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Living in the epicenter of the country’s coronavirus outbreak has put a strain on my marriage in ways I never could have predicted. For two fiercely independent people, living and working out of our small New York apartment is far from ideal. But self-isolating together has forced us to communicate in ways we never have before.

When my plants wither, it feels like a reflection of my own setbacks

Taking care of myself and my plants can be an uphill battle

Kate not Katie: Why I dropped the ‘i’ in my name

As I got older, my name started to feel like a too-small sweater

My parents’ divorce stopped me from being the kid I wanted to be. Here’s how I healed.

I realized every family has their own story, and this is mine