Human Parts
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Human Parts

The Uncertainty of Motherhood When You’re the 37-Year-Old Fun Single Aunt

Oscillating between two universes

Big shoutout to all my friends’ kids who have ended up on my dating profiles.

Every five years or so, when I am home in Houston for the holidays, I declare the need for a nostalgia deep-dive — excavating several large, plastic time capsules that reside in the back of my dad’s sprawling art studio; tangible reminders, poignant remainders of early life.

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Sara K. Runnels

Sara K. Runnels

Copywriter by day. Humor writer by night. Exhausted by afternoon. @omgskr / sararunnels.com

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