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10 Reasons To Love Your Parent-In-Law
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In-laws are the source of many jokes and can be the cause of great stress in a marriage. What if we thought about it differently and found reasons to love our parent-in-law as much as we love our own parents?

My Three Dads
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By all accounts, legal and biological, I have had three fathers, a bounty that has left me reflecting on what it means to be a father, and maybe more so, what it means to be someone’s daughter.

And Then She Got A Tattoo
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She came to me again at some point and pleaded her case further, believing that the tattoo she wanted and the reasoning behind it would soften me. Her dad died when she was 12. What she was proposing was a small tattoo, on the inside of her arm, of his very recognizable signature.

abject poverty
The Struggle Coming From Abject Poverty
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I was a wounded and frightened child trying to live an adult life. After a year I wanted to have a baby, after all when you are finishing up your last year in high school, and a successful year at that, and you have outgrown the party scene, the next logical step would be to start a family.

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