Jennifer Coburn is a published author and a full-grown adult. She has a 14 year-old daughter named Katie. Katie just broke up with her boyfriend. How do we know? Because Jennifer Coburn told us all. Thanks, mom.
Katie reportedly handled the breakup well. Not so for Jennifer, who took the whole thing so hard that she suffered an emotional breakdown severe enough to cause her to take one of the most self-destructive actions in the world: writing a personal essay for Salon.com. Teenage daughter having a hard time in her personal life? Write an essay about it for the entire internet to read! It's Parenting 101.