A runaway dad fails to reach out and teaches that pain can and should end.
Sarah Wells on how her relationship with her father was framed by his song choice for their wedding dance.
I’ve learned the most from my dad when we’re sitting in the dark with our mouths closed, my head on his shoulder as the opening credits flicker into place.
The last installment of Shoebox Letters features an adult daughter expressing eternal love and gratitude for her father
A daughter reflects on her father’s absence in her childhood, and offers a plea for him to be present for his grandchildren.
Considering the women abducted as teens in Cleveland, Tom Burns schemes to control and protect his six-year-old daughter
Fatherhood inspires Clay Brizendine to create Shoebox Letters, a collection of authentic letters written by daughters to their dads
In a house full of women, Noble McIntyre is just trying to get it right, from car seats to driving lessons
Art Edy knows it’s not very mature, but he can’t help but laugh at his daughter’s delight with the planet Uranus.
As a parent, you learn to let your kid become his or her own person. But what if, in rolling with the punches, you’re hit with something unexpected?
Lilli B. got a lot of comments on her story about being a Playboy Bunny. But few moved her as much as one from the father of a seven-year-old girl.
Marina Lutz’s father recorded every interaction with his daughter for the first 16 years of her life. After his death, Marina made a documentary.
Anti-gay conservatives often refer to children raised by same sex parents as “social experiments.” They are not experiments; they are human beings, and human beings with voices. Here is what those voices say.
When to spend money foolishly in your twenties (and when not to).
For kids, it’s the little things that matter. If you do Christnas in any way, Santa’s a pretty influential guy. Why not let him represent all the diversity of the people who love him?
The Jets’ soon-to-be former fearless leader never learned from his father’s mistakes. Dave Chmiel questions why anyone should trust him with another franchise.
Matthew Rozsa believes North Korea’s threat to Sony challenges the very essence of our democratic freedoms.
The Elf on the Shelf—creepy or not creepy? Kelly McQuain thinks not.
Most of us, if we are really honest with ourselves, have some idea of how we keep deeper love at bay.
Noah Berlatsky takes a look at how men and women are seen as objects.
Where are all of the straight, white, cis-gendered men who should be standing up for social change?
Liskula Cohen and Matthew Rozsa look at how men succeed—and fail—with women in the world of online dating.
Homophobia hidden behind “helpful words” and guidance “to be kind” is still hurtful and dangerous, no matter who’s saying it.
Ira Israel reveals that authentic well-being means getting off the hedonistic treadmill and instead cultivating these surprisingly simple habits for happiness.
Tor Constantino makes a case that ballet is not only a sport, but it might be more of a sport than other forms of competition.
Alexander Yarde knows what’s on his holiday list this year.
You Don’t Know Jack About MS™ was created for people living with multiple sclerosis (MS) and their loved ones by Jack Osbourne, in partnership with Teva Neuroscience.
Is anything inappropriate to wear to class anymore?
Meeghan Mousaw offers insight into how redshirting helps a child to grow socially and intellectually giving the child added confidence to assist with learning.
When you’re ready to take that next step with a woman, think carefully. What you say isn’t always what she hears.