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I can’t help but mourn a life I’m yet to live

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THIS IS US

I’ve always assumed the right to change my body. With the fall of Roe v. Wade, my daughter won’t have that right.

One of many possible futures. Photo by Bigjom Jom on Shutterstock.

THIS IS US

Why I’m happier when I’m prioritizing my marriage and my hobbies over my career ambitions

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This Is Us

The rhetoric is that sex workers need to be saved from exploitation. But sex work is precisely what protected me from it.

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This Is Us

I understood, even as a young girl, that I was much too much.

Alabama searching for shells on a barrier island, being perfect. Photo by author.

EXPRESS YOURSELF

You never know when you’ll find the encouragement you needed

Photos courtesy of MelissaShook.com

This Is Us

On the twee language of pregnancy and motherhood

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