I posted a question on Twitter about unrealistic fantasies. Some of the answers were flippant. Some were funny (“life of crime,” “girl walking around t…
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Note: above is a screenshot from Dolly Alderton’s excellent book, Everything I Know About Love. Below is half a chapter of a novel I’ve been writing, w…
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I know we don’t like Louis C.K. anymore, but one of the most important moments of my life was when I watched his tribute to George Carlin. It was filme…
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According to the NYPD, anti-Asian hate crimes rose 1,900% in New York last year. Influencers post graphics that say “Stop hate crimes against Asian-Ame…
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I took psilocybin for the first time around 1.5 years ago. After that my life changed. A few friends have encouraged me to write about psychedelics bec…
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Sometimes I think that living with me is like being stuck in Groundhog Day because I’m so repetitively excited about things. It’s been snowing multiple…
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You probably already know this, but I love love, and I love love stories. In particular I like unhappy love stories (I always joke that I’m more obsess…
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People like to say that lives on social media look unattainable and perfect, but whenever I see something that’s beautifully curated all I can see is t…
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When I was 8 years old and wearing a cute blue skirt I liked and my dad walked into the living room and joked, “Hey, only skinny girls should wear skir…
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The best thing you can learn from loving someone is how to emulate the best parts of them. I’ve been doing this since I was 16 and borrowing my suppose…
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There’s too much going on all at once: things to do, things to buy, friends to compare yourself to. People getting new jobs, getting engaged, getting m…
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I have spent most of my adult life around people who are used to getting what they want. I don’t mean this in a negative way, necessarily: they’re not …
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