How much does my fear of owning this darker voice hinge on a cultural insistence that it’s unhealthy, even unnatural? What if I’m all of it?
Even on my worst day as a writer, I’m closer to the creative life I dreamed of at eighteen than ever before.
New responsibilities clogged up phone lines and changed what used to be lifelines—how were we supposed to maintain our relationships?
When your brain is presented with a scenario, it makes a decision: Does it file this moment away as a unique event, or slot the information into an existing pattern?
I believed I had been nurtured, like a lamb, for one purpose: Mine was to be thin.
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