When Bad Things Happened to Me, I Didn’t Have the Luxury of Becoming Bitter

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I don’t know how you’ve kept from becoming a hard, bitter person with what you’ve gone through, the comment reads.  It takes me a second to orient to what aspect of my history they’re talking about. In this case, it’s in response to an essay I wrote about a common bargain I made re: religion in my adolescence,  » Read more

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