Monthly Archives: May 2011

Double Married, or Not Married at All?

The night Barack Obama won the presidency, my heart broke open. People, I thought, are essentially open-minded. Given the right opportunity, they will naturally move in the direction of positive change and human connection. However, as my friends and I … Continue reading

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Code Names and Living a Double Life

I once worked with a woman who had two names. One was for work and one was for home. While her given name was very floral and feminine, her chosen professional name was positively‚Ķferal. I completely understood this compartmentalization, and … Continue reading

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