Family Matters

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Family Matters May 1, 2024

A Monogamish Love Triangle

The Painful Geometry of an Open Relationship

A botched foray into polyamory leaves a woman feeling more singularly herself. Read more

Family Matters January 3, 2024

Wrestling with a Daughter's Faith

An Agnostic Mother Learns the Challenge of True Acceptance

A family with stark religious differences finds its way. Read more

Family Matters November 3, 2023

The Anxious Warrior

Fighting Fear with Krav Maga

An anxious mom steps out of her fortress of solitude and onto the martial-arts mat. Read more

Family Matters September 1, 2023

Just This, Nothing Next

Facing Old Age with Trepidation and Grace

Getting old is often a surprise, even when we’ve spent decades trying to get comfortable with the vicissitudes of aging. Read more

Family Matters July 1, 2023

The Art of Dating Your Ex

A Therapist Finds Love Where She Least Expects It
Alissa Hirshfeld

What would you do differently if you could rekindle love with your ex? Read more

Family Matters April 28, 2023

Hunting for Harry

Can a Lost Marriage Be Retrieved?
Campbell Gregson

When losing your spouse in a bookstore helps you find perspective. Read more

Family Matters March 1, 2023

Drowning in Debris

A Daughter Faces Her Mother’s Hoarding

When a hoarding mother won’t face her illness, what choice does a daughter have? Read more

Family Matters January 4, 2023

Far From Home

An Immigrant’s Search for Belonging
Sarah Jin

"Gohyang" is a Korean word that means "hometown" but translates to so much more. Read more

Family Matters November 30, 2022

Love Scrabble

An Evening with My Wife's Boyfriend

Playing a traditional boardgame in a nontraditional romantic arrangement. Read more

Family Matters October 10, 2022

Sweet Surrender

Ice Cream, Fatherhood, and the Meaning of Life

A tale about fatherhood and the pleasures of ice cream. Read more

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