Short stories tagged with Sibling Rivalry

Listing 13 stories.

A Jewish doctor in New York loves his wife but is also a raging drunk. In response to his sustained outbursts, his wife grows distant from him. She accuses his five brothers for enabling his self-destructive behavior, leading to a reckoning about intergenerational trauma and familial pain.

An African American mother prepares dinner with her shy daughter as they wait for her other daughter, an educated graduate trying to embrace her African roots, to arrive. In a tense reunion, the educated daughter's newfound identity and ideals clash with the family's established lifestyle.

When her son is diagnosed with a rare form of cancer, a woman on a job in England must find her way home and balance her work in architecture and life with her family in Chicago.

A young girl feels under-appreciated and left out during a family trip to Italy when her older sister and their college-age babysitter engage in a romantic affair.

A middle-aged man begins a sexual relationship with his younger brother's wife after his brother kills three people in a car crash and checks into a psychiatric ward.

Mourning the death of their brother, two sisters bring back his ghost by inflicting cruel pranks on each other.

After a falling out with his government agent brother, Sherlock Holmes confides in Watson about a confidential government program that abuses advanced cyber-technology to retain innocent minors.

A young Chinese girl gets possessed by Jesus and her "stigmata" shocks her entire village.

A man slowly goes insane when he suspects that his neighbor knows his deepest secret.

A bright teenager is forced to spend his summer at work back home in an Australian coastal town after his mother loses her job. When he finds a mysterious cache of objects that seagulls have stolen from people's futures, things start to take a turn for the better.