Short stories tagged with Parenting.
Listing 65 stories.
In a future where death is volunteered and the population is controlled, a soon-to-be father waits for his triplets to be born—and he must find three volunteers to die in order for them to live.
A young man reunites with his father, and they share a meal and a movie. Years later, he reflects on the memory as he struggles to reconcile his complex emotions about fatherhood.
Ten years after leaving, a woman returns to Ireland and finds her longtime crush now married with children.
In contemporary Denver, a young, married Latina woman wants to terminate her pregnancy and turns to her ex-boyfriend for help.
Triggered by a fellow addict at a group therapy session, a man finds himself on the streets, in search of anything that will help him feel better.
Stuck in a loveless marriage for over forty years, a retired couple moves into a senior living apartment with the renewed promise to work on their marriage. When the opposite turns out to be true, the elderly husband attempts to find new love with a much younger woman who isn't what she seems.
A middle-aged, widowed man realizes his new wife and her brutish brother are slowly taking over his farm.
When her child refuses to take off his Halloween costume because he’s decided that he’s a Mongolian nomad, an ESL teacher in Portland finds herself stuck in an absurd conflict that further strains her suffering marriage.
In the midst of an interplanetary war, two women meet an alien who is hoping to retrieve the body of his dead brother, whom he honors by consuming his remains.
A homeless heroin addict, hiding from a drug cartel, decides to help a herpetologist track down his missing child bride.