From this: Be patient with yourself, and don’t worry if