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Human Parts

This Is Us

I’m Too Old to Write About My Life

I used to be known for personal writing. Now I can’t bear it.

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I’ve recently had a revelation that should have been obvious but for some reason wasn’t; the older you get, the less charming it is to tell stories about yourself.




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Meghan Daum

Meghan Daum

Weekly blogger for Medium. Host of @TheUnspeakPod. Author of six books, including The Problem With Everything.

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