family

9.4.19

The DM That Changed My Life: A Three-Word Email from My Mum

My mum has had the same phone for nearly a decade now. A battered, pay-as-you-go Blackberry with no data or wifi compatibility.

8.23.19

What Happens to Polyamorous Relationships When One Partner Has Kids

When a member of a polycule gets pregnant, everyone faces new choices about how to adjust their relationships.

8.13.19

I Hadn't Seen My Addict Father in Years—Then I Ran Into Him on the Street

I spotted my dad hanging out in a sketchy alley in my hometown. He didn't even recognize me when I introduced myself.

7.12.19

People Tell Us How QAnon Destroyed Their Relationships

We spoke to people who told us how the QAnon conspiracy theory ruined their marriage, turned their parents into completely different people, and otherwise made their lives miserable.

4.30.19

What We Can't Talk About When We Talk About Our Grandparents

Most of us don't think much about what happens at the end of life for our loved ones, but it might be better for everyone if we did.

4.30.19

Mojo JuJu Is Searching for the Identity Her Family Weren’t Allowed to Embrace

On the latest episode of the Anxiety Hour, the musician describes how her parents' experiences of race and identity in Australia gave her a sense of hereditary disconnection—something music helps her to overcome.

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4.16.19

The Stories You Lose When Your Refugee Family Splits Itself Up

After her entire family fled Iraq, my grandmother stayed behind because she didn't want to give up on the country she loves.

4.14.19

Parents Talk About the Hardest Parts of Having Kids

“I haven’t taken a shit alone in four years.”

4.2.19

Meghan Markle's Relationship With Her Dad Makes Me Feel Better About My Own

My father wasn’t at my wedding, either.

1.30.19

What Do You Do When You Think You Have a Murderer in the Family?

I've come to believe that my grandmother literally poisoned those around her.

1.24.19

The Millennials Who Pay for Their Parents’ Living Expenses

We talked to young people about financial independence and supporting their families.

11.25.18

My Last Hours on Christmas Island

When they closed the detention centre I was on one of the last flights out. The sights and emotions I experienced will never leave me.

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