Erin Margolin

I'm a writer with manipulative seven-year-old twin girls plus an 18-month old daughter. I'm the Co-Founder of The Gay Dad Project. I'm a bookworm,  & Kendall-Jackson Chardonnay addict. Writing is my calling, the thing I must do. I write a lot about my life, raising my daughters, what it's like to have a gay dad, and my bouts with depression & anxiety. Sylvia Plath once said, "I write because there is a voice inside me that will not be still." And that's how I feel.

How I Knew I Chose the Right One

My belly sloshes, full of too many bright-red, sticky sweet hurricanes. Orange slices teetering on the edge of the glass and Maraschino cherries stabbed on a tiny plastic sword. Pat O’s serves them in a tall glass I get to take home with me. I save it and fill it with trinkets and Mardi Gras beads, a plastic flower from the St. Patrick’s Day parade last year. ...more

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