family

Life

Parents Talk About the Hardest Parts of Having Kids

“I haven’t taken a shit alone in four years.”
Graham Isador
4.14.19
this is fine

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

My father wasn’t at my wedding, either.
Veronica Walsingham
4.2.19
Stuff

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.
John Reed
1.30.19
money

The Millennials Who Pay for Their Parents’ Living Expenses

We talked to young people about financial independence and supporting their families.
Ebony-Renee Baker
1.24.19
Culture

A Photographic Story of a Family's Journey From Sudan to Tel Aviv as Refugees

Alan and his brothers are refugees from Sudan, trying to create a new life in a new land.
Clementine de Pressigny
12.13.18
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.
Leo Jai
11.26.18
Parents

People Described the Weirdest Lies Their Parents Told Them as Kids

"For some reason, my dad told me that he gave birth to me."
Iva Parađanin
11.23.18
grief

Experiencing Loss Can Make Celebrating Other People’s Joy Incredibly Painful

Since Jamie died, I’ve tried to protect myself by limiting my exposure to others’ happy life events.
Katie Hawkins-Gaar
11.16.18
Autism

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.’
Madeleine Ryan
10.16.18
Menk, by John Doran

I Still Can't Speak to My Dad, Even Though He Might Be About to Die

I travelled home to see him, and all I could talk about was the state of my belt.
John Doran
10.1.18
family

The Jarring Experience of Learning You Were Conceived With Donor Sperm or Eggs

"In the beginning my body felt invaded. And I didn’t know who made up the other half of me.”
Louise McLoughlin
9.24.18
crime

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.
Sara
9.13.18
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