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9.23.19

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."

9.17.19

The DM That Changed My Life: A WhatsApp from My Estranged Sister

She's ten years old. Also, kids have iPhones now.

9.3.19

The DM That Changed My Life: A Three-Word Email from My Mum

My mum has had the same phone for nearly a decade now. A battered, pay-as-you-go Blackberry with no data or wifi compatibility.

8.22.19

'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".

8.13.19

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 recognise 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 generally made their lives miserable.

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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.

4.16.19

Parents On the Hardest Parts Of Having Kids

“I haven’t taken a shit alone in four years.”

4.15.19

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.

1.24.19

The Millennials Who Pay for Their Parents' Living Expenses

We talked to young people about financial independence and supporting their families.

11.23.18

People Described the Weirdest Lies Their Parents Told Them as Kids

"For some reason, my dad told me that he gave birth to me."

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