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‘My fiance’s parents offered me money to leave, and I took it’

I’d been having my doubts about my relationship with my boyfriend Jeremy for a while.We had moved in together after about two months of dating, when we were in our early twenties and inexperienced at life. We were madly in love and I thought nothing could change that. AT FIRST, EVERYTHING WAS WONDERFUL, THEN I GOT PREGNANTIt was a surprise, but we embraced the curve ball life had thrown at us. Jeremy asked me to marry him, and baby Jemma was born when we’d been together for about 18 months.We were planning on getting married around Jemma’s first birthday, but...

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Australian Restaurant Manager Cancels Her Job Interview With Text After Learning She’s Pregnant, So She Fires Back As Well.

She could get the interviews, a Brisbane woman said, but had suspicions as to why she couldn’t land the job. On Tuesday evening, an employee at Family  in Brisbane contacted her on Facebook Messenger to confirm a 9:15 a.m. interview. Moments later, the interview was canceled. “Nobody has blatantly told me it was because I was pregnant,” Lindsey Wilcox said of her previous attempts to secure employment. “They still brought me in for interviews and they told me they couldn’t discriminate against it,” she said. “There might have been someone better, who knows.” But she wondered. In response to the...

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When Did Reusable Water Bottles Become A Status Symbol?

What’s the most amount of money you’d spend on a water bottle? $30? $80? $1,500? Believe it or not, the latter is not some far-fetched fantasy number. It is an actual, purchasable option, thanks to a recent collaboration between S’well and Swarovski, which asks four figures for a water bottle festooned with over 6,000 crystals, or a somewhat more manageable $150 for one with a crystal-embellished top. That’s right, you could easily drop the equivalent of your monthly rent — and then some, depending on where you live — on what amounts to a bedazzled water bottle. (Albeit a very,...

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How Much Water Should You Drink Per Day?

The body is about 60% water, give or take.You are constantly losing water from your body, primarily via urine and sweat. To prevent dehydration, you need to drink adequate amounts of water.There are many different opinions on how much water you should be drinking every day.Health authorities commonly recommend eight 8-ounce glasses, which equals about 2 liters, or half a gallon. This is called the 8×8 rule and is very easy to remember.However, some health gurus believe that you need to sip on water constantly throughout the day, even when you’re not thirsty.As with most things, this depends on the...

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The 7 Best Water Bottles to Stay Hydrated in Style

You know you need to drink water every day, so why not buy a cool canteen to help meet your hydration needs? The seven best water bottles will not only keep you sipping on fresh H2O, they’ll save you cash and reduce waste from plastic bottles. Plus, they pack other convenient benefits, such as keeping your liquids at ideal temps or making it easy to add more flavor. Whether you need a travel flask or prefer to track every drop, these containers have you covered. 7 Best Water Bottles to Get You to Drink More Photo courtesy of Box Appetit 1....

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