To all the Para-kin families, blended families and step-families, we are soliciting stories, anecdotes, articles or essays to share for publication. If you are or have that special p-mom, p-dad in your family or you are ... Read More about Share your Para-kin stories
"Kinship is the most universal and basic of all human relationships and is based on ties of blood, marriage, or adoption. There are two basic kinds of kinship ties: those based on blood ties that trace descent and those ... Read More about What is Kinship?
I read your article yesterday and I had to write. I had love, joy and honor with PK. His daughter, who I met 23 years before, treated me like a newcomer, the day he died. Hurt? You bet, but in the end, it is about a ... Read More about P-spouse right to the end.
This concept of family inclusion is so necessary that I want to share my experience. I spent 49 years in a close relationship with my stepdad. More time with him than his children, which was sad. They loved him but life ... Read More about This concept so hits home.
Para-kin.. What is it? So many folks are asking questions so here is a short synopsis. They are new terms which are foreign and strange sounding, pretty much like Ms. was in the fifties. But look at "Ms" now. It’s on every ... Read More about So many questions… only one answer!
Some partners are asked that regularly. Folks often jump to the conclusion that "it must have been a horrible divorce the first time around." or they hear, "he was taken to the cleaners by his first wife." Truth is, for ... Read More about So why don’t you guys just get married