Have a Delightful Conversation Without Words

Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon don’t needs words to advance their beautiful bromance. Just looks. Lots of touching, tender looks. 
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The Girl Without a Name – Free Preview (first six chapters) – Sandra Block

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The Girl Without a Name – Free Preview (first six chapters)

Sandra Block

Genre: Fiction & Literature

Publish Date: July 14, 2015

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing

Seller: Hachette Digital, Inc.


In what passes for an ordinary day in a psych ward, Dr. Zoe Goldman is stumped when a highly unusual case arrives. A young African American girl, found wandering the streets of Buffalo in a catatonic state, is brought in by police. No one has come forward to claim her, and all leads have been exhausted, so Zoe's treatment is the last hope to discover the girl's identity. When drugs prove ineffective and medical science seems to be failing, Zoe takes matters into her own hands to track down Jane Doe's family and piece together their checkered history. As she unearths their secrets, she finds that monsters hide where they are least expected. And now she must solve the mystery before it is too late. Because someone wants to make sure this young girl never remembers. The Girl Without a Name is a powerful novel of memory and forgetting, of unexpected friendship and understanding…and of the secrets we protect no matter the consequences.

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How To Stop Being Lonely (Without Needing Anyone Else)

The number one need of all people is acceptance, according to Dr. Phil. “We often interpret that as meaning acceptance from others, but the most important relationship that you will ever have is the one you have with yourself,” he explains in the video above. “If you’re not your own best friend, if you’re not there for you minute to minute, hour to hour and day to day, you can be very lonely, no matter what anybody else does.”

He continues: “Each of us has an authentic self – who we truly, uniquely are. If we’re at peace about that, then we’re not vulnerable to what others say. You need to live to your own standards. You need to be true to your own values. People come and go, but you stay in your own life. You need to be your own best friend.”

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How to Negotiate Your Divorce Without Losing Your Shirt

Most lawyers will tell you not to even try to negotiate your own divorce settlement. That’s because most lawyers believe that they can negotiate for you better than you can negotiate for yourself.

For many people, that is probably true. Negotiating, especially with someone you can barely stand to speak to anymore, is tough. Negotiating something as emotional as your own divorce, is even tougher. But, it’s not rocket science either. For many people, it’s also necessary — hiring high-powered attorneys and fighting in court is just too expensive.

What many divorcing couples don’t realize is that, even if they have lawyers, they often end up negotiating at least a part of their case themselves. Either their lawyers are arguing in circles and getting nowhere (while the legal bills mount up), or the couple just gets so sick of fighting that they work out a deal on their own.

While divorce negotiations are definitely not for everyone, negotiating even a part of your own divorce settlement can save you time and money, if you do it right! Here are 10 tips for how to negotiate your divorce directly with your soon-to-be-ex.

1. Understand Your Finances BEFORE You Open Your Mouth. If you don’t know what your financial situation is, or you don’t understand your finances, you MUST get help BEFORE you negotiate anything! You wouldn’t ride in a car being driven by a blind man. Don’t try to negotiate yourself unless you have a firm grasp on your finances and understand what you own and owe.

If you need help, hire a financial advisor to explain your finances to you. If, after doing that, you still don’t feel comfortable talking about finances, or you don’t understand how they work, then don’t negotiate for yourself! The cost of lawyer-led negotiation is nothing compared to what you will lose by negotiating a bad deal.

2. Make Sure You Understand What the Law Requires and Allows, Especially When it Comes to Your Kids. Judges care about children. Unless they are given a really good reason not to do so, they will require you to comply with the child support laws of your state. They will require a parenting schedule that allows both you and your spouse to have a relationship with your children. They will demand that your overall divorce settlement be fair.

You don’t need to have a law degree to understand the basics of what you need to know to negotiate your divorce settlement. Spend an hour or two with your lawyer or a divorce educator learning how the divorce system works and what the law requires. Do your homework before you start negotiating.

3. Know What You Want. This sounds so simple. Yet so many people wander through their divorce wanting “what’s fair” without ever stopping to consider what “fair” really looks like. Be precise. What exactly do you want? Write it down. Write all of your “wants” down. Then rank them in order of importance. You will never get everything you want, but if you know what is most important, you can negotiate for that.

4. Know What You Need. To know what you need you have to have a budget and a balance sheet. You need to know what you and your spouse earn, what you have, and what you owe. Having enough income and support to be able to pay your bills is not just a want, it is a need. That is something you should not bargain away.

5. Know What Your Spouse Wants and Needs. The more insight you have into what your spouse wants and needs, the more you can negotiate in a manner that will satisfy both of you. You may think you don’t care about what your spouse wants or needs, but that kind of attitude is short-sighted. The more you can create a “win-win” situation for both of you, the more likely you are to succeed in settling your case amicably.

6. Know Your Bottom Line. As Kenny Rogers says, “You gotta know when to hold ’em, know when to fold ’em.” If your spouse won’t settle on terms you can live with, then you have to be ready and able to walk away. Sometimes, only a judge can make someone become reasonable. You also need to reality check your settlement proposal and make sure that you are not the one who is being unreasonable. (Hint: If your lawyer tells you your demands are unrealistic, listen!)

7. Check Your Emotions at the Door. Yes, this one is tough. This is why most people would rather let their lawyer negotiate their divorce than try to do it themselves. But nothing will derail your discussion faster than falling back into the same old argument you have had with your spouse for the last few years of your marriage. Also, if things get too heated, take a break. Don’t start talking again until things have cooled down.

8. Be Willing to Brainstorm Alternatives. Your way is not the only way to do things. (Sorry!) Try to keep an open mind. Ask your lawyer and financial advisor to help come up with various settlement scenarios that might meet your needs, your spouse’s needs, and your children’s needs. Listen to your spouse’s ideas. The more options you have to choose from, the more likely it is that you will land on a settlement that works for everyone.

