Outside the Lie

Looking up at trees, and their leaves, which are very green.
This visual is going to make a lot more sense later on. Photo by Ed van duijn on Unsplash

A few weeks ago, I found myself in therapy, processing my daughter’s birthday party. The party happened a few days after the overturn of Roe v. Wade, and either for that reason, or because my husband did pre-school pick-ups and drop-offs, my daughter’s classmates all showed up to the party with their fathers rather than their…

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Jude Ellison S. Doyle

Jude Ellison S. Doyle

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Author of “Trainwreck” (Melville House, ‘16) and “Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers” (Melville House, ‘19). Columns published far and wide across the Internet.