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Did I grow up too fast?

I spent the weekend hosting some prospective students for a department program.  When I was done with that, I decided to skip my friends’ housewarming party and instead curled up on the couch and read.  It was a nice night.  … Continue reading

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 Write it down

I had my final session with Jenny (my therapist) yesterday.  I was feeling really sad about it because she was my very first therapist, and I’ve been seeing her for 6 months.  She has helped me so much over the … Continue reading

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Do I repel people?

So I’m still feeling lonely and completely unwanted by everyone, and it’s just getting worse each day.  I guess I had hoped that once I faced it and made myself extra self-aware, the problem would just disappear, but nope.  I’m … Continue reading

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After the storm

I’m having a nervous breakdown. I know that’s not the correct medical term for it, but what else are you supposed to call something like this?  This isn’t the first time I’ve had one, but it’s the first time I’ve … Continue reading

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Powering through

This is just going to be a quick one because I feel a downward spiral coming on and I don’t want to write at all but I haven’t in a long time, and I’m not sure when I’ll be able … Continue reading

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Writing fiction scares me

It’s been three and a half years since I’ve written fiction. I took an advanced fiction writing class my senior year of undergrad that wasn’t a pleasant experience. Each student was required to submit 2 pieces for critique that semester, … Continue reading

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Like a beautiful weeping willow, I am spreading my branches

I mentioned last week that I was trying some new things to kick-start myself out of my depression. It was slow-moving at first. I was just going through the motions without really feeling really feeling refreshed, and I felt like … Continue reading

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