9. Set the Ground Rules Before You Begin. If you want to be able to have your lawyer review your agreement before you make the terms final, make sure you tell your spouse that BEFORE you start negotiating. You don’t want your spouse won’t feel like you are going back on what you agreed if, at the end of your negotiation, you say that you want your lawyer to review your agreement. (PS Having your lawyer review your agreement before it is final is always a good idea!)

10. Always Have a Strategy and a Plan. If you don’t know where you are going, you will end up wherever you end. That is not a plan. A plan is knowing what you want and having some idea about how you can get it. A strategy is the approach you will take in implementing your plan. As a general rule, never lead with your bottom line. Know what you are willing to give up. Then negotiate.

Negotiating with your ex is not for everyone. If you can’t do it yourself, but you still want to hold down your legal costs you might think about hiring a mediator to help you and your ex negotiate more effectively. You can also look into collaborative divorce, which will allow you and your spouse to negotiate with the help of divorce professionals who are in the room with you.

Any way you do it, though, negotiating a settlement will always be way less expensive and time consuming than fighting with your spouse in court.

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How To Detangle Your Hair Without Damaging It

If you’re detangling your hair by pulling a fine-toothed comb or paddle brush from the top of your head to the bottom, please stop now. This mistake can lead to split ends and single strand knots, which are nearly impossible to get rid of without cutting them out. 

According to Scunci celebrity hairstylist Laura Polko, you detangle hair by always starting from the very bottom and working your way up, like this: 

 

Creme of Nature Education Expert Pat Grant Williams says it is best to prep and soften hair for detangling by applying a few spritzes of water, or a cocktail of conditioner and oil. “The cocktail of conditioner and oil as a lubricant makes the hair more pliable and easier to manage,” she says. “Gently work the conditioner and oil from ends to roots, concentrating on tangles and knots. Remove any hair that sheds during the detangling process.”

This method makes it is easier to detangle knots by working up the hair, which causes less stress on strands and helps to avoid additional tangles.

Both experts agree that the best detangling “tool” are your fingers. “Finger-combing really breaks up the major tangles and you can actually feel with your hands where the tangles are,” says Polko. “Again, be super patient to avoid breaking hair.”

Williams also recommends using a medium-toothed comb for fine to medium textured hair and a wide-toothed comb for thick and coarse hair. “Look for a comb made of hard rubber, which is the best type to use, because they do not split and tear the hair,” she says.

While Williams believes finger-detangling on dry hair that is coated with oil will likely give the best results, hair is easier to detangle when wet. She adds, “The hair structure is made up of 97 percent keratin protein. Hair is the linking together of protein groups. The weakest bond in the hair can be temporarily broken with water. This temporary breakdown of the bonds allows for easier altering of the hair.”

Also, there are products designed to help detangle wet hair. Shop our editors’ picks below for products that will make the process as smooth as possible.

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The Early 2000s Would’ve Been Nothing Without Jessica Simpson

Can we even remember a time when Jessica Simpson wasn’t in our celebrity consciousness?

These days, you probably encounter her most in relation to her very cute clothing line and very cute children. But back in the 2000s, Simpson obviously rose to fame as a pop vocalist and celebreality TV show icon. 

In honor of the star’s birthday on July 10, The Huffington Post took a look back at some of the most defining moments of the first era of Simpson’s career. 

Take a walk down memory lane (and get some dope vintage tunes stuck in your head for the next like two weeks!!!).

Simpson breaks into the pop scene with hit single “I Wanna Love You Forever,” 1999.

A classic throwback to Jessica’s early innocent girl vibe. The song debuted in 1999, a wholly more innocent year of history that also included the release of “10 Things I Hate About You” and “Never Been Kissed.” 

Simpson was only 19 at the time, which might make you rethink a lot of things. (Genetics are literally insane.)

Also, keep an eye out at the 0:25 mark for what we’re 99 percent sure is an appearance by a very young Ashlee Simpson. 

The Simpson-Lachey fascination takes off with “Where You Are,” 2000.

On the list of very important turn of millennia goings on, Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey’s romance ranks high.

Their early ’00s chemistry is hard at work in this video, in which Simpson yearns for Lachey and imagines them walking around together near some trees. 

 The pair got together in 1999 and dated (with a brief break) until their marriage in 2002. They divorced in 2006. 

Jessica’s Chicken of the Sea tuna fiasco sets the celebrity news world on fire, 2003.

The Simpson-Lachey marriage, of course, led to a very important TV show of our time: “Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica. The series gave the hungry public a little peek into their young domestic lives. The most famous scene of the show came in its very first episode, when Jessica gets confused about whether Chicken of the Sea tuna is tuna or chicken. The mistake blew up the celebrity news cycle and, we would argue, solidified Jessica’s ditzy blonde public persona of the time. Watching the clip now, it seems so, so artificial. We obviously can’t prove it, but we would guess a producer behind the wings knew viewers at home would be very entertained by a rich famous person getting mixed up about such a simple, everyday thing. (‘Cause that was also, like, the premise of the show. Nick and Jessica are just like us!)

If it wasn’t staged, whatever, who doesn’t say dumb stuff sometimes? And also, why is Nick, who was supposed to be her loving husband at the time, being so rude about it? Those are our thoughts on that whole situation more than a decade after it was culturally relevant. “Can they live?” – sort of Kim Kardashian.

Back then, “SNL” hopped on the making-fun-of-the-mistake chain with a sketch in which Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake play Nick  Lachey and Jessica Simpson. So … just a little reminder that that happened, and that the entertainment landscape looks very different in 2015. 

