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My ex-husband wasn’t very good at being a husband. He’s a reasonably decent human — so long as you’re not married to him. And he wasn’t a bad dad, most of the time. …


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Sorry Only Encourages Them

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We’ve all had that relative, colleague or acquaintance who’s a relentless complainer, a devotee of division, a worshipper at the altar of self-martyrdom.

Narcissism and BPD seem to…


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The Authentic Eclectic is opening for submissions. Thank you again to those who have followed my new publication. …


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5 Fast, Easy But Important Tweaks To Help Boost Online Visibility

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Let’s talk about boosting the visibility of our articles. Hey you — yes you — please don’t click away — this is important.

With just a few tweaks…


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Stats, Followers and Scottish Emblems Explored

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Of course, owning a publication isn’t much like being a parent really. Not least because when your babes are born you know without the slightest doubt that they’re…


Medium Versus Alison — The Goliath Will Always Win

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Do you have neglected word babies? Drop me a link in the comments section — see below.

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I Feel I Speak For Many Who Give Zero Damns

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Hi Medium, I didn’t enter your competition and muted all variations of discussion on it. I lived happily for months never thinking about it at all.

This was…


Refuse To Play Their Games — Just Don’t Answer

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