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All the content from the February 2015 Relationships – Myth and Reality issue

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Initially, the League of Women Voters was a federation of affiliated state Leagues formed by merging the state headquarters of the defunct National American Woman Suffrage Association.

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“Many commentators have observed that America is a nation lacking culture—how can we be cultured when we eat only food that has been canned, pasteurized, and embalmed? … How ironic that the road to culture in our germophobic technological society …

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Last February I decided that this February I was going to interview the wives, husbands and significant others of those in our area who are part- or full-time musicians. Focusing on spouses and mates who aren’t musicians themselves, I sent …

Women, Spirit & Money: Relationship Realities

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Economic Equality for Women Strengthens Families, Addresses Pressing Social Issues Dominant, traditional mythologies about sex and gender roles in relationships and families ceased to be true for women almost a century ago. Despite this fact, Western North Carolina women do …

 

Getting In The Loop: Improving Hearing In Public And Private Spaces

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The brand-new Asheville Chapter of Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) will sponsor doctor of audiology Juliette Sterkens, who will demonstrate and explain the advantages of hearing loops for community and private locations. She and her husband travel nationally to …

 

Common Sense Health: The Gut-Brain Connection

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Since the theme of this month’s issue includes all sorts of “relationships,” as an integrative health care practitioner (who has helped many children and adults improve symptoms ranging from ADHD, anxiety, depression and autism by addressing their gut issues), I …

 

Attracting Your Twin Flame In 2015

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– By Stacey Mayo – When I met my twin flame, Mike, for the first time, a special connection was made that was different from any others. It had a kind of depth that was unusual for a first meeting. …

 

Psyche and Eros: A Myth Revealing Psychological Dynamics of Love and Relationship

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– By Marie O. Davis, LPC and Tayria Ward, Ph.D. – Myths and fairy tales may rightly be understood as the dreams of our collective psyche. They reveal deep archetypal dilemmas and patterns common to human development, experienced in some …

 

Book Review: Beneath The Chatter

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Tina FireWolf introduces this beautiful book and herself with these words: “I grew up feral. Farm life suited me.” Along the way of life she became “domesticated.” Beneath the Chatter is the story, in short passages illustrated with Tina’s insightful …

 

Funny, Isn’t It?

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So, once again, we’ve survived the hurly-burly, frenetic-fun, and stress-to-the-max season we in America fondly call The Holidays. The tree’s gone from the curb. The Chanukah candles are stored away, and the cards are safely stuck in that drawer you …

 

CosmiComedy: My Theory of Everything

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“Rosebud …” Last word of Citizen Kane Long, long ago, in eternally sunny Southern California (remember when sunny California sounded like heaven instead of a dry and gasping desert?), I was sitting around with some friends with nothing better to …