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.
The Anxiety Hour
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.
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.
Parents Talk About the Hardest Parts of Having Kids
“I haven’t taken a shit alone in four years.”
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Meghan Markle's Relationship With Her Dad Makes Me Feel Better About My Own
My father wasn’t at my wedding, either.
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.
The Millennials Who Pay for Their Parents’ Living Expenses
We talked to young people about financial independence and supporting their families.
Letters From Christmas Island
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.
People Described the Weirdest Lies Their Parents Told Them as Kids
"For some reason, my dad told me that he gave birth to me."
Pop Culture Taught Me How To Hide My Autism
Around my parents I was Angela from ‘My So Called Life,’ with my friends it was Cher from ‘Clueless,’ and in front of boys I became Alice from ‘Closer.’
My Father Became a Murderer to Save My Family
My father killed a man when I was 13 years old. Later that night, my grandfather helped him hide the body.
What I Want to Tell You About Heroin
The Abortion I Had While Trying to Stay Clean
“I wanted a child, but logic told me I must terminate. What if I could not stay off drugs?”