Nature vs. Nurture

Nature vs. Nurture

What plays into our humanity? Nature vs. Nurture – how two factors affect one individual.

Anya M Strenga year ago
Rerooted: A Tale of Estrangement
I didn’t have the perfect childhood. My parents, through no fault of their own, saw their lives spiralling out of control. They weren’t born monsters; they were victims of their own circumstances. For...
Mimo le Singea year ago
When Is It Okay to Lie to Our Children?
It’s no secret that parents aren’t always completely honest with their children, whether to keep them sheltered from harsh realities or for their own wellbeing. Telling tall tales about mythical chara...
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Brianna Krossa year ago
Blood Is Thicker Than Water
Over this past year, I’ve gotten various responses when I say that my husband and I don’t associate ourselves with specific family members, such as, “But that’s got to break their heart.” “What a awfu...
Cain Culta year ago
Born Addicted
What does an addict think when she finds out she is pregnant? Does she consider what could happen to the baby? Does she think about her next fix? What happens to those babies when the mother never sto...
Interracial Love
My husband and I never thought we would marry each other ever. I grew up in a black Christian family. And he grew up in mostly a Salvation Army church with a white mother and a Hispanic father. People...
Katie Cartera year ago
Let's Teach Our Children Not to Be Assholes
I was blessed with such a thoughtful son. He holds doors open for anyone older than him. Sometimes he even remembers to put his napkin in his lap. And sometimes, he remembers to use said napkin instea...
Jessica Batemana year ago
The Effects of Growing Up With Bottled Emotions
July 26, 2017, attempted to end @3:58 AM. Sometimes I still fall victim to the hardness that I once knew. I catch myself being cold when I feel as if I’m witnessing weakness. It’s sad really, where th...
Dain Kerna year ago
Effects of Corporal Punishment
Many Americans believe that physical punishment is effective and harmless, despite what research shows. This form of discipline can mentally damage a child in a number of ways. Physical punishment use...
Trish Nalaa year ago
Raising a Family in a System of Division
I don't want to talk about the things that affect me or hurt me for others to say things like I'm so sorry you're going through this or you are so inspirational to me. When I speak about the hard topi...