 

The “With You” music video happens, 2003.

And now, one of the most brilliant music videos we’ve ever seen.

We can’t say we know exactly where we were as a culture when this video came out. But our instinct tells us people were not severely concerned that it features Simpson washing dishes in a sudsy sink, lying on the ground putting lacy underwear on her head, lounging in a jersey ’cause she’s just a sporty kind of gal, eating RIBS very MESSILY and trying to hit golf balls with her boobs literally getting in the way. (For context about Internet discussion of bogus gender stuff, the video came out in 2003. Jezebel didn’t launch until 2007.)

This video demonstrates Simpson’s Marilyn Monroe-level skill of playing into the character her audience so obviously wanted her to be (did you catch her playfully eating the Chicken of the Sea tuna?). If after watching this you really think Simpson wasn’t in control of herself vs. sexy American girl image, I am giving you some side eye.

Jessica cries (wearing goggles after eye surgery) while watching Ashlee Simpson perform “Shadow” on “The Ashlee Simpson Show,” 2004.

According to scientists*, it is impossible to not cry while listening to this song.

Whatever publicist crafted the younger Simpson’s alt image should truly win publicist award of the past two decades.

*jk didn’t ask any scientists.

Jessica stars in “Dukes of Hazzard,” 2005.

The world lost its sh-t about the daisy dukes.

In conclusion, remember when low waist jeans were a thing? 

Happy birthday, Jessica! 

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Ridin’ on the “Threeway” of Love (Without a Pink Cadillac)

It was the first time I’d been invited to join a threeway.

“Hey, handsome,” Sam began in a private Facebook message, “you seem like a lot of fun.”

A certified-platinum approval addict, I bit into the hook like a fish desperate for seven (or eight) inches of worm.

“I like to think so,” I answered, fueling a flirtation that had e-messages flying faster than a boomerang for more than two hours. Upon viewing Sam’s public Facebook profile — which, admittedly, I did after our online romance had taken bloom — I made note of a few interesting points. First, he lived nearby, and I can get behind (as it were) a geographically desirable man. Second, we had a number of friends in common, a cyber “background check” of sorts. And, third, he appeared to have a husband.

“Um, Sam,” I said, “did you forget to mention anything? Like a partner?”

“Oh, that,” he typed, “yes, I’m married to a great guy named Bradley. You can have the two of us. The more the merrier!”

“That’s quite an invitation.” I cut to the chase.

“It definitely is; I’ve shown Bradley your photos, and we would love to hook up with you,” he said, “but we’d like to have a ‘get-to-know-you’ drink first.” It was what I call a “rent-to-own” proposition: see how it feels for a little while before actually taking it in.

Having written a book called Porn Again, I understand that my “brand” begs these sorts of conversations, but I hadn’t, until now, allowed them to live beyond a quick Internet exchange. Sam and Bradley, though, seemed like lovely people who wanted to add a little spice to their 10-year relationship — and the drought in my bedroom was a near-match for California’s frightening water shortage. It could scratch an itch for all of us.

The common ménage-a-trois- fantasy, however, didn’t quite firm up for me in real life. Yes, I had hired porn stars in the past for threesomes with my one and only ex-boyfriend, but those men were, quite literally, paid to love us and leave us. Rentboys didn’t appear to favor Gavin (said ex) or me because their job was to provide satisfaction in equal measure. Plus, when the hookers pulled up their pants and went home, Gavin and I still had each other. Neither of us was the odd man out, the one to leave feeling empty, on his own.

Accustomed to the shame attached to years of schoolyard bullying because of my homosexuality, I moved into adulthood with a near-crippling fear of rejection. Sure, no one likes to be made fun of, told no or to be turned down, but I learned to sabotage potentially fulfilling situations in attempts to avoid the suggestion from anyone — regardless of the degree of importance that he or she held in my life — that I was somehow not wanted. Sam and Bradley were double trouble, two possible rejections for the price of one. (My eyes could envision the sign at Smart & Final, but my penis can’t read.)

Sam and Bradley served a glass of a sweet-tasting wine — the kind that comes in a case for a very reasonable price — and homemade banana pudding, and they sat with me around their kitchen counter. Sam was 38, with a beefy build and an easy, familiar conversational style. Bradley was 31 and had a smooth, boyish face; his tall, slim body was appealing, but his manner seemed cold and indifferent. Sam had done all of the talking online, and, in-person, the dynamic wasn’t dissimilar.

“Am I making you nervous?” I asked Bradley, taking control and directly pointing to the proverbial poop on the living room rug.

“Not at all,” Sam said, jumping in with an answer before his husband could even own up to the cool air he was circulating through the room.

I got the message; Sam was attracted to me; Bradley was not. If any sexual activity was going to occur, it would be Bradley’s “gift” to Sam. It wasn’t going to be because we all had our, um, heads — six of them, to be exact — in the game.

I was turned on by both men, and I considered just letting things unfold on their king-size bed. For a brief moment, I thought I could detach and just enjoy the ride without any damage to my self-esteem. With the last bite of dessert, though, I came to my senses. I realized that I would be the one leaving their apartment at 1:00 AM, heading home alone to see my disheveled outfit and post-coitus hairdo in the lonely pool of my own bathroom mirror. Also in the reflecting glass would be a man who had become a plaything to a guy who didn’t seem to value my feelings enough to fake interest — even for the sake of his husband’s enjoyment. At the end of the day, Bradley did me the favor. I went home with achingly blue balls but a perfectly clear mind. Yes, the sex might have yielded physical pleasure in the moment, but the release would most certainly collect on its loan later — when I’d be home by myself, marinating in the hurt of feeling unwanted by another human being. For once, I didn’t sabotage the fantasy before exploring the idea of a threeway with Sam and Bradley, but I hit the brakes the moment I was made to feel undesirable.

