Posts Tagged: family life

Short Stories
Pea in the Pod
August 9, 2018
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Previously in Taste of Mel… As told by Mel * Time dilates when you’re sitting on a toilet seat waiting for a blade of paper to tell you whether your life has changed irreversibly. Three blades of paper to be accurate. One line says, “Huh. His pullout game is as strong as he said.” Two […]
4 Lies you’re telling yourself that are keeping you from success
January 20, 2017
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I just don’t have the time When it comes to self-growth this is probably the biggest lie you have been telling yourself. You enumerate all your responsibilities and conclude that self-growth belongs in the bottom pile. The irony is that self-growth is pivotal to the improvement of your life and the more effort you put […]
Fathers & Daughters: Building a Meaningful Relationship
April 22, 2016
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If you’re like most girls, you probably have a more open and personal relationship with your mother than your father. Even if your relationship with your father isn’t strained, it is probably more cordial than personal. You may crave a more open relationship with your father on occasion, or perhaps have resigned yourself to this […]
Sins of our fathers
February 26, 2016
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Father-daughter relationships are like walking a tightrope. Achieving the right balance of attachment and detachment has proven elusive for most fathers. A father’s influence on his daughter, or the lack of it thereof, is a great determinant of what her relationships, social life and career will look like. Just where do they go wrong? 1. […]