Annual Atonement with Some Help from a Friend and a Fresca

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Reflections on Identity

Her Loss, my gain

Reflections on Identity

When it’s hard for men to embrace fatherhood as a full-time role

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Reflections on Identity

Leaving kids at college, leaving marriages, losing spouses

One last selfie, day before college drop-off

Reflections on Identity

On how whittling my household from five to four to three to two really feels

Sunset over the Catskill Mountains, taken from my living room

Reflections on Identity

The threshold between the life you had and the life you could have

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The ritual is strangely comforting

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Reflections on Identity

What it feels to lose a father to one, then a husband to another

Hopeful and joyful on my wedding day, May 1996

Lived Through This

Rising and falling, over and over and over again

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Reflections on Identity

Looking out, to find out what is within

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Laura Friedman Williams

Author of AVAILABLE: A Memoir of Sex & Dating After a Marriage Ends (Boro/HarperUK June ‘21).

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