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Divorce

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I didn’t want to admit it, but prayer seemed to work

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This Is Us

After my trust was abused in my marriage, I learned to trust myself

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Suspicion is the companion of mean souls and the bane of all good society. —Thomas Paine


This Is Us

Instead of cheating, I decided to make myself into more of what I desired

Person’s hands holding a lit match.
Person’s hands holding a lit match.
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It was true — but since when does anything real bear so much repeating?

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After the split, I found myself looking back on my life — and looking forward to who I’m becoming

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On honoring your own feelings rather than society’s expectations

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On the impermanence of home, and what happens when we lose it

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Nothing was wrong, but it wasn’t worth saving, either

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When my plants thrived, the weight of my own grief began to lift

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Not Another First Time Story

A tribute to the first stepdad I didn’t hate

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