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The Sex Talk, Part 4: Getting very, very, very personal

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This is part of an ongoing series written by Steven Ing, MA, MFT, addressing how parents can engage in a healthy conversation with their children about intelligent human sexuality. Sexuality is not like geometry or chemistry or any other scientific topic because, although one may study geometry, one’s personal geometry never …

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One Reason To Wear Pants

Anna and her dogs

At 2:30 this morning Spider, our liver and white Springer Spaniel, woke me up to say that he needed to go out. I attempted to ignore him and hoped that my husband would wake up and take care of it. I knew quite well that my husband was not going to wake up and it was clear that Spider …

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Mom Confession: It’s time to Refocus

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The phone call came at 12:15 p.m., probably because she knew I’d be at lunch and able to have a somewhat focused conversation. “She” being the director at my daughter’s school. Nothing was wrong, she said, but if I had some time to chat, she’d appreciate it. Of course, I …

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