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Letter to a Stranger

Recently I went back to the community college I graduated from in the spring to talk about a project called “Ban the Bottle” that I had helped lead and to visit my old professors and friends. On my way…

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I Broke Up With My Phone: A Story About Self Care

Self Care.  In social work, we’re all about self-care. When you pour into people everyday, you end up taking on their struggles and traumas. Thus, you end up leaving work at the end of the day completely drained. Nothing…

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The Lunch We’ll Never Have

When I got the text from Nicole, I wasn’t sure if it was true. Neither one of us knew for sure what had actually happened, but my heart sank, I felt sick to my stomach. I went to bed…

Being Your Own Bae

BYOB: Being Your Own Bae

Maybe you’ve always been the person with a significant other and you’ve forgotten what being single is like. Perhaps you’ve never had a significant other and you’re convinced being single is being alone and you’re tired of “being alone.”…