The Loss of Family

I have no family. Forget that I see my parents often, that I live with my wife (and our cat), and that I talk with and see a few of my cousins on a semi-regular basis. The message I constantly get from society is that I haven’t started building my…

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I have to pretend to hate children

Just as people raised without religion don’t have to consider themselves atheist until confronted by religious people, I didn’t have to consider myself childfree until my friends started procreating. I’m not sure if it’s only because that’s when I had to look at like-minded online groups to get my bearings, but…

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Is She Still?

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness month. This means I will take the purple pledge and spread the facts and figures of this terrible disease. There are staggering statistics about the increase in diagnoses and yet no increase in funding. It is the only cause of death in the top…

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