Human Parts
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Human Parts

This Is Us

Quarantine Has Forced Me to Confront How Little I Care About Myself

My sustained lack of motivation has forced me to question what that motivation was made of in the first place

Photo: milos-kreckovic/Getty Images

There are no unknowns when I step out of bed. I will enjoy my first sip of coffee. I will comb through emails I don’t care…



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Emily J. Smith

Writer and founder of Chorus, the matchmaking app where friends swipe for friends. More at (or