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We All Need Support (Groups)

From heart-to-heart talk with BFFs, to attending a poetry reading open mic, everyone needs their own support groups.

by Firnita Taufick April 12, 2019
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My Patriarchal Extended Family and Why I Dread Spending Holidays with Them

Even as a little girl, she knew something was off when she saw women spending most of their time in the kitchen to serve the men in the family.

by Shafira Amalia, Reporter April 10, 2019
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Smoking is a Form of Religion: My Conversion Story

Her decision to convert to Christianity ahead of her wedding did not only ruffle a few feathers in her own family, it led her to think about her relationship with the faith she was born into.

by Ninda Daianti March 27, 2019
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How My Husband and I Choose the Contraception for Us

It’s a good practice to have a frank discussion with your partner on what contraception most suits your plans as a family.

by Kemala Pratiwi March 22, 2019
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We should stop being afraid for our children

Being strong parents mean to expect, and not fear, the unexpected.

by Katrina Wahab March 21, 2019
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When Ahok Stole My Thunder: A Divorce Story

There are a lot of things that only fellow divorcees can understand and empathize. The latest essay by Magdalene’s Managing Editor Hera Diani.

by Hera Diani, Managing Editor March 7, 2019
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Making Sense of My Mother's Love: Not Always Warm but Ever Evolving

My mother is not a perfect mother, but neither am I a perfect daughter. Our relationship is complex and messy, but never devoid of love.

by Miriam January 17, 2019
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Smug Married Friends, Here's What Not to Say/Do to Your Single Friends

Are you one of these smug married friends? If yes, take heed!

by Ruby Astari January 9, 2019
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Before Planning the Wedding: We Need to Talk About Money, Honey

Debt makes people more hesitant to share their financial state with their partners.

by Kemala Pratiwi December 18, 2018
Issues // Relationship
Beware of the Silent Killer that is Emotional Abuse

Emotional abuser will slowly kill you on the inside, so run for your life.

by Vania Adiella December 4, 2018