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If You Live in New York City, Forced Intimacy Is Part of the Deal

How close living requires us to tune out the noise

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Photo by Pavel Neznanov on Unsplash

Residing in Manhattan necessitates that we accept living with a heightened level of intimacy with family, friends, and strangers. It’s not just living in close quarters with one’s own family that makes us feel we are on top of…




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Laura Friedman Williams

Laura Friedman Williams

Author of AVAILABLE: A Very Honest Account of Life After Divorce (Boro/HarperUK June ‘21; coming in May ‘22 from Harper360). Mom of three, New Yorker.

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