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Kim McLarin is the author of three novels and the memoir Divorce Dog: Men, Motherhood and Midlife. She is an associate professor in the department of Writing, Literature and Publishing at Emerson College.
The Obamas are the rare First Family to leave the White House stronger than when they arrived—never victims, even when hatefully victimized. Is it too late for the rest of us to learn how?
Not everyone who breaks your heart is a monster. And not everyone who wounds you deserves to be wounded in return.