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A Bully is Really Just a Little Pecker

It takes a special kind of perversity to use a handshake, the symbol of connection and cooperation, as a tool in establishing control. Pecking orders are about establishing dominance and social hierarchy.  Chickens do it by pecking, and Donald Trump does it with bone-crushing over-long handshakes. There have been a few instances where world leaders […]

Real Stories, Real People: When Your Child’s Gender Changes, So Do You

There was a deep-seated resistance tied to some happy moments in the past that I didn’t want to let go of. My therapist said something then that has stayed with me ever since. He said “You are one … Source: Real Stories, Real People: When Your Child’s Gender Changes, So Do You