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Prompt: When I Knew It Was Over

This prompt originates from this list. Write about when you knew it was over. It was fourth grade and I was friends with a girl named Beatrice. We sat together in homeroom and for some classes because those were our assigned seats. Each student was allowed to store their books and pencil cases in their…… Continue reading Prompt: When I Knew It Was Over

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Prompt: Letter To An Old Friend

This prompt originates from this list. Write a letter to an old friend or lover that you’ll never send. Dear Rosario, It’s been a long time. The last time I heard from you was on Facebook when you sent me a friend request. You also messaged me with something along the lines of, “Hey, I…… Continue reading Prompt: Letter To An Old Friend

anxiety · friendship · life · social anxiety

Best Friends Forever

The eternal vow of “best friends forever” is definitely one I have sworn before to the very last best friend I had years ago. I intended to stay true to the promise, and perhaps L did as well. We met in 3rd grade. The first interaction I had with her was seeing her and smiling…… Continue reading Best Friends Forever

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Life Goes On

So unlike the previous year when I voluntarily left my job at the medical office, this time doing the same thing for different reasons affects me differently. Last year, I plunged headfirst into a depression after my leaving from the medical office. I had some relief from no longer having to be at that specific…… Continue reading Life Goes On

anxiety · friendship · social anxiety

Being Bad At Friendships

I saw my friend Annelise for the first time in a long time on Friday. We had a falling out last year that lasted for a day before we made up with each other, but the argument itself made me start to reevaluate my friendship with her. I perceived that I depended on her too much…… Continue reading Being Bad At Friendships

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We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together

My friendship with Annelise has officially come to a close. The weight of my culpability and the guilt I feel over the situation hangs over me heavily. Basically, I fucked up and I know it. Mixed in is a torrid of other emotions. Shame, reluctance, anger, pride, sadness, regret. Anyone reading this should be advised…… Continue reading We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together