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How do you handle toxicity in adult-parent relationships? Often, as adults, our relationships with our parents is difficult, whether leftover from childhood or because of something that happened later in life. If you have a toxic or emotionally challenging relationship with your mother, father or with both of your parents, how do you handle it? […]
Seldom does one see a coming-of-age story as stark and as inventive as Marc Frazier’s award-winning poem.
Joy Ladin captures both a parent’s love and a sense of deep loss in this villanelle.
Experiencing loss as only a mother and son could.
How does a young boy deal with understanding the death of the most important woman in his life?
You know what, if you aren’t up to someone else’s standard, so what?!
The statistics are staggering on the effects of a fatherless home.
Christmas morning provides the occasion for this poignant and vaguely disturbing poem about the sometimes convoluted relationships between mothers and sons.
Tom Mallouk’s speaker reaches out in sympathy to the mother of his grown child in this emotionally impactful poem.
Author Jay Cradeur shares the rare opportunity of working with men over the past 15 years and the powerful impact on relationships.
We live in a society that doesn’t reward or respect character as often as it should or even as it used to.
How do you let your boys express themselv
A strong, lasting relationship is not always easy, but it is possible.
View image | gettyimages.com Mary McLaurine’s sons have been called Mama’s Boys. And that’s OK. Why? Because they love their mother. They are also independent adults with lives of their own. My sons and I have always been close. Today, one is 30, and the other 34. Like most siblings, they have much in […]