Study Guide

Hard Love Characters

By Ellen Wittlinger

John F. Galardi Jr.

Our leading guy and guide to all things zines and divorced parents isn't the world's most open...

Marisol Guzman

Self-proclaimed "Puerto Rican Cuban Yankee Cambridge, Massachusetts, rich spoiled lesbian...

Brian Cookson

Loyal, optimistic, and constantly in love, Brian isn't exactly the type of guy we'd picture John...

Diana (Crab)Tree

For a person who calls her zine No Regrets, you'd think Diana hadn't made any mistakes in life....

Anne Van Esterhausen

We're just going to come right out and say it: John's mom, Anne, is hard to like. Phew. It's good...

John F. Galardi Sr.

John's dad isn't going to win any prizes for "World's Best Dad" anytime soon. In fact, he tries...

Birdie Gates

Marisol's gay BFF and so called "most trusted confidante" (4.32) isn't around much, but we see...