Is my husband’s affair linked to my childhood abuse?

When I was 12, my 19-year-old cousin started to sexually abuse me, showing up at my house most afternoons. I worshipped him, so I didn’t know how to say no. I do not remember how or when it ended, but I know I still feel the dread I felt when his motorcycle stopped in front…

KidsPost Summer Book Club: ‘Stargazing’ by Jen Wang

Heng Zeng for The Washington PostStargazingBy Jen WangAges 8 to 12Christine plays the violin; Moon dances to K-pop. Christine studies math; Moon loves to draw. Christine is careful; Moon is an outgoing oddball.These girls are very different, right?But in this graphic novel, they become best friends when Moon and her mom move next door. Moon…

Firecracker Shrimp Tacos with Pineapple Salsa

Jump to RecipeAll you need is 20 minutes to whip up these firecracker shrimp tacos with a delicious pineapple salsa. A simple, filling and flavorful dinner the whole family will enjoy combining a variety of spicy flavors. What is Firecracker Shrimp?I’m not gonna lie, this recipe is based off one made by Panda Express….I know,…

‘There is no playbook’: Restaurants are closing again after workers test positive for coronavirus

In St. Petersburg, Fla., Pete Boland spent last weekend trying to secure scarce slots for his 60 employees to get tested for covid-19. On Friday night, he had shut down his popular downtown restaurant, the Galley, after he learned several workers tested positive for the virus.When it became clear that there was a problem —…

‘The Netflix of bikes’: will a bicycle rental scheme catch on?

Thinking about cycling to work when the office reopens but not sure whether it’s really you? How about trying a no-strings-attached bike subscription service that you can cancel at any time?Popular for several years in Europe – in particular, the Netherlands – bike leasing has arrived in London – and for many it could be…

How to Help an Alcoholic Spouse: A Family Guide

Alcohol has been a problem for as long as history can remember.At one point or the other, alcoholism leads to the disruption of peace or the smooth flow of a process.You would think that humans should have learned their lessons over the years, and drink less – well, that is hardly the case.It seems nothing…

Statement: New York Atty. General James on DACA Decision

New York Attorney General Letitia James today released the following statement after the United States Supreme Court ruled that the Trump Administration’s attempts to cancel the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program violated the...

The pandemic has my daughter feeling left out of her friends’ bubble

The pandemic has my daughter feeling left out of her friends’ bubble - The Washington PostsearchmenumenuWashington Post LogoprofileprofileNext articleshomeshareShare on FacebookEmail this linkShare on TwitterShare on PinterestShare on LinkedIncommentWashington Post LogoclosecloseEmailBioFollowarrow-rightcomment We noticed you’re blocking ads!Keep supporting great journalism by turning off your ad blocker. Or purchase a subscription for unlimited access to real news…

‘The antidote to addiction is love’: Joe Wicks on learning to forgive his father

The ObserverFitness The online fitness guru who is keeping Britain active during lockdown reveals the challenges in his childhood Joe Wicks films one of his YouTube fitness sessions at home. Photograph: Comic Relief/BBC Children in Need/Comic Relief via Getty ImagesJoe Wicks, the fitness coach and nutritional guru, will take listeners back to his challenging childhood…

Quaker is dropping the Aunt Jemima image and name after recognizing they are ‘based...

This post has been updated.In 1966, the Aunt Jemima brand launched a new syrup to go along with its popular pancake mix. The slogan, according to the company’s timeline, was “Aunt Jemima, what took you so long?”That’s the question many people are asking after the iconic brand announced on Wednesday that it is changing its name…
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