A selection of Sunny’s articles and essays on love and relationships. Published in The Washington Post, The New York Times, Off Assignment, and elsewhere.
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The New York Times
My stepfather’s voice came loud and clear over the whir of the wood splitter he was working 50 feet away.
“What in the hell is all that wailing?”
Only a moment before...
The Washington Post
Managing a neurological condition and an autoimmune disorder is exhausting. So it feels almost impossible for me to imagine motherhood.
Jordan might not immediately strike travellers as a hotspot for a romantic getaway, but it should. The warm hospitality, exquisite sunsets, endless outdoor adventures and otherworldly landscapes create a magical setting for making memories with your other half.
Sunny Fitzgerald was the only female journalist reporting on a 44-day trek across Jordan. Among the all-male crew of hikers and staff, slogging through desert dunes and whipped by the wind, she did not expect to fall in love.
Some say Jordan’s ancient city of Petra is a spiritual gateway. Here’s what happened when I unknowingly stumbled into it.