forgive14 April 24

Let It Go

Contributed by Omaira Gonzalez Have you heard this before, “Forgiveness is for you, not for the other person”? Yeah, so have I. Many times. I get it now, but many years ago that statement annoyed me as much as the people who would tell me that. And my response to them was always the same,  […]

GratitudeForgiveness April 23

GRATITUDE: Key to Forgiveness

Contributed by Alvaro Alejandro Quezada Hernandez “If you are depressed, you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are living in the future. If you are at peace, you are living in the present.” Lao Tzu During 2009 to 2014, the universe gave me the opportunity to face myself and my behavior, experiencing […]

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RESPECT: The new dating rule

Contributed by Sarah Pichardo I was listening to a very popular morning radio show here in Chicago and during the few minutes I was tuned in, my blood pressure went through the roof. A listener had called in about something or other and the DJs asked her about her sex life. Apparently, at the time, […]

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Engagement Ring vs. Key Ring

Contributed by Sarah Pichardo I was watching an episode from one of my favorite TV shows when something happened that befuddled me. In the very short scene, one character is confiding in another about his decision to ask his girlfriend to move in with him. The response from the other character is “I guess moving […]

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My Pre-Teen Daughter wants to have a Boyfriend!

Contributed by Eva Fleming In a televised interview in the OWN Network, Kim Kardashian confessed to Oprah Winfrey that she lost her virginity when she was 14 and her mother facilitated the contraceptives before her first sexual encounter. I am sure her confession caused a reaction in all the points of the spectrum. Some, like […]

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Talk to your teens about sex

Contributed by Sarah Pichardo Ok. I already know you’re asking yourselves, why is a single, childless person writing about this? The answer is simple. I just had to. No, seriously. I was at Target last night buying a pair of $150 socks (for those of you that shop at Target, you know very well how […]

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Blank Space

Contributed by Sarah Pichardo I’m sure that by now, you’ve heard Taylor Swift’s new single, “Blank Space”. In the lyrics, she sings, “I got a long list of ex-lovers…But I got a blank space baby, And I’ll write your name.” We all know Taylor Swift is a serial dater and that’s on her, but my […]

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Single and Happy

Contributed by Isaías Perez There are times in life when we feel lonely just because were single. Not only that, we may also feel rejected, not attractive enough or valuable to have someone by our side. But the truth is, we, as single people have been blessed with singlehood. If we decide to live it […]

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It May Seem a Dream

Contributed by Josie Cardona As with other couples, a dream that my husband and I always had was to purchase a house. But, it seemed that it was always going to be that – a dream. We were struggling to make ends meet even with 2 incomes. We were living in a neighborhood infested with […]

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