BREAKUP SEX

Sex can be a vital language for two people who have run out of words, or for whom words are cheap and ineffective, unable to capture the wealth of tangled emotion still living in their chests.

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This Is Not a Normal Work Week

Is your mind racing while you try to focus on a task you’d find simple on any other day? That’s because you just witnessed an attempted coup.

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ASK ELLA: Are Herpes Jokes Ever Funny?

It’s 2020 and SNL is still writing sketches about a nightmare ex-boyfriend who takes “fistfuls of Valtrex just to get out of bed in the morning.”

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How Getting Herpes Prepared Me For The COVID-19 Pandemic

Viruses do not care who we are. Viruses do not exist to exact karmic punishment. They are not agents of destiny or markers of character. They are not concerned with our petty human stories about who matters and who doesn’t. To COVID-19, we are just bodies.

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An Anxious Writer Joins Patreon

My dream in life is to be able to support myself with my writing. I do not know if that day will ever come, not because of my talent, or my voice, or my courage, but because I am garbage at email.

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