“We loved meeting you,” Sam texted no more than 10 minutes after I left their apartment. “We got past the ‘meeting’ stage and can move things forward when we see you next.”

I smiled to myself, as I drove the short distance back to my house. Not because Sam was horny enough to speak for himself and Bradley yet again but because an “indecent proposal” — one that never even became a reality — wound up strengthening my soul. My stereotypically male desire for sex wasn’t a match for the sense of self that I finally started to develop at 40 years-old. At last, I began to know what made me desirable to myself.

I have pulled off the “threeway” and am traveling on quieter streets at the moment. I don’t get the immediate gratification of arriving places quickly, but I enjoy the scenery a whole lot more.

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How To Splurge Without Derailing Your Weight Loss

Perfectly adhering to any diet 100 percent of the time is a challenge in the real world, and that’s where both you and I live. I don’t want you to experience the guilt commonly associated with “cheating” on a diet. Instead, I want you to get into the mindset of “sensible splurging.” (Note: Dr. Phil’s 20/20 Diet has three phases; this is part of Phase 2.)

Studies show that people who know there is a splurge available to them tend to actually splurge less and be more successful on weight loss programs. Just knowing that you can have a splurge is often enough to satisfy you, and you don’t have to actually follow through with it. Sure, you might be thinking, Oh great, this is some psychobabble that’s just trying to talk me out of my glass of wine. No, it’s really not, because I’m also telling you that you can absolutely have the splurge and it will not totally derail your weight loss, if you follow the rules. That’s a big “if” there, and I want to make sure you caught it. There are rules for this — having a splurge does not mean going rogue.

First, you need to understand what a sensible splurge looks like. Because if you think a bucket of popcorn the size of your head or a king-size candy bar you picked up in the checkout line is “sensible,” you are kidding yourself. A reasonable splurge portion should not exceed approximately 100 calories. Here are some examples:

4-ounce glass of red or white wine
14 potato chips
2 store-bought chocolate chip cookies
1-ounce bar of dark chocolate
4 oz. gummy bears
2 bite-size candy bars
3 vanilla wafer cookies

Before you indulge in a splurge, I want you to complete a 30-second assessment. Here are the questions:

1. Is there an emotional reason why I want this splurge (sadness, stress, or boredom) and if so, is there another way I can address the emotion without turning to food?
2. Is it enough just knowing that a splurge is allowed and available to me, so I can skip it this time?
3. Would a glass of regular or sparkling water or a cup of tea help this desire pass?
4. Can I distract myself from this desire for a splurge by doing another activity (take a bath, go on a short walk, etc.)?

Make an honest effort to bypass the splurge if you can. Even doing so occasionally will demonstrate to you that it’s actually not that bad to go without it. If, however, the answer to all four of the above questions is “no,” then go ahead with the splurge, but ONLY if you have already exercised or will definitely be exercising later that day. That exercise is a key component to making these splurges fit into your overall weight loss plan.

If you’re worried about not being able to stop at a 100-calorie splurge, remember that beyond that amount, it will start to harm your efforts to reach your goals. You have now attached consequences, either positive or negative, to your behavior, so you’ll find that you’re able to control it better than ever.

Modified excerpt from The 20/20 Diet: Turn Your Weight Loss Vision Into Reality by Dr. Phil McGraw.

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What Tabloid Headlines Would Look Like Without The Sexism

Magazine tabloids tend to treat women like zoo animals instead of people.

Created by college students Erin Valentine and Ashley McGetrick, a new project called “Breaking News: Deconstructing Entertainment Journalism” highlights the rampant sexism in entertainment media by revealing what headlines would look like if tabloids treated female celebrities like real people.

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The two seniors at Elon University created the project for their capstone course on women and gender in the media.

“By translating these headlines to be more feminist-friendly, we hoped to call out sexist and unequal cultural influences, especially of celebrities, in the media,” Valentine told The Huffington Post. “Sensationalized tabloid media preys on the female body and an idealized version of ‘womanhood.'”

Headlines involving female celebrities are notorious for objectifying women, Valentine said. From shaming women who go makeup-free to criticizing women for wearing gym clothes, tabloids subject women to a lot of sexism that men rarely experience.

“Whether in line at the grocery store, scrolling through Facebook or flipping through television channels, it is hard to miss headlines worshiping, critiquing or questioning the physiques and lifestyles of female public figures,” Valentine said. “While seemingly harmless, these hyped up headlines attack more than just the people pictured.”

It’s not only the headlines that are implicitly sexist, but the stories written about these female celebrities. Instead of writing about how hard-working Blake Lively is when she attends dozens of events in one day, stories are written about how many outfits she wore.

Valentine noted that consumers do have an impact on these headlines. “They should also acknowledge that they have the power to push back as viewers and as the audience to encourage more feminist-friendly entertainment journalism,” she said.

Check out some of Valentine’s and McGetrick’s feminist-friendly headlines below.

Head over to Valentine’s and McGetrick’s project website to read more.

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Overwhelmed, Time-Strapped Mom Of 3 Says She Goes 4 Days Without Showering

Leah, a married mother of three who helps manage her family’s business, says she is overwhelmed, under-appreciated, and desperate to take better care of herself.

“My dream would be just to sit on the couch for five uninterrupted minutes and read a book,” says the 34-year-old from Long Beach, Calif. “Many days, I feel frazzled and overworked. I have no time to take care of myself.”

A typical day starts at 5:30 a.m. with getting breakfast ready for her husband, getting the kids up, feeding them, getting the older ones out the door for school, cleaning up, and then switching gears to focus on the business. “Maybe around lunchtime I finally get around to drinking my cold coffee,” she says.

