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Broken People

I realized – or rather, remembered again – that broken people have a tendency to attract other broken people. We find them. We become friends with them. We fall in love with them. And I think I’m okay with that. … Continue reading

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Pretty

She looked away from the mirror and back at him.┬áThat was it, wasn’t it? He arched an eyebrow at her. “Figure out what’s wrong?” She bit her lip. “I don’t feel pretty.” “Really?” His words were smooth as satin. “Is … Continue reading

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Wanting

Relationships are confusing as fuck. And I might have a problem – I’m finding that I want what I don’t have, and once I have it, I don’t want it anymore. Or rather, I don’t want all the complications that … Continue reading

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A Dad-Shaped Hole

I have a dad-shaped hole. And I am angry about it. I realized this in therapy today. My therapist and I were talking about anger – what I’m angry about, how I express it (or don’t), and how I can … Continue reading

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Not Ready

He says he’s not ready. Doesn’t know when he’ll be ready. Doesn’t know if it’ll be weeks, months… or years. I want to scream, “Why? Why aren’t you ready?” Why aren’t you ready to love me? You say that you … Continue reading

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Replay

My mind’s been replaying. Flashbacks of things that have happened before. Flashbacks of being sexually harassed when I was in fourth grade, and again before my junior year of college. Flashbacks of the time I almost committed suicide in high … Continue reading

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