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Wendy’s story: “I survived; I did not live. It was hell.”

Wendy’s story: “I survived; I did not live. It was hell.”

BETHESDA, Maryland, October 23, 2014 — Wendy* is a survivor of domestic violence living and raising her family in Scotland. Before the relationship, I was young, innocent and rather starry eyed. I thought people were fundamentally good and that if you loved someone enough, all would be okay. I had a close circle of friends.


Gearheads: Mitsubishi Motors and more

SEATTLE, October 22, 2014 — On this week’s episode of Gearheads, we’ll talk with Public Relations Manager of Mitsubishi Motors, Alex Fedorak. He is a long-time industry veteran who has worked at a number of the major manufacturers and this past Spring, started at Mitsubishi. Additionally, Alex is a former fully-certified National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

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Vanessa’s story: No one can make you leave; you have to do it for yourself

BETHESDA, Maryland, October 22, 2014 — Vanessa* is a survivor of domestic violence and pathological abuse living, fighting for her children and healing in The United States. I was very young when I entered the relationship. I was 21 when I met him. Before meeting him, I was social and outgoing. I was living at

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Behold the new 2014 Mazda 6 – one formidable sedan to consider

San Francisco, October 21, 2014 — The car market is very competitive and extremely emulous, the Koreans upped the ante with the new Hyundai Sonata & the Kia Optima, followed by the Japanese with new models such as the Honda Accord and Nissan Altima.  Not long thereafter, Ford released its just-minted Ford Fusion, Lincoln with its MKZ and Chevy

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Ursula’s story: Know the signs and accept that you are being abused

BETHESDA, Maryland, October 21, 2014 — Ursula* is a survivor of domestic violence and pathological abuse living, raising her child and healing in The United States. My relationship started off wonderful. I thought I had met the man of my dreams. He was nice, charming, always buying me gifts and we had this crazy chemistry.


PAIRED: Slow-cooked food and Lodge Cast Iron

SEATTLE, October 14, 2014 — For the first time on Paried, we’re excited to announce a giveaway sponsored by our friends at Lodge. One caller will win a 5 quart dutch oven, cook book and silicone handle holders, shipped directly to them from Lodge*! Listeners can dial (914) 803-4460 to ask your questions and for a chance