Matthew Salesses on the dilemma of how to talk about adoption without hurting loved ones.
“What the cops want, on some level, is to believe their version of the world, that black people are dangerous.” By Matthew Salesses
In this installment of “Love, Recorded,” how do we give our children advice that is both enough and not so much that it stifles them. Look to the cookie?
In the latest installment of “Love, Recorded,” a car named Kiki gets in an accident. But what really hurts is the crash between the present and the past.
“My brother visits from Korea with his girlfriend, S. If they marry, I will not be the only adoptee in the family to return to Korea and marry a Korean woman.” By Matthew Salesses
“Adoptee voices must be included in conversations about adoption. Adoptee voices must be valued.” By Matthew Salesses
In this installment of “Love, Recorded,” the baby falls in love, unrequited, and Matt ponders the socialization element of the holidays.
Adoption is a complicated thing, but Matthew Salesses wants to be sure to thank his adoptive parents for being there when he needed them.
In this installment of “Love, Recorded,” Matt takes his daughter to a Halloween party and wonders: Is Halloween a White People Holiday?
Should an author write characters of a different race than his own? Is that exploitation? Appropriation? Race denial? Or is it the author’s right? A conversation with Bill Cheng and Christine Lee Zilka on writing outside one’s race.
Sometimes facing your child’s issues means facing your own issues. In this installment of “Love, Recorded,” Matt Salesses breaks down over sensory problems he didn’t know he had.
“T. seemed to me an entirely wholesome child, as if he could never have survived public school. Perhaps that is how I set myself apart from him. Perhaps I was trying to scare him.” An excerpt from Daddy Cool.
I taught the boy that to launch a kite, you let the wind do the work. I told him the air had a weight of its own.
‘Bumble’ may aim to give power to women, but Tillie Adelson sees it as a boon for men.
Kathryn Hogan shares a secret: pursuing a limited ‘type’ of woman is sabotaging your chance at real love.
Entering a new relationship, Cabot O’Callaghan confronts his deepest fear.
The fact that women are frequently perpetrators of violence in domestic situations substantially undermines the typical story of domestic abuse—and helps to show just how harmful that story is.
Sex gives us a chance to absorb new information, as we devote ourselves to our partner’s innermost needs.
Is 13 lovers too many? Not enough? Should you even date her? Intimacy Expert Allana Pratt reminds us that our Perceptions create our Reality…
Jake Gyllenhaal makes the film in an epic performance.
Jenny Kanevsky found a safe, confidential place for friendship and advice in an online divorce support group.
While recalling the glories of life before becoming a father, Bryan Alkire, aka ‘kzoodad’, realizes what is the coolest thing of all.
“Boys disrespect me…If I never let them get it…They ask how much do you love me…But to them I’m nothing…I’m nothing but my body.”
Climate change, arctic drilling, and direct action protest. James Blakely is an avid outdoorsman who wants you to care about the environment too.
Mike Berry shows how the words dads speak—and don’t speak—influence our children.
We’re the guys who eat stereotypes for lunch. So just what is it we are trying to change?