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Unhappy Girl

The hot, humid morning of July woke her up. The cool sheets couldn’t contain the fire inside her body A familiar sensation she’d...

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11 Things You Should Never Say to a Latina

Cultural diversity broadens the mind and fuels our spirit of adventure. It’s enlightening to explore the rituals, traditions, and...

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Becoming an American Citizen: A Latina’s Story

To begin a new life in a new country involves compromise and can be both a blessing and a burden. I’ve experienced both in the same day....

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Managing Adult ADHD

Patience is a conquering virtue. —Geoffrey Chaucer Patience is almost a survival tool to self-preservation. In this case, the...

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Life’s a Feast: Family and Food

“It was very pleasant to savor its aroma, for smells have the power to evoke the past, bringing back sounds and even other smells that...

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Love is Love: The Reality of LGBT Latino Community

Certain challenges come with being a Latin individual living in the U.S.A. It can be difficult to embrace a new culture, while keeping your...

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The Roller Coaster Ride of Office Romance

Why you should and shouldn’t get involved with a work colleague and my ultimate tell-all tip. Let’s face it, the thought of...

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Latina Entrepreneurs: We are Ready to be Heard

You have probably seen them before: Latina professionals depicted as sexy vixens on TV, wearing miniskirts or tight dresses; the sassy...

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Online Dating Insider: Single Mom Seeking Romance

The world of dating it always seemed too complicated for me. How do you keep things casual when it’s time to move things forward? In my...

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A Tale of Financial Abuse and How I Got Out

During fall of 2007, my marriage entered its final stages of a breakdown. It was just a matter of time, as the beginning of the marriage...

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