Leah says her appearance has taken a backseat, because she’s so strapped for time. “Some weeks, I don’t get a chance to shower for, like, four days. I just re-apply deodorant and more makeup on top of the old makeup,” she admits, turning to Dr. Phil and his wife, Robin, for help juggling it all.

Robin, a mom and grandma, tells Leah that trying to be a supermom is a losing battle. “We all start out wanting to be supermom, but trust me, I learned there really is no such thing as supermom,” says Robin. “We women are busy. We have so much on our plates to do, and it’s truly impossible to do it all. You can cook three meals a day, but they’re just going to wake up hungry!”

She tells Leah, who admits she washes her face with shampoo to save time, “I’m just telling you: Take note, you have to take some time for yourself. Make a choice to put yourself first and give yourself some time.”

Leah has not had a vacation away from her children, even for one night, since the kids — ages 8, 4, and 1 — were born. So Dr. Phil and Robin have a big surprise for her on Friday’s episode of Dr. Philcheck local listings here.

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Success Without Testosterone

Confession: I am a serial interrupter.

If I don’t like what you are saying, I might start start talking over you while hoping my rudeness makes you stop. If I am in a hurry, and you are taking too long to form a thought, I will cut you off just to get on with my life. If you are saying something vague to a third-party, I might cut you off to add my clarification. And if you are saying something illogical, off topic, or in any way unpleasant, I might start talking over you just because I prefer the sound of my own voice.

If you call me on my cell phone, I might let it roll over to voice mail because cell phone delays don’t let me interrupt as much as I’d like. No way I am going to listen to complete sentences just because I have a phone in my hand. I will look for your text later. (True story. I avoid the phone largely because it has no interrupt feature.)

Now add my rude interruptions to my firm belief that whatever I say is more useful than whatever other people are saying and you can see why people might not want to attend a meeting with me. I’m that guy.

But here is the interesting part: I am not always that guy. A lot has to do with my testosterone levels at the moment. If I’m jacked up on testosterone, don’t expect me to even hear what other people say. It is all about me at that moment. But if my testosterone is low, feel free to kick me. I will just run away and feel bad. 

Can a man actually tell when his testosterone is high? I think so, but perhaps one of you can add some clarity in the comments.

About a decade ago I went to my doctor to ask about testosterone supplements. I was over forty and I was showing all the signs of decreased testosterone. I no longer had the vigor, the confidence, or the muscle-building capabilities of youth and I wanted it back. My doctor talked me out of getting testosterone supplements because my condition was not unhealthy and the shots could have some nasty side-effects.

So instead I embarked on a more natural path to regain my testosterone levels, or at least keep them as high as my age allows. I fixed my diet and my exercise systems and dropped more than twenty pounds over a decade, slowly, and without any real effort. As I accumulated knowledge about fitness and diet, I no longer needed much willpower. I just made smarter choices.

As my fitness continued to improve, I could feel my sense of well-being, confidence, and personal power increasing to levels I had not seen since my youth. Eventually I started adding muscle like a twenty-something. (I don’t take any illegal meds or sports supplements beyond protein powder for my shakes.)

The end result is that at age 58 (almost) I have the body of a young man with raging testosterone. And as science would predict, my life has evolved to match that testosterone level. I take on more projects than I should because my ambition is sky-high and my confidence is at a peak. And when I fail, as I often do, I shrug it off and skip-off to my next challenge. Testosterone is an awesome drug.

[Here I invite you to doubt whether a man can “feel” his testosterone levels. My experience is that my testosterone levels are as obvious to me during the day as my hunger or my tiredness. Is it imagined?]

At this point in my story you might be wondering why I would intentionally jack up my testosterone levels when I know it makes me even more of an aggressive, egotistical monster than normal. The answer is that I do it strategically. All indications from studies are that over-confidence is correlated with success. So my target range for my body’s chemical composition is whatever creates that feeling of overconfidence. Most of you have never experienced the feeling of overconfidence. I have to tell you it feels great. But it only takes one day of bad lifestyle choices to pound down your testosterone levels and turn you into the mouse in the room. 

Back to my main point: In my testosterone-soaked condition, I will interrupt you before you even open your mouth. And I will not feel bad about it. So my question is this: How do women succeed in a business setting surrounded by testosterone-beasts who are interrupters?

In the interest of full-disclosure, I did not believe the “men interrupt women in meetings” claim until recently. I had never noticed the phenomenon, but the science suggests I would be blind to it even if I were the perpetrator. (And I am.) Recently I have had several conversations with executive-level women on this topic and I let them finish enough of their sentences to convince me that this is real. And I think it is a bigger deal than men realize. As I say, we are usually blind to it even while doing it.

Personally, I interrupt anyone who lets me. I have never been aware of interrupting women more often than men. But my hypothesis is that I interrupt people based on my perceived risk. And I would see my risk of interrupting someone with high testosterone, such as a puffed-up male CEO, as high. I would see my risk of interrupting a female CEO as low. None of this is based on reason. It is based on instinct, bias, evolution, and whatnot.

And this ties into another interesting concept I heard the other day from a highly-successful businesswoman: The importance of physical size. The notion here is that evolution makes us fear large people even when we are in a safe environment such as a business context. And men are usually larger. It is easy to imagine (without the benefit of data) that interrupters go easier on large people just because they are intimidating. 

The social rules of business evolved around male patterns and preferences. In the short run, we are stuck with that.  If you put a smallish creature with low testosterone in a room with a huge creature with high testosterone, you don’t have a setting that is likely to produce the best ideas. You have a situation in which only one opinion is likely to be heard. That can’t be a good thing.

