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The Back And Forth Dance Of My Daughter’s Battle With Mental Illness

By On October 9, 2017

The path to recovery from mental illness is not linear.… Read More

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Exit Only: My Secret To An Easy Fast

By On September 25, 2017

My first experience using a suppository for help fasting.… Read More

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The Orthodox Swingers I Call My Friends

By On August 21, 2017

At first it sounded exciting... but then I thought about it some more… Read More

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I Keep Falling In Love With Men Who Aren’t Jewish

By On July 24, 2017

And it's breaking my heart.… Read More

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When My Son Hits Me

By On January 9, 2017

A mother's poem about her son's mental illness which, at times, leads to aggressive episodes.… Read More

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The Boogeyman Of Belonging

By On November 14, 2016

A poem about the loneliness and invisibility of aging single women in the Jewish community, together with the vulnerability that comes with being on one's own.… Read More

Essay

The Chassid, A Knight In Shining Armour

By On November 9, 2016

A disabled woman shares the impact compassion from others has in her life.… Read More

Essay

Mikvah Is Not My Mitzvah

By On September 19, 2016

That night of my wedding, I just wasn't ready.… Read More

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Confronting My Bisexuality While Married

By On August 8, 2016

It's only now, while married to a man and with children, that this anonymous writer has begun to truly face her attraction to women.… Read More

Essay

Why Is Three Kids Not Enough?

By On July 18, 2016

An anonymous writer from the Hasidic world wrestles with her conscience... and her husband... over whether she can handle having more children.… Read More

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