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Deep Wednesday: Choosing your battles

I feel like everyone's parents advise them to "choose their battles" in relationships as they grow up.  And it is something I have always struggled with.  First, I hate the idea of anything in a relationship being a "battle."  I think I would like it better if it was "choose which bothersome occurrences you decide… Continue reading Deep Wednesday: Choosing your battles

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Love and hate: how thin a line?

I've been reading about an interesting study presented by scientists at UCL (University College London). In their recent research, they have identified the "hate-circuit" in the brain. Now, identifying any emotional circuit is always fascinating, simply because emotions are so difficult to put into scientific terms. But something about this particular circuit makes it even… Continue reading Love and hate: how thin a line?

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You know you’re having an emotional day when…

You sob at the finale of "So You Think You Can Dance." Seriously. I mean, I cry at all the normal stuff--sad movies, Grey's Anatomy, bad news--but every once in a while I cry over something ridiculous. This time, it was the finale of SYTYCD. In my defense, the winner cried too. Joshua had come… Continue reading You know you’re having an emotional day when…