Short stories tagged with Growing Old

Listing 4 stories.

On their honeymoon in present-day Rome, two newlyweds encounter a rift when the wife’s demands that their in-vitro child be Jewish doesn’t sit well with her atheist husband.

In 1975, a meteor shower brings hundreds of invasive alien plant species to Earth, who quickly take hold of local ecosystems. A scientist grows up and grows old amid the fallout.

An old man reflects on his past actions after he puts his wife with Alzheimer’s in a nursing home.

An encounter with a little boy and his abusive mother at an airport causes an old woman to reflect upon her relationship with her children and her late, depressive, and abusive ex-husband.