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10.2.19

The 56 Times We Told My Grandfather That My Grandmother Was Dead

Now that she’s gone, our family is only beginning to understand their codependent life together.

9.24.19

Our Parents Reviewed Our Instagram Accounts

"I can tell from some of these pictures – the one where you've got your glittery bosom out, with the Playboy necklace – that you're proud of your body."

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.

8.21.19

'Family-Friendly' Occupations for Women Are a Myth

A New York Times story pushed medicine as the ideal career for women. A closer look at data shows "better work-life balance" is actually "choosing careers that require fewer hours" and "still relatively less pay."

8.12.19

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.

7.11.19

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.

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7.10.19

What My 64-Year-Old Mom’s First Dance Recital Taught Me About Grief

After my dad died, my mom worried about being alone. Her unexpected new hobby showed me how far we’ve come.

5.17.19

Single Mothers' Drew Thomson Sobered Up to Make the Best Punk of His Career

The notoriously volatile frontman has watched many of his peers find success, as his bands kept screwing up and breaking up. But with a newfound focus on The Drew Thomson Foundation, he’s making some of the best work of his career.

5.10.19

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.

5.1.19

The Many Men Who Shaped My Life

Growing up, addicts and abusers were fixtures in my home. But then there was my father.

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.

4.17.19

How to Navigate Mental Illness in a Relationship

According to people with depression.

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