Human Parts
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Human Parts


The Slow Burn of an Empty Nest

When there’s more than one

Photo by Mohan Moolepetlu on Unsplash

“I don’t want them to go. Seriously. I love them to death. But once they are gone, won’t it be kind of nice to have fewer complications, fewer interruptions?”

These are the things you say before they go, before they’re gone.




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Kristen Tsetsi

Kristen Tsetsi

Author of the post-Roe v. Wade novel THE AGE OF THE CHILD| Former adj. prof, journo, cab driver, etc. | Co-host, |

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