Daughters

Culture

Why So Many Women Fear Becoming Their Moms

A psychologist tells us why we are so resistant to the idea of being like mom, no matter how much we love her.
Mica Lemiski
5.10.19
Photos

Like Mother, Unlike Daughter: Portraits of Women Defining Their Own Femininity

We talked to photographer Nadia Rompas about her series that unpacks mother-daughter relationships and gender stereotypes in Indonesia.
Alice .
10.9.18
family

Selling MDMA for My Dad Made Us Close, Then Tore Us Apart

It all sounded safe coming from him, a man with a pair of tongs delicately handling sautéed tofu.
Sarah Bird
2.6.18
Broadly

The Mothers and Daughters Who Marched on Washington Together

"I thought it was very important to support my daughter, and all daughters of the world—not just for women's rights, but all rights."
Darragh Dandurand
1.23.17
The 2016 Fiction Issue

A Story from Roxane Gay's Upcoming Collection, 'Difficult Women'

A girl goes with her father to see his mistress regularly. When her father dies, she pays the mistress one last visit and learns something surprising.
Roxane Gay
12.16.16
Photo

Striking, Tender Photos of a Father-Daughter Road Trip

We spoke with photographer Jesse Burke about his new book that captures his daughter on the road and in the great outdoors.
Philip Eil
1.28.16
Premieres

PREMIERE: Abandon Hope and Listen to Fucking Invincible's 'I Hate Myself and I Want You to Die'

Providence, powerviolence, members of Dropdead. Got any questions?
Noisey Staff
12.16.15
Stuff

What It's Like When Your Dad's Job Is to Write a Column About You for a National Newspaper

My dad is the family columnist for the 'Guardian,' and as a result my life has been chronicled in the paper for three years.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
7.30.15
family

Are We Destined to Become Our Mothers? A Scientific Investigation

If our brain is a computer, then our interactions with our parents are the default setting. And when things go faulty or get stressful in our adult lives, our neurons head for a familiar path, one usually set in early development. In other words...
Jessica Machado
7.8.15
Stuff

How to Be a Great Dad, As Told by Pro Skateboarders

There's going to be a lot of shit and piss.
Chris Nieratko
6.21.15
The Fiction Issue 2012

My Father at the End

I did not talk to my father for most of the last year he was alive. It was a form of self-preservation.
Michael Kimball
6.18.12