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There are many kinds of mothers. Here’s to the ones who smilingly dandle nieces and nephews while their trash cans hide the heartbreak of yet another negative pregnancy test. Heres’s to the ones who carried and released a child they … Continue reading

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love is a […] thing

“God, I’m so tired of hurting.  Love isn’t supposed to be this difficult.  I can’t do this anymore.” The prayer had become second-nature.  The teenage broken heart has no comfortable middle-ground between extremes.  Almost ten years later, and after having … Continue reading

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