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A Jewish Family Christmas

A Jewish Family Christmas

Going away to a secluded part of the Norfolk countryside for a week, with 12 members of your family, ranging from in age from nine to 90, may strike fear into the hearts of most normal folk. And yet, my family has insisted on making this a sadistic tradition for the past three years. I’m currently writing this amidst a storm of testosterone over a heated game of Risk. Family reputation is on the line here. And I find myself reluctantly pulled into conversations about football, as the only younger woman in a family of men: 3 male cousins, 2  brothers, and me. In the...
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How to do Christmas Lunch, Without Crying

How to do Christmas Lunch, Without Crying

That moment has come – lights and decorations are shining in our faces, crackers exploding, everywhere we turn we are reminded of holidays, fun excitement – it’s the best moment of the year.  Everyone’s gathered to celebrate around the table, to celebrate being together and eating together and cooking together. Even teenagers seem to enjoy Christmas. But there is a dark side, too. Christmas has a dark side. It starts weeks earlier. It’s started now. Fears grow about lists and shopping: will it be good enough, will I make a mess of it, will everyone be happy with their...
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Polyamoury: a New Type of Love

Polyamoury: a New Type of Love

What is polyamoury, otherwise known as an "open relationship"? Welldoing asked a twentysomething exponent  to open up about her unusual experience.  How does polyamoury work? Good question. Honest answer is this: lots of planning, trying to be unselfish, lots of communication and sometimes it doesn’t. How long have you been doing it? Four years and four months. So you have a boyfriend..? Yes. I have a boyfriend. He’s married to his wife. She has a boyfriend. There’re four of us in total. I am in relationship with my boyfriend (J) and I am friends...
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