In Between Brooklyn & Queens: A New Way to See Valentine’s Day

Hi my name is Jill Parshley-Cardillo. I was born and raised in Astoria, Queens in New York City. I am proud to say my sister, Kim Parshley, is the founder of: https://www.chooseafamily.com. She is the strawberry blonde actress with a bright smile, deep dimples and warm heart in the Choose A Family commercial, which you can […]

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Choosing A Father

I, like many others, gratefully have found a substitute father, friend, and mentor. Of course nobody can replace the real him, but at least now I have a chance at having the conversations in my adulthood I would have liked to have had with him after he died when I was 9. Anything from how do […]

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Examinng Family Roles In Society

Family is a concept generally associated with a group of people who are affiliated in some manner, in both physical and metaphorical manifestations. Traditionally, we view family as pertaining to our immediate biological bonds, the parents who raised us, the siblings who both loved and tormented us in equal amounts. We extend family to include […]

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HUMILITY

   By T.B. Knight We live in a society that obsesses over sex, uses profanity in everyday  conversation,  and people  jump ahead in lines at the supermarket or theatre.  Athletes pound their chests when scoring or making a good play, reveling in their moment of glory as they perform before  the TV cameras,  while spectators […]

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LIVING TO BE LOVED

  By   T.B. Knight A woman recently buried her husband of fifty years. She had known and loved him since she was a child and, although he was twenty years her senior,  she couldn’t wait until she was old enough for him to notice her, love her, and ask her to be his wife. […]

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Can a Man and Woman have a Platonic Relationship

  By Dr. Nero Cavaliere       A platonic relationship is one that exists between a man and woman that is devoid of any sexual intimacy; being friends without benefits, as it is known today.  Is it unrealistic to think that a man and woman can maintain a purely non-sexual relationship?  I believe they can […]

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MARRIAGE: THE ULTIMATE COMMITMENT

                                              Written by Dr. Nero Cavaliere In Romantic relationships the assurance of a deep and lasting commitment remains the elusive butterfly for many who wish to take the relationship to the next level: Marriage.  The […]

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Love At First Sight

By Dr. Nero Cavaliere There is considerable research supporting the notion that individuals fall in love at first sight. It could be the way someone smiles, their voice, mannerisms, even their smell. There are numerous explanations, but one thing is clear; “love at first sight” is not love, although it may lead to the real […]

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Attraction, Romance, Commitment

By Dr. Nero Cavaliere Relationships usually begin with attraction. One individual is drawn to another. It could be physical, or maybe they like the same things or share the same interests. Sometimes it’s the personality that draws one to the other. If the attraction is strong enough, a friendship evolves. The strength of this relationship […]

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