Reflections on Identity

The Diminishing Value of a Stay-Home Mother After Divorce

My monetary worth on the open market

Age 29, with my first baby

I hate to run, but today, I run. I am angry, the kind of anger that can make a person smash plates or scream with primal rage, and I have nowhere to release it save the ground beneath my feet. I haven’t run since the pandemic forced the…

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Author of AVAILABLE: A Very Honest Account of Life After Divorce (Boro/HarperUK June ‘21; coming in May ‘22 from Harper360). Mom of three, New Yorker.

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Laura Friedman Williams

Laura Friedman Williams

Author of AVAILABLE: A Very Honest Account of Life After Divorce (Boro/HarperUK June ‘21; coming in May ‘22 from Harper360). Mom of three, New Yorker.

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