Many couples divide responsibilities along traditional gender roles. For this writer, following her divorce, that meant having to relearning the basics.
Thanks to founder Warren Farrell, the Men's Rights Movement is having a heyday in the courts when it comes to parental custody battles—which this writer has had to discover the hard way.
Ruth Fowler's family was catapulted to internet fame after she live-tweeted her home birth. But when her marriage fell apart, all of her new mom friends couldn't flee fast enough.
For 27 years, the writer had a dutiful relationship with her most devoted friend. Only later did she question who needed who more.
DAME’s Friendkeeper smooths some familial strife and helps a generous giver get over her guilt.
After years of dealing with her father’s fair-weather parenting, the writer did the hardest thing a daughter can do.
After divorcing a musician, the writer swore off her rock lifestyle. But a week on the decadent Gumball road trip made her realize that having a good time isn’t always so black and white.
DAME’s Friendkeeper walks a woman through the minefield of a pal’s explosive divorce, and blows the whistle on a grammar grouch.
DAME’s Friendkeeper gives advice for halting the cycle of complaint, and about what to do when a friend in need wants more than you can give.
Having her boyfriend move in was a big deal for the writer, and an even bigger one for her daughter. Would a foster pup help ease the transition?