You're not as weird as you think

You're not as weird as you think

And that’s why it’s so often our partners, once we feel secure enough in their affection to let the facade we show the world crack and fall away, get to call us crazy. They’ve seen beyond the curated Instagram feed, the neatly formatted resume, the slick portfolio, or immaculate make-up. 

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Leaving and being gone

Leaving and being gone

Sometimes we adore people because they let us escape what we fear, whether that’s a grotty little student flat, or our selves. But we have to face it some day. 

What follows is now: a time when I’ve put enough distance between then and now for that to simply be a story that I can finally write about, that I can tame by turning it into words.

 It was real once. Now it’s just a story, a memory, a thing that happened to a person who wasn’t who I am now.  But I’m glad I left. At long last, that’s finally true.

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