Do I have it in me to purposefully embarrass my children in front of their boyfriends and girlfriends? I'm not so sure.
Growing up, addicts and abusers were fixtures in my home. But then there was my father.
“I haven’t taken a shit alone in four years.”
What to watch when you’re dreading the holidays, and you need a reminder that your family could be worse.
The film delivers because of—not in spite of—the well-worn formula.
When my dad passed away, anything good-intentioned, selfless or purposeful in me died along with him.
"I have this constant internal struggle: I want your acceptance but I know I'll never get it."
Both my parents spent time in prison for drug trafficking – my mother was locked away for a total of eight years before I was born.
Life under the new president has been unsettling, but also strangely familiar.
They're just like us, and by "us," we of course mean "fathers. "
When your real dad is a volatile drug addict, you start looking to Homer Simpson and your landlord for fatherly advice.
After a chance encounter with a Black Panther, my father embarked on the adventure of his life—an adventure that led him as if by fate to my mother.