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On Community, Hope, Fear, and Responsibility

I get to ask people to meet my needs, and to be better to me. I get to ask once, or twice, in good faith – in good faith because I deserve to trust people, to practice trusting people, to … Continue reading

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If hope

If hope is too far out of reach, aim for peace instead.

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Things to Remember While Dating

If they wanted to, they would. And if they didn’t want to, they wouldn’t. This goes for: making plans with concrete date/time/place, reaching out and (re)connecting, taking initiative to message, how enthusiastic their messages are, basically everything. How people express interest … Continue reading

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Resolutions for 2019

My practice of writing resolutions (see 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018) has been completely invaluable to me. That said, I normally write this on December 30th, and this year, I was a little delayed due to feeling a little low. A few … Continue reading

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Rejection is a Gift – Appreciate It!

Ah, rejection! It keeps you on your toes unlike anything else. I was recently sent a “thanks but no thanks; I don’t see it working out; etc etc so long farewell auf wiedersehn aideu” from someone I liked. And, it’s … Continue reading

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worth it

i think i started to fall in love with the idea of love because of books. reading. the way stories wrote out that feeling. that sense of truth. sharedness. the faith in a moment. that it meant something – the … Continue reading

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20 Reasons to Date Again

I turn 28 this year.  Almost exactly a year ago, I wrote a piece called 20 Reasons to Not Date Until 30. As I wrote this piece, I laughed, seeing the date of publication on that earlier piece: April 26, … Continue reading

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Things I Learned After Being Dumped

So much of how we heal after great pain depends on where we were in our lives  when the painful incident happened. For this reason, the healing process looks different for everyone. None of this is universal; not every person … Continue reading

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Truth – Rhymes With Ruth

Introduction: This piece is one in a chronological series, set in a universe. Feel free to find the others here, and to browse through any companion piece, set in the same universe.  Witches 1. Three Frenemies 2. Fall Coven Meet 3. BeingLovedAgain 4. The Fourth Witch 6. The Three … Continue reading

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Love in the Time of Queer Death

***I publish from time to time through Nuance, a publication featuring writings by first gen, second gen immigrant youth in Toronto. Nuance is a platform hosted on Medium. Recently, Medium reached out to Nuance  to feature the following piece on their homepage.  … Continue reading

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