family

career

'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".
Alyson Lewis
18 hours ago
Essays

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 recognise me when I introduced myself.
Jordan Foisy
8.13.19
Conspiracies

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 generally made their lives miserable.
Mack Lamoureux
7.11.19
Essays

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.
Francisco Garcia
4.30.19
Life

Parents On the Hardest Parts Of Having Kids

“I haven’t taken a shit alone in four years.”
Graham Isador
4.16.19
war

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.
Sona Boker
4.15.19
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
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
Menk, by John Doran

They Fuck You Up, Your Mum and Dad – But They Save Your Life Too

Larkin wasn't wrong.
John Doran
10.8.18
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
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?”
Hannah Brooks
9.10.18
woman seeing woman

Radically Intimate Photos of Parenthood

In spite of the world’s cruelties, the Israeli-born photographer Elinor Carucci chooses love.
Elyssa Goodman
8.10.18
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