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Half Siblings

The Ethical Sperm Bank: An All-Open Sperm Bank. An Idea Whose Time Has Come

Wendy Kramer | Posted 07.22.2015 | Impact
Wendy Kramer

A cultural phenomenon is growing these days in the world of gamete donation. The voices of the donor-conceived are growing louder and clearer, and the vast majority express that knowing or having known the identity of their donors is better than not knowing.

The 'Ours' Baby: Great Expectations

Heather Leiva | Posted 04.26.2015 | Divorce
Heather Leiva

Can Ours Baby live up to the hype? Are we putting too much pressure on you, nonexistent Ours Baby? You have to know that I want you, regardless of the experiences you bring that I long for. I want you the same way every happy couple wants a baby together, plus a million other reasons that both excite and frighten me.

College Friends Find Out They're Actually Half-Sisters!

Posted 01.28.2014 | Good News

Mikayla Stern-Ellis, 19, and Emily Nappi, 18, realized they had a lot of similarities when they met on Facebook while searching for a roommate at Tula...

What Makes Kids 65% More Likely To Do Drugs

Posted 08.12.2013 | Divorce

According to a new study, teens who have half-siblings with a different father are much more likely to experiment with drugs and sex before they reach...

My Unlikely Valentine

Jordana Horn | Posted 04.23.2013 | Divorce
Jordana Horn

It never occurred to me that I'd find real love in spending Valentine's Day evening in the lobby of a hospital, sitting and waiting for my boys to visit their father, step mom and newly-born little brother

Why I Loved Being an Only Child

Kayley Kravitz | Posted 03.18.2013 | Women
Kayley Kravitz

Being an only child taught me the most valuable skill of all: the ability to be alone. Sure, I had friends growing up, but I was just as content to sit in my bedroom alone, playing with my Playmobil dollhouse as I was to have a friend join me.

PHOTOS: Celebrities With Half-Siblings

Posted 07.19.2012 | Celebrity

Lindsay Lohan's father, Michael Lohan, managed to get his on-again, off-again girlfriend, Kate Major, pregnant. Yes, at 26, Lindsay is about to be...