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Triple A

Asian. Adoptee. Actor.

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Anniversary

When my husband and I got married, we weren’t thinking clearly. That Christmas, we woke up on an air mattress in his sister’s living room in Ohio, and I turned to him and said, “Want to get married?” He blinked, and nodded. We’d discussed marriage previously, from multiple vantage points. Both of us have been […]

Tucked In

My 13-year-old stepdaughter still likes to be tucked in. A couple years ago, I would twinge with impatience at her request – hadn’t she passed this stage? Her dad would usually comply, but the long sessions of reading then talking then his inevitable falling asleep seemed indulgent. Maybe even leaning toward a co-dependence that would […]