Paula Carter – Lessons in Almost-Motherhood

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When Paula met James, she made clear that she was not signing up to be a mother to his two young children. But years later, after slowly falling in love, leaving them behind is one of the hardest things she’s ever had to do.
Paula Carter’s essays appear in The Southern Review, The Rumpus, The Kenyon Review, and Salon, where a version of this story originally appeared. She is at work on a collection of short essays and stories that explore non-traditional motherhood.
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