This is a thorny problem because men are not likely to lower their testosterone, women are unlikely to take testosterone supplements for obvious reasons, and men are generally physically larger than women. It seems impossible to fix the interrupting problem, right?

Maybe not.

An article in TIME has some suggestions for both men and women on how to handle the women-get-interrupted-more issue. I was surprised to see how practical those ideas are. And I started using the trick of cutting off a man when he cuts off a woman, and directing the conversation back. That one plays to my strength because I get to cut people off.

Questions to ponder:

1. Can a man feel his testosterone level?

2. Have you noticed smaller people getting interrupted more?

3. Do you think testosterone levels influence interruptions?

Scott

Twitter: @scottadamssays

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My Life Would Not Be Possible Without Feminism

I recently got married. I have two children. I own a house, and I have a full-time job. At first glance, none of these circumstances may strike you as remarkable. In fact, maybe you share in many of them. But if I had been born even 50 years earlier, I wouldn’t have many of the rights that I have now to love who I love, make choices about my body and own property.

I don’t want to bore you with a long history of feminism, first and foremost, because I don’t know the long history of feminism, but I do know this: Without it, my life would not be possible. In the mid-1800s, women in the U.S. earned the right to own property. This might not seem like a big deal, but at the time women were property.

That’s right. The husband owned the wife, the land and the money. If the husband died, sometimes the wife was allowed to own his property, but she wasn’t allowed to do anything with it. It just had her name on it, which was actually his name. The whole point was to keep the property — the woman and the land and the money — in the family or owned by the brothers, the sons and the fathers. This had far-ranging implications.

It still forms the foundation of many of our current arguments about pro-choice and abortions. It still impacts the laws that we have about who can marry and why. It’s the reason that we objectify women’s bodies and try to outlaw yoga pants. But here is how it affects me.

After I graduated from college, an idea that only made sense if I was going to contribute something to society besides children and clean laundry, I got a job. My job paid me money. I used that money to pay my rent and go out to eat a lot. This is the first way that I enjoyed feminism.

While eating more than my fair share of blue cheese and paying my fair share of rent using money from my new job, I met someone and fell in love. This person also happened to be a woman with her own paycheck, her own cheese and a house that she had purchased by qualifying for a loan at a bank.

After a little more than a year of dating, we decided that we wanted to be together forever, but we couldn’t get married because there were no laws indicating that a woman could own another woman. In fact, the idea that two women would want to merge households was a concept that had been overlooked entirely. There was no law for it. And no law against it. Just blank space.

So, we did the next best thing, we bought property together. We also got a joint checking account. And for many people, including our employers but excluding our government, this demonstrated enough commitment to each other that we could get other benefits, like paying for each other’s health insurance and getting a couples discount at the gym.

We still got asked if we wanted separate checks at restaurants and when I bought a car, the dealer suggested that I talk to my husband before I made a final decision, so I went shopping elsewhere. We suffered these indignities with stoicism and sarcasm, and then 10 years and four dogs later, we decided that we wanted to have children.

This, again, is where property, in the form of cold, hard cash, came to bear. I bought blood tests and lab results, medical procedures and tissue donations in the form of human sperm. Most of this was not covered by our medical insurance, in spite of the fact that I had a very generous plan and a supportive employer. After three years of credit card loans and psychological torture, I gave birth to a baby girl. And almost two years after that, I had another one.

In the eyes of the law, I was the parent and my spouse was not, so she adopted our children. What does this mean? It means that we paid someone, social services, to evaluate our house, our relationship and our circumstances to determine if she was worthy to be a parent. It means that I went to court and testified that, yes, in fact, the woman I would marry if the law would allow such a thing, was the other parent to my children and she was not coercing me for the opportunity to live with them, wipe their noses and badger them about picking up the pieces of their Barbie playhouse.

She was, in fact, in love with them. She was there when they were born. She got up in the middle of the night to comfort them when they are sick and defend them with the ferocity of a wild animal when a mean gesture was made in their direction. And then, one day, months after my oldest daughter had started kindergarten, and I was taking the youngest back to daycare after a visit to the dentist, I got a call.

“The Attorney General is issuing marriage licenses,” my spouse said.

“He is? How ironic!” I said. “Do you want to get married again?”

“No, do you?”

“Not really. But if it’s important to you, I will.”

The week before, we had just returned from a trip to Chicago where we had flown together without friends or family and without much warning to tie the knot. We were waiting to see if a “gay marriage” law would pass in Colorado, but it was the end of September and we were running out of time that year. So we bought plane tickets, made a beeline for the marriage license office, enjoyed a day in the city, said “I do” and came home.

It’s been a tremendous amount of work exercising the rights I’ve been granted and being responsible for the property I own. We have bankrolled the entire thing with 78 cents on every dollar that a man would have had for the same job done. We have filled out forms and jumped through hoops to take what might have been granted easily or celebrated more if we were a man and a woman with jobs, a house and children. But I’m still tremendously grateful for what I have. Many people have much, much less.

So when Nicki Minaj, Shailene Woodley and Carrie Underwood are not sure if they are so “extreme” as to be feminists, I would suggest that they have another look at the string of diamonds, the mansion or the record contract that drives their privileged lifestyle and ask themselves if they would like to have all that freedom and independence transferred to their father or their brother, because women shouldn’t own property, they should be property. Your choice. And that alone, having the choice, is feminism.

This post originally appeared on Bluntmom.com.
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Your Relationship Doesn’t Stand a Chance Without This

He may be smart and handsome and successful. She may be the best lover you’ve ever had. Maybe he’s your best friend. He cares about your career and goals. She doesn’t roll her eyes when you tell that same joke yet again. He understands why an extra five pounds slays your self-confidence. She just gets you.

