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Journal: Permanent Ink

2018 has been nothing short of pivotal; it brought me to 25 and all its cliche of a quarter life crisis. I’ve been redefining what “love” means to me, finding and losing bits of it in people/places/things until I realized I had to build myself up. I’ve been staring stress directly in the eye, at…

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REVIEW: Halloween 2018

Part of the reason for a late entry behind the slew of reviews for the recently released Halloween (2018) is because I was partial to the idea of seeing the film multiple times before I found it necessary. And see it multiple times, I did. Twice, to be exact. I would have watched a third time, but…

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freedom feels

freedom feels like a cool summer night, being cradled by the warm, woven fabric of a hammock, secured in its hold with quick sips of a brisk wine cooler. it feels like the rush of a crisp, autumn breeze, grazing the skin of your fingers as you playfully lay a hand out the window of…

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The Pattern

There’s a huge difference between carrying your burdens into new relationships and dating retrospectively. The former implies zero growth while the latter implies the opposite. If you can be open to future experiences and navigate them with lessons you’ve learned from the past, chances are you can probably save your self some time–and heartbreak. As…

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“Thank U, Next”

It’s so common to think negatively in hindsight about the people we’ve dated. This is due in part to the fact that most breakups don’t seem to happen amicably; there’s always lingering tension, awkwardness, and even vengeance. Closure beyond that is usually hard to come by, and imaginably more so if you’re the world’s biggest…

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Welcome (Back)

I spent one hour, twelve minutes and thirty-six seconds to figure out how to reintroduce myself to an audience that barely knows me. That is, until I just figured why not be as transparent as humanly possible. I missed writing for myself and for those who cared to read my words, but I didn’t know…

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