Parents and Children, Healing

When my beautiful daughter came into this world, I decided I didn’t want to hold onto that spite for my father anymore.

The Catch-22 of Emotional Availability

Emotional Connection and the City: where have the good men gone?

Do a Single Mother’s Children Make Her Less Attractive?

Why would the “new guy” be scared of fathering another man’s children? — Once upon a time, I was on Twitter lamenting about not finding love. I was saying how I attract emotionally unavailable men. Out of nowhere, this dude that I have never interacted with comes along and replies: “Children scare men.” It took […]

What I’m Gaining by Losing My Marriage

Jenny Kanevsky isn’t flip about the downside of divorce. But she’s managed to find the upside, too.

Divorce: The 7-Letter Word My Kids and I Never Want to Hear Again

Twice is nice, but not when it comes to divorce. Dawn Elyse Warden shares the heartbreak of second separation.

Alone and Confused: A Part of My Childhood

Vinnie Wong grew up without a father, but it wasn’t util he became an adult himself that he realized the affect it had on his entire life.

Dear Santa: Why Are People Hurting My Mommy?

Warren Blumenfeld implants his current political awareness into his mind when he was a little boy writing a letter to Santa.

A Single Threat Of Violence

Dennis Milam Bensie discusses a relationship of a different time period, but an issue still very present in our current culture.

Into the Wilderness of Parenting

In his latest story collection, writer David Ebenbach plumbs the depths of parenthood

To My Unconditionally Devoted Mother

Jake DiMare reflects on his mom, 5 years after her passing.

Gay Families Now More Accepted Than Single Mothers

“Modern Family” and “The Kids Are All Right” are turning the spotlight on positive gay families. Could single moms use another “Erin Brockovich”?