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Keep It Real, Men!

By Marc Peters Growing up, I always felt like I was on the outside looking in when it came to other young men. I just didn’t fit the mold of what I was supposed to be. All I ever heard …
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A Childhood Among Guns

A Childhood Among Guns By Jervey Tervalon I came up in Los Angeles at a time and in a neighborhood where, even for a child, having a gun pointed at you happened. For me the first time was when I …
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Do Religion and Therapy Go Hand in Hand?

By Alanna Gardner, MFT For most of psychotherapy’s existence, spirituality and therapy have been separate entities. Some who sought therapy wouldn’t share with their congregation or spiritual teachers that they were rece...
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The Swingin’ Sixties

By Jacob Bloomfield When Michael Douglas told The Guardian newspaper that oral sex had caused his throat cancer, it seemed to raise a few eyebrows. Not only did people question the medical accuracy of his claim, but it a...
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Love Gone Right

  By Marcia McGee The other day I was driving in my car and heard this lyric on the radio, “You broke my heart, so I broke your car.” Okay, I won’t lie, that made me laugh.  I’m not big on violence but &hellip...
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National HIV Testing Day: Six Reasons to Get Tested

Today is National HIV Testing Day. It is estimated that one in five people with HIV don’t know they have the disease. In a time in which effective HIV treatments are widely available, the imperative for HIV testing has n...