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15 REAL Marriage Vows I Should've Made On My Wedding Day

Our holy matrimony was challenged with worse times, poorer times, and serious sickness. Through it all, we saw the gritty inner workings of not only marriage but of love. We learned more about ourselves and our partnership than we ever expected. I guess that makes sense, right? Maybe the only way to really understand marriage is to go through one. But then how can we make promises about something we haven't experienced?

My Son Died, But I Have No Regrets About His Free-Range Childhood

My Son Died, But I Have No Regrets About His Free-Range Childhood

In 2008, NYC parent Lenore Skenazy wrote a column for the New York Sun in which she provocatively revealed that she'd allowed her nine-year-old son Izzy to make his way home from Bloomingdale's in Manhattan to the family's home, an hour away by subway and bus. She knew that her admission would create controversy but likely didn't know just how much. Within the week she'd been dubbed "America's Worst Mom" by the media, and she had appeared on the Today Show and Fox News. Her parenting story was hotly debated everywhere from China to Great Britain. It was the perfect media storm.

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The Surprising Benefit Of Dating Someone Who Isn't Your Type

For those of us who have been in the dating game for awhile, we know that it can be really hard to go out of our comfort zone. Even though we go on dates with the thought of being openminded to finding love or even friendship, being able to actually put that into practice can seem next to impossible. It's not that we're intentionally being picky; it just isn't that easy to break out of our habit when we have a certain "type" that we're going far.

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Soon, there may not be much of this left.

10 Foods That Should Go Extinct Instead Of Chocolate

I don't know if you've heard yet, but the world is running out of everyone's first love: chocolate. Ok, I'm assuming that after you read that, you freaked out and ran around acting crazy for a few days. Now that you're back, let's talk about it. Chocolate running out is the worst. Seriously, thanks a lot REPUBLICANS. (I don't know if it's actually Republicans' fault, but I need someone to blame and they're an easy target.) Chocolate is the best. There are multiple holidays built around it.

What It's Really Like To Be Married To A Drug Addict

What It's Really Like To Be Married To A Drug Addict

I could hear my husband open our front door as I prepped dinner in the kitchen. Except I knew it wasn't really my husband, not the same guy I married 68 months ago. Not the same man who held my sobbing body as a positive pregnancy test sat on our bathroom sink, 74 months ago. Not the man who promised we'd be okay, that we could do this, that he would always stay by my side.

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7 Ways To Rock A Black Blazer Based On Your Celeb Style Icon

Like the iconic white dress shirt or classic trench coat, the black blazer is a must-have style staple for any woman. Why? It's timeless. With countless ways to wear a blazer, it's impossible for the piece to ever go out of fashion. It could just be the most versatile article of clothing in your entire wardrobe. Here are 7 ways to wear that black blazer you love!

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Man Bling And 10 Other Most Unattractive Looks EVER

Looks aren't everything, but we'd be lying if we said they weren't important—and these 11 ladies couldn't agree more. Read on for what they had to say about their dealbreakers when it comes to the looks that they want their men to steer clear of—from man-bling to tattoos, and everything in between.