Short stories tagged with Parental Abuse

Listing 4 stories.

A father and his family witness the chaotic collapse of their neighbor's family, and make small efforts to intervene.

A disillusioned professor finds himself challenging the university when he learns that one of his students is facing physical abuse at home, leading to a confrontation that ultimately reinforces his hopelessness.

Paige is called by her anguished childhood friend Denise to come take her child as her life falls apart - a child who is Denise's biological duplicate.

A 20-something-year-old woman returns home to Dublin when she hears that her abusive father is ill. Her return causes her to reevaluate the sexually ambiguous relationship she has with the older man who gave her a home when she had no one else.