There’s so much right about your relationship. But despite all (or some) of his wonderful qualities, why, oh why, isn’t the relationship everything you want? Why are you fundamentally unhappy with her despite moments of bliss? (And, no, you’re not crazy.)

That brings us to the notion of availability. Or lack of, for that matter. Availability in a relationship can take many forms. When you think about having a partner who’s available, you think of someone who’s there for you. When push comes to shove, you’re this person’s priority. So no matter how great this person might be in some regards, it’s often the quality of availability that makes or breaks a meaningful and fulfilling union.

Here are the ways availability is a part of every healthy relationship:

1. Relationally

First and foremost, she/he needs to be free to be in a relationship. Someone who belongs to someone else romantically is not available to you. If you’ve partnered with someone whose true priorities are elsewhere, that’s a problem. For you. Because this amazing, one-in-a-million lover will be MIA when the going gets tough. A relationship based on secrecy and stolen moments is not sustainable. Exciting in the moment? Perhaps. But if you’re looking for a stable partnership — and one you can be proud of — move on to someone who’s relationally available.

2. Emotionally

If your partner can’t access his feelings — or seems indifferent to yours — you’re signing up for relational disaster. You need to talk about your feelings. And you’re also pretty interested in hearing about his. Being partnered with a man of mystery isn’t sexy or exciting, it’s crazy-making. Don’t delude yourself that eventually he’ll open up and you’ll have front row seats to his emotional life. If he’s been conditioned to hold it all in, he’ll continue to do so, making you the sole player in an endless guessing game.

3. Geographically

Your partner also needs to be geographically available or otherwise able to commit to regular face-to-face time. Texting doesn’t count. Do some long-distance relationships work? Yes, of course. But they can take an enormous toll on the folks in them. If she lives far enough away or has a daunting travel schedule that’s an ongoing issue, you need to determine if a part-time relationship is what you want. Are you feeling you don’t deserve more from her? It may be time to figure out why you’re willing to take yourself off the market for someone who isn’t around.

4. Sexually

If this one’s a keeper, he or she is sexually available to you in any number of ways. If
sexual incompatibility is something you’re willing to overlook, you may be ignoring a wildly waving red flag. Does signing up for a lifetime of faking orgasms sound like a good idea to you? Or pledging yourself to a partner who is grossed out by giving you oral sex? Your desire for a satisfying, intimate sex life with your partner doesn’t diminish over time. I’m paraphrasing here, but when sex is good it’s 10 percent of a relationship, but when it’s bad it’s 90 percent. Think about it.

True, no partner is going to get it right every time. But if your mate is systematically unavailable, you’re doing yourself (and your future) a frightening disservice. Ostensibly, you want to be partnered so you can have a partner. And unavailable folks do not good partners make.

If it seems you’re only attracting unavailable partners, do some soul-searching. Are you also unavailable and migrating toward those who share that same quality? If attracting these types seems to be a pattern for you, perhaps it’s time to do some work on yourself with the help of a good therapist.

Remember: You can’t make room for a wonderfully available someone if the seat next to you is taken by an unavailable partner who’s wasting your precious time.
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Robots Read News  (Without Vulgarity!)

One of the most useful discoveries about my experimental comic Robots Read News was that my vulgar humor was not as popular as I had predicted and hoped. That makes sense, now that I think about it.  Most adults would not share or re-tweet vulgarity even if they enjoyed consuming it. And in 2015, social media is the game. Any content that your core readers will not share might as well not exist. Oh, and the fact that it isn’t funny. That probably matters too.

But who cares about the fickle whims of the audience? Any self-respecting artist would defend his vision, vulgarity and all, because art is more important than commerce. Or so say all the people I totally don’t understand. So I decided to go a different direction. My plan is to give people what they want, if I can. I hope no one has a problem with that.

So here are two new RRN comics without vulgarity. Do they work?

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How amazing is it that I will probably have a persuasive result from this experiment in non-vulgarity in a few hours? All I have to do is watch the social metrics and my site traffic in real time. Are these tools, along with continuous testing and improvement, enough to develop a comic into something that people care about?

Beats me. You’ll find out when I do. I hope you enjoy watching a “system” operate as opposed to a goal. The test of the system is that I come out ahead even if the new comic fails. I hope I learn something.

[Quick unscientific update: The non-vulgar comics are a big hit on my Dilbert Facebook page today, and preferred to the vulgar ones, but things seem more split on Twitter and  this blog. But Facebook is by far the biggest traffic driver this site… so…?

The other emerging pattern is that people like fewer words even if it means one joke instead of two.]

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Robots Read News  (Without Vulgarity!)

One of the most useful discoveries about my experimental comic Robots Read News was that my vulgar humor was not as popular as I had predicted and hoped. That makes sense, now that I think about it.  Most adults would not share or re-tweet vulgarity even if they enjoyed consuming it. And in 2015, social media is the game. Any content that your core readers will not share might as well not exist. Oh, and the fact that it isn’t funny. That probably matters too.

But who cares about the fickle whims of the audience? Any self-respecting artist would defend his vision, vulgarity and all, because art is more important than commerce. Or so say all the people I totally don’t understand. So I decided to go a different direction. My plan is to give people what they want, if I can. I hope no one has a problem with that.

So here are two new RRN comics without vulgarity. Do they work?

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How amazing is it that I will probably have a persuasive result from this experiment in non-vulgarity in a few hours? All I have to do is watch the social metrics and my site traffic in real time. Are these tools, along with continuous testing and improvement, enough to develop a comic into something that people care about?

Beats me. You’ll find out when I do. I hope you enjoy watching a “system” operate as opposed to a goal. The test of the system is that I come out ahead even if the new comic fails. I hope I learn something.

