Articles written by: J

Life / News & Politics / Sex & relationships

A Pep Talk, of Sorts

Yesterday, Round wrote about the vote in the Massachusetts state legislature to move forward with a state constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage.  Today my comments will be those of an outsider, an “other” if you may, who resides in one of the remaining 49 states where the possibility of […]

Family / Family-building

Expanding Your Family of Two

The thing about being a “family of two” is this little fact, more eloquently expressed by Marcus, a twelve year old who is the main character in Nick Hornby’s novel, “About a boy.” After living through his mother’s failed suicide attempt, Marcus laments the fact that his family is only […]

Extended family / Family / Family-building

First Steps…..On Family:

Webster’s Dictionary lists over 15 definitions for the word “family.”  My favorites are the following: 9. a group of related things or people 10. a group of people who are generally not blood relations but who share common attitudes, interests, or goals and, frequently, live together   While some of […]