The Meaning of Life for Adult Children of Divorce

We asked adult children of divorce to share moments from their life that express what makes it meaningful to them. We aim to provide solidarity and connections to a generation struggling with divorce rates.

Life talks with Dad

Here I talk with my dad and ask him about love, life, marriage, divorce, obstacles and much more.

What Gives Life Meaning?

Selah Flores interviews her father “F” about what gives life meaning.


Pamela Anderson who is 60 years old is my mom talking about her and my dad's divorce

Makenna Givens and Sharon Totaro

Makenna Givens (18) talks with her grandma, Sharon Totaro (82) about her life. Specifically, raising kids on her own, losses of loved ones, and her mental health struggles.

What Gives Life Meaning?

Sabrina M (21) interviews mother Brenda M (49) about how she found meaning in life among unstable family dynamics, showing that love prevails.

Elizabeth Walsh and Brian Kawczynski

One Small Step conversation partners Elizabeth "Betsy" Walsh (61) and Brian Kawczynski (42) share stories from their upbringing, discuss the unhoused population and the complexity of legalizing marijuana.

Thomas Barlow and John Amoroso

One Small Step partners Thomas "Tom" Barlow (39) and John Amoroso (45) share their challenges being divorced fathers of daughters, and their learning process around the changing language and mores regarding sexual orientation and gender identity.

Gina Ginsberg & Scott Acord

Gina was a stay-at-home mom when her marriage fell apart and she divorced her husband. She struggled to find a job and in the process lost her home and had to move into her father's basement. It was tough but...

Discovering the Bling in Life with Francesca DiGiovanni and Susan Pescatore!

Francesca (15) interviews her Aunt Susie (52) on December 5, 2022 about their childhoods and how their lives have changed as the years go by. They discuss the difference in how they both grew up and their wishes for the...