[Quick unscientific update: The non-vulgar comics are a big hit on my Dilbert Facebook page today, and preferred to the vulgar ones, but things seem more split on Twitter and  this blog. But Facebook is by far the biggest traffic driver this site… so…?

The other emerging pattern is that people like fewer words even if it means one joke instead of two.]

Scott Adams

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Who Needs Words? This Dad And Baby Had A Perfectly Good Chat Without Them

Why wait until your baby can talk to have a full-blown conversation?

This dad certainly doesn’t have a problem communicating with his 8-month-old baby girl, Violet. The two just lock eyes, babble, and appear to have a blast.

“It’s been a slow news week over here — Paul has been sick, Violet has been sick, and I’ve been doing the glamorous job of taking care of everyone,” Violet’s mom Leesha, who vlogs quite a bit, wrote in the YouTube description. “Violet finally is starting to feel better, so here’s a quick clip of her and Paul having a … conversation?”

Yep, that’s definitely a conversation.

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Date Night: Without Further Ado, Your New Year’s Eve Party Look

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The thing about New Year’s Eve is that it’s actually over quite quickly—despite how long you may have waited for your Uber/taxi/traffic jam. Pro tip? Don’t try to condense your entire year—or a year’s worth of sparkle—into one ensemble. “Of course, it is a fun night, but in reality it is one fun night out of the year. People often go the full mile in terms of buying a whole outfit for it,” says Vogue.com Market Editor Chelsea Zalopany. “Really, a New Year’s ensemble is about being comfortable. You can’t have fun without feeling good.”

And when it comes to comfort, a little coverage is key. While the end of the year may feel like the opportune time to show some skin, in most parts of the world, that’s not the best idea. “There’s nothing worse than being on the brink of frostbite while trying to catch a cab,” says Zalopany. (Also worth noting, blue, veiny, or otherwise frozen-looking skin is not terribly appealing either.) “You can try textured tights, or even embellished nylons,” Zalopany adds. “Your legs will thank you later.” And speaking of thanks: Your shoes can make or break the overall mood of the night. (Or, you know, your ankle.) “The nightmare of New Year’s Eve is the image of someone hobbling down the sidewalk because their shoes are too high,” says Zalopany. “If you go with high heels, make sure you have a solid stride because you’re going to be out for quite a while. A platform also works because it has that Studio 54 vibe of bedazzled disco from the seventies—go for a classic that is over-the-top but not too difficult to walk in.”

A slinky yet classic dress brings the disco-decadent feel home. Opt for something eye-catching, like a red slip dress, and pair it with a geometric clutch with a hint of flash and room for all of your night-on-the-town necessities. And for the finishing (aka layering) touch? “Take a warm statement coat with you,” says Zalopany. “Hypothermia isn’t a good look on anyone—especially for the New Year.”



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Melo: Team would ‘crumble’ without Fisher

Star forward Carmelo Anthony says it could be far, far worse for the Knicks with anyone but Derek Fisher at the helm during this star-crossed season.
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16 Beautiful Stars Without Makeup

In 2014, there may have better advocate for women flaunting natural beauty than Beyonce courtesy of her single, “Flawless***.” If you’re a dude who had to unfortunately wake up to what looked like a complete stranger with a rainbow palette of makeup smudged on the pillow, #NoMakeUp was a blessing in digital disguise.

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There was no need for an Allure magazine shoot thanks to these 16 beautiful stars without makeup women who flaunted #NoMakeUp selfies on their Instagram accounts. They woke up like this.


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Luke Bryan Says Christmas Isn’t Anything Without Kids’

Luke Bryan says that his two sons, Bo and Tate, are the best part of the holiday season. Speaking with Great American Country, the star said they’ve given him a new perspective on family. “[I enjoy] watching them grow older and starting to understand Christmas and understand the excitement of Christmas,” he tells GAC. “It’s just fun watching them tear into toys and sitting on Santa.”
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First Holiday Season Without Grandma Incredible

MARBLEHEAD, MA—Expressing appreciation for the more relaxed and cheerful atmosphere, members of the Shaw family confirmed Thursday that the first holiday season without grandmother Ethel Shaw had been absolutely incredible.




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Robin Thicke is clearly done trying to win his ex Paula Patton back … because the dude rolled into a costume shop with 4 chicks and bought them all sexy outfits.Thicke hit up Trashy Lingerie — a supplier of celebrity undies — and we’re told he…

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Without a Trace – Colleen Coble

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Without a Trace

The Rock Harbor Series

Colleen Coble

Genre: Suspense

Publish Date: October 2, 2003

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

Seller: HarperCollins


When a plane carrying Bree Nicholls' husband and son disappears, her life changes forever. Her relentless determination to find them starts an investigation that links their disappearance to a violent crime threatening to tear the peaceful town of Rock Harbor apart. Mystery fans will love this exciting new series from best-selling author Colleen Coble. Set in the untamed beauty of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, the Rock Harbor Series is full of suspense and romance, drawing you into the life and operation of a canine search-and-rescue team as it unravels the secrets of an enchanting wilderness.

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Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) (Unabridged) – Mindy Kaling

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Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) (Unabridged)

Mindy Kaling

Genre: Arts & Entertainment

Price: $ 17.95

Publish Date: November 1, 2011

© ℗ © 2011 Random House Audio

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Growing Up Without Parents – The Oprah Winfrey Show – OWN

Original airdate: November 10, 2009
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Kim and Matt were home the night their uncle Eric Wrinkles broke into their house and shot their parents to death. Watch as they share what life has been like without a mom and dad.

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Dear Emily, I got out of a long-term relationship 6 months ago. The breakup was pretty painful and draining and I’m not emotionally ready to get into another serious relationship. I’m casually dating a guy…




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