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HUMOR

He died as he lived: Disobeying his wife and riding motorcycles

illustration by author


When my physical voice failed, I had to learn that I deserve to be heard

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This Is Us

My mother seemed to think you could catch being upper class, like it was a cold

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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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Lived Through This

Two years ago, my husband of 18 years took his life. I’m still coming to terms with why.

Photo courtesy of the author.


This Is Us

How can I ever be an adequate contributor to this family if I can’t even buy a damn dishwasher?

Illustrations by Edith Zimmerman


Lived Through This

I owe my new life to my Marine husband’s hideous death

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Fiction

We expressed our feelings through food — until we didn’t

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This Is Us

A conversation might sound one-sided, but there’s more beneath the surface than you’d think

A photo of a woman leaning against a wall as a man looks back at her from the corner.
A photo of a woman leaning against a wall as a man looks back at her from the corner.
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Human Parts

A publication from Medium about humanity: yours, mine, and ours.

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