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Consent

Recently, a friend confided in me that her “boyfriend” had been pressuring her to do sexual acts she wasn’t comfortable with. Now it might sound ridiculous to some, but she felt guilty about what had happened, and didn’t want to … Continue reading

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Still Single

I slowly walk back toward your seat and wrap my arms around your neck, letting my hands glide across your chest and arms. I hug you and let my head fall into the fluff that is your hair. I sniff … Continue reading

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Beach Date

When you hear the words “beach date”, you imagine a couple walking along the sand holding hands. But there was no hand-holding. Instead, I was clambering behind him on jagged rock trying not to fall. The thought of injury flashed … Continue reading

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Top of the Mountain

Every so often, you feel like you can conquer the world. No goal is unattainable, no obstacle is too arduous. You walk confidently, with your head held high and shoulders thrown back. You meet everyone’s eye and greet them with … Continue reading

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Changing Perspective

Anxiety and stress still affect me, but not as strongly as before. I had a nightmare last night, and woke up in a panic. But after thinking about it, I was able to diagnose what had been worrying me. It’s easier to … Continue reading

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From Both Sides

Since I was talking to my friend the other day, I’ve had some realizations. It really helped to talk to someone who was close to Mr. Swing and could give me some insight. Previously, I wanted to look at him … Continue reading

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Accomplishments

Sometimes it can be too easy to get all caught up in someone or something. To become focused on all the things that we didn’t get, or how things didn’t go the way we planned. When we do this, we … Continue reading

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