family

Family unites us; but it's also a challenge. All about fighting to stay together, and loving every moment of it.

Claire Raymond2 years ago
Things People Need To Stop Saying To Childless Couples and Women
We live in a society that still, for some reason, despite the fact that it is 2017, only places real value on a woman or couple if they have children. As far as society is concerned, if, you don't hav...
WILLIAM ALICEA2 years ago
Love?
What is Love? Is it the emotion you have for a partner? Is it the emotion you feel for your child? Or your mom or dad? Who knows what love really is? What I can probably explain to you is, how it feel...
I Love You But I Do Not Like You
Have you ever met a person, family member, co-worker, friend- that person we deem as very special indeed for the dilemma their actions place us in; making us constantly choose between our love and dis...
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Jamie Bush2 years ago
I Will Not Feel Obligated to Quit Living My Life
I understand your life changed, for the better of course. You and your now husband made a beautiful, early-on, mistake, as we have called it, and you created this amazing little life that I call my ni...
My Goddess Among The Stars
This is my first draft here so please be kind and also don't let anything slide I would like to get better. Here we go.
Alexius McCoy2 years ago
Modern Day Cinderella
Since I was little, my father would call me names. When I was 3 years old he took my binky around, because, "I was too old". When I started 2nd grade, my mother became very ill, and I took over the ho...
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Crystal Renner2 years ago
The Greatest Love I've Ever Known
So what with all the drama circulating the 'Net these days about "this person is a cheater and a liar" and "that person has six kids with ten different people", it's nice to be able to tell a story th...
Lara Alice2 years ago
Seeing Alice in the Mirrors
The following years were very complicated for my family. My mother moved to Amsterdam, the little town full of canals and bridges in Holland, and had a little girl called Branca with her new husband J...
Meg Crane2 years ago
Relationships with Anxiety
I’ve completely obliterated many a relationship due to my anxiety. There’s been the sudden rage born out of feeling uncomfortable. Nausea has led me to cancel plans again and again because “I don’t fe...
AJ Lee Young2 years ago
Furry and Feathery Children
I am a 20-year-old lesbian woman, in college, and have been in an on-again-off-again relationship with another woman. For as long as I can remember, I've always known, no matter who I was with, I want...
Dora Bona2 years ago
Mi Casa, Su Garden Shed
In some circles, a man’s home is his garden shed. Not only does his garden shed provide a secure, weatherproof place to keep his man-toys, but for many blokes, it’s a hallowed place of sanctuary and s...
Pandora Banister2 years ago
Dear Mother
8/14/16 Dear Mother, I know we haven’t spoken in a while and I know that I’ve treated you very badly, but I feel that you should understand why. You should also know that this is the only autobiograph...
Amber Dodd2 years ago
The Hidden Side of Society...
I have been called many things, squeezed into the minuscule gaps of each letter of my name like each resembled a bottomless chasm in which seemingly meaningless words could hide. Most say that I am ju...
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Holly colman2 years ago
Love After Baby If You Are Single
How do you feel? You must be tired, cranky, covered in baby puke and other things. Those things don't help a relationship, but they are perfectly normal. So if you are single already or want out of yo...
Rachel Lesch2 years ago
Retribution: Chapter 2
Guillaume Lerou never made it back from the war. The letter announcing his death arrived on a Sunday afternoon in April of 1918, one of those warm, pleasant April days which feel more like June. Maude...
Rebecca Gannon2 years ago
Invisible Chronic Illnesses
So a friend or family member has an invisible chronic illness and all you seem to do is upset them? It feels like you're constantly walking on eggshells and you can't do anything right. Well here's so...
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Thea Vanessa2 years ago
White and the Slightly Darker One
What's my take on interracial relationships? In the Philippines, I grew up knowing people who weren't in love in the most romantic way. Family members viewed love not as love in itself but rather as a...
maxine Petro2 years ago
Life's Twist and Turns
The road is well traveled. You are settled in and starting to slow down, even planning to start resting and relaxing more. Then in a blink of an eye it all changes. There are no more easy nights with ...