Gail Rosenblum | Star Tribune
Columnist | Metro

Gail Rosenblum covers trends, social issues and the complexities of human relationships. Author of "A Hundred Lives Since Then: Essays on Motherhood, Marriage, Mortality and More."


Rosenblum: Twin Cities support group helps men overcome 'bad choices'

Volunteer facilitators help members become better men.


Rosenblum: Minnesota therapist believed sex offenders were 'very treatable'

Bill Seabloom, who died in January, provided a rare voice of compassion in the debate.


Essay contest can win you a parent-free trip to Minnesota's BWCA

Hey, high schoolers: Want to give up your cellphone and laptop? Want to get wet and dirty? OK, want to get away from your parents…


In seven minutes on the train, a memorable connection

Maybe an occasional break — to look right at a real person — is a solution to our universal happiness drought.


At fashion show, NFL players' wives styling for a cause

The show benefited the Women's Foundation of Minnesota and featured about 40 wives of coaches and current and former NFL players.


The link between stepkids and divorce — and how you can beat the odds

January is "divorce month." While the usual suspects play a key role, another is right up there: kids.


A grieving son's Christmas card reaches parents — at Fort Snelling Cemetery

Special delivery by kind employee warms the heart of sender still missing his folks.


Founding director of Twin Cities nonprofit explains why 'We're All Criminals'

Honesty and humility fill new book with people's stories about criminality.


Rosenblum: My New Year's resolution is to fail more and apologize less

A "failure résumé" sounds like a great idea.


Star Tribune columnist Gail Rosenblum's favorite 2017 stories

Gift wrap from weeks of celebrations has been tossed. Our house is in relatively good order. Traffic to work remains temporarily (and blessedly) light. It’s…