…House Rules (not to be confused with the Jodi Picoult novel, not that you would), which was really well-received and sort of WHOA, FOR SERIOUS? and everything, but did you ever run across her dad's completely incoherent rebuttal website?
(Worth a look even if this is the first time you've heard about House Rules.)
Let's just say that dredging up the weird apology letters you made your kid write and posting billions of pictures of your family vacations (no true defense in a post-Clark-Griswold society) and being generally beyond hyped-up is not a great way to refute your daughter's suggestion that you're a controlling Crazy McCrazypants with [...]
I lead two lives.
In the first, I’m in love with my boyfriend, Josh, of three and a half years and going strong. We go on road trips to Memphis and Montreal, we explore abandoned hospitals, we’re a writer/photographer duo — he reviews and I shoot concerts, he showers me with rabbit paraphernalia, I send him lyrics that remind me of us.
In the other life, the one I present to my parents, Josh-the-boyfriend doesn’t exist. I go to work, I hang out with friends, I go to concerts, I take pictures and write occasionally, and that’s about it. My parents don’t know about us, and it bothers [...]