Tips For Handling The BS Life Throws At You

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Life sometimes seems like a series of major events designed to throw you for a loop. Going to school. Moving. Weddings. Having kids. Changing jobs. But the thing is, there are certain things most of us have had to deal with at one time or another.

We asked our readers to provide some insight that will help you prepare for the big curveballs that are coming your way. Here's what they told us.

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