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Every Day I Write the Book

So, the long-distance relationship, or LDR for short. According to a recent statistical report (http://infographicjournal.com/long-distance-relationship-statistics-in-the-us/), 10% of US marriages now begin as LDRs, and 2.9% of marriages operate on a long-distance basis. The report estimates that 14 million couples are engaged in LDRs, that the average length of time couples live apart is 14 months,… Continue reading Every Day I Write the Book

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I’m O.K., You’re O.K. Or Not.

Congratulating myself on my progressive attitude, I recently suggested to my 12-year-old that we watch Netflix’ Thirteen Reasons Why together. I was surprised when she answered, “I’ve already watched it, Mom—everybody has.” After furiously binge-watching it myself (I admit I'd only read a chapter of the Jay Asher novel on which it was based), I… Continue reading I’m O.K., You’re O.K. Or Not.