You never really feel alone until you’ve been sitting in your car for several hours, listening to your own breathing. She’s at her mom’s house, sleeping in our old bed, cuddled with our little cat. 315 more words
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This article, by Elisha Kiriel Carter, is the first in our guest writers series.
When I was child of about eleven or twelve, deep in the throes of the excruciatingly awkward phase now deemed “tween,” I was staying with a family friend who was pregnant with her second child. 1,474 more words
“If you’re getting married in your 20’s, you’re WAY too young.”
This instantly became the most commonly heard reply after announcing my engagement. Along with, “You’re naive”, “You’re an idiot”, “What’s the rush?” and “Oh don’t worry, when you get divorced at 30, 30 year old divorcees are the hottest to hook up with in the club.” 1,509 more words
We all have this idea of how our life will turn out, and when it doesn’t turn out that way it’s pretty scary shit. Maybe you thought you’d retire by 55 but had to wait until you were 70. 1,125 more words