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Things I Learned From You

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I learnt that being myself was okay. It was enough. I could be my own person and still be liked, adored and even loved. I could be whoever I wanted to be. You were bold enough to be true to yourself, and so could I. We could hold hands walking down the street, sit outside …

My Very Own ‘Mean Girls’

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Some girls in my school tried to make Mean Girls happen. They wanted to be the Mean Girls. They experienced joy from recreating Mean Girl moments through manipulation and back-stabbing. I was part of them for a time. I was a bit of a Cady. They were also a group of three; I was number …

Ghosted By My Best Friend

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Originally I didn’t like her. She was always walking around the store – which partly was due to her job of dressing the mannequins and shop windows. You could hear her coming, laughter always following her and coming from her. Everybody paid her attention, whether that was with a cheery hello or a giggle at …

Choosing the Nice Guy

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Mostly I have turned to the bad guy. The bad guy who excited me. The bad guy who gave me a thrill. The bad guy who I thought would change for me. He was a sexy adrenaline rush. One you would initially feel good about. One you would end up feeling bad about. The bad …

Make It Magic

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I don’t want to celebrate that it’s the end of the week. I don’t want to live for the weekend. I don’t want to hate Mondays. I want to celebrate every single day. I want each day to be a mixture of work and pleasure. Personally, I’m not entirely sure that I believe in “Love …