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Open Thread: What Would You Do If You Found Out Your Boyfriend Lied About Paying the Rent?

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Yesterday afternoon I received a text message from a friend inquiring about advice for a friend. Apparently, her friend’s boyfriend of seven years lied about paying the rent for the last five, almost six, months. Though she inquired about bills and other mail, he assured...

Open Thread: Spanking Children: Harmful or Helpful?

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In light of Adrian Peterson’s child abuse arrest the question that is at the tip of everyone’s tongue is does physical punishment hurt or help a child’s development? Several athletes have spoken out on the matter. From the NFL to the NBA, there is a...

Open Thread: What Are Your Thoughts on Prenups?

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This afternoon I received a text message from a coworker-turned-friend. It read, “I HAD to ask you, what are your thoughts on prenups?” I sat there and gathered my thoughts for a second. As a teenager in high school, I recalled having this conversation with...

Open Thread: Would You Date Someone With an Incurable STD?

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Recently I met a guy and everything seemed to be going well until he dropped the “H” bomb on me.  What’s the “H” bomb? Well dude told me he had genital herpes. Yup, the gift that keeps on giving. As many know, herpes is an...

Open Thread: Let’s Talk Domestic Violence, the NFL, Ray Rice and More

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Disclaimer: This is the sole view of Nikki Tucker, not Clutch Magazine. After observing the physical altercation, which transpired between Ray Rice and then fiancée, I needed a moment to gather my thoughts. Domestic violence is such a touchy subject I did not want to...