Disappointed but not brokenhearted.

When I was a teen, a terrible one, my father always told me, “lovers come and go, but I will always be there for you through thick or thin because you are my daughter, and I love you unconditionally. Don’t ever forget that.” Now, more than ever, I know this to be true.

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You Are Not Alone: Hope and Help for Caregivers.

If you belong to one of the many Latino families who are facing the prospect of a difficult Christmas because you are caring for your elders and maybe your children, too, this post is for you. Juggling your job, your kids, and older adults, most likely won’t give you time to take for yourself. In […]

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Love lessons from my friends.

I dislike labeling people, especially regarding their sexual orientation. I don’t introduce people by saying: “This is my gay friend, Jay,” the same way I don’t say: “This is my straight friend Mary,” or “This is my sex-toy-loving, single friend Anne.” I allow people to come to their own conclusions, unless someone expresses a romantic […]

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Strength in the numbers.

Three years ago I was a loner, a fearful woman who wouldn’t dare expose herself to any public event without getting a migraine that the tension of meeting people provoked. Now, three years later, life has taken an amazing turn, at long last, for the better.

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