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What I learned from living with my boyfriend for six months

Every night I went to sleep over the past several years, I’ve pictured variations of the same fantasy in my head. It’s embarrassingly domestic and boring of me, because I wish I had more interesting fantasies than this, and because it’s embarrassing to admit how cheesy and in love I am — but I’d imagine… Read More What I learned from living with my boyfriend for six months

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Grandpa

My grandpa is 92 years old, and he still has the sharpest memory of almost anyone I know. He loves to tell stories, and one of his favorites is how he used to take care of my Auntie Nora when she was a baby. When he was only a pre-teen, he left his hometown of… Read More Grandpa

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What I learned from my three-year long distance relationship

After three whole years spent living in different apartments, cities, then landmasses, I’m finally nearing the end of the long distance chapter of my relationship. Finally. My partner Nate and I met in college in December 2013 (we say “partner” because we’re ~mature adults~ and equals). After I sat next to him in class and… Read More What I learned from my three-year long distance relationship

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Being a grownup

Despite going to one of the most highly-ranked party schools on virtually every list online, I was never much of a party animal in college. My ‘going out’ phase hit me later, after I spent a year with no friends, living with my family after I graduated. Since I moved to Guam, I’ve spent almost… Read More Being a grownup