Every event is a numerator of 1. The summation of everything you’ve lived through is the denominator.
I ignored that loss, never grieved someone whose existence I never acknowledged.
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“You have an open door, but don’t let people in”
A list of 35 “lessons” from a twenty-something.
Dedicated to the friend who inspired this post.
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