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Birth Control Took Over My Life

Birth Control Took Over My Life

After giving her a too-intimate medical history, I teared up in frustration as I explained that I had no idea what caused my acne. She nodded wisely, and simply said, “I would bet it’s the IUD.”

Finding Common Ground by Isabel Sullivan

The Important Lesson My Roommate Taught Me

It took me 25 years to learn what finding common ground really meant. This became evident when I was living with a new roommate a year ago who turned out to be far different than I’d imagined when I interviewed her.