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Lived Through This

We all need a witness, even in our darkest moments

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This Is Us

When I revealed deeply personal details of my life in my memoir, my friendships changed in ways I never expected

Closeup of a woman’s face with a pensive expression.
Closeup of a woman’s face with a pensive expression.
Photo: Shane Gorski via Flickr/CC BY-ND 2.0


Humans 101

My friendship failures taught me something important about marriage

Photo: Kevin Doncaster/flickr


Fiction

The Quarantine Diaries, Part One

A watercolor style photograph of a city skyline.
A watercolor style photograph of a city skyline.
Photo courtesy of the author.


Fiction

The Quarantine Diaries, Part Two

Orange and white cat sitting comfortably on a giant dark grey bean bag.
Orange and white cat sitting comfortably on a giant dark grey bean bag.


Fiction

The Quarantine Diaries, Part Five

Dark empty city street at night, save for a lone dark figure.
Dark empty city street at night, save for a lone dark figure.
Image courtesy of the author


Fiction

The Quarantine Diaries, Part Six

A slightly filtered image of a small neighborhood street in Japan.
A slightly filtered image of a small neighborhood street in Japan.
Photo courtesy of the author


This Is Us

Why creatives are richer than they realize

Woman holding a wrapped present in her arms.
Woman holding a wrapped present in her arms.
Photo: Kira auf der Heide/Unsplash


This Is Us

Quarantine has me longing for an intimacy I didn’t know I missed

Low section of female friends applying nail polish while sitting on carpet at home.
Low section of female friends applying nail polish while sitting on carpet at home.
Photo: Klaus Vedfelt/Getty Images


Humans 101

Not everyone is here for a lifetime

Photo of a woman walking away, her shadow at the center.
Photo of a woman walking away, her shadow at the center.
Photo: Martino Pietropoli/Unsplash

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