Some daughters don’t have the fondest memories of their mothers.
It’s that time of the year when we honor both mothers and fathers, so today we salute one of each who got it right.
Are unhealthy choices the culprit for larger women? Or are there other explanations?
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Last week we heard from Roberta. She’s been fat all her life. At her heaviest, she was clinically obese at 465 pounds. Through a gastric bypass, she got down to 180 pounds. She’s now about 250. But no matter her weight, Roberta always had plenty …
Somehow people have no trouble sniggering at a fat person — but wouldn’t dare to laugh at someone else who is disabled.
When relationships sour, others can add to the story lines.
Jimmy heard the response every gay boy or girl, man or woman hopes for. When he told his “peasant” mother — born in rural Italy in 1933, “barely literate, with a fourth-grade Catholic education” — that he was gay, she said, “Good. Go do what …
We think we live in such an open society, but there are different closets for different people.
A mother’s unconditional love for her son surprises him when he came out.
Infertility issues lead couple down a different path on the way to becoming parents.
A new couple faces a health care crisis and discover the meaning of love.
On Monday we met Patrick, who was a senior in high school when he decided to stop allowing society to define him. He “turned on that light in the closet, found the knob, and walked out with tears in his eyes and some extremely sweaty …
Patrick says he had the kind of childhood kids dream about. “Summer vacations with the family, playing every sport imaginable, good grades, solid support, insanely close friends.” His “fit and undeniably Italian father” was a police officer and his “incredible mother” worked in the classroom, …
Andy was just 13 years old when he met the love of his life. After 52 years, he reconnected with her on Facebook and the couple now plans to marry.
Anna and Bill were both quite young when they married. Bill, an only son, had been living with his “lonely, divorced mom.” And family meals became a weekly battle.
Dear Cheryl: When I was 14, I had a dream about a woman. We had known each other in a previous life. We met outside of a church and she was wearing a white dress. I was talking to someone and she walked by. I …
A wife endures her mother-in-law’s criticism, but it took a trip to the hospital for her husband to recognize the issue.
A wife has never had the best relationship with my in-laws, but has tried to do the right thing by keeping them informed about family health issues. But it’s never enough.
A globetrekking couple looking for ways to make a long distance relationship work. Or are they?
We recently heard from Just Trying To Provide, who was married 13 years when his wife took their kids and left. She rented an apartment for them and the home daycare center she runs. JTTP said the biggest problem in their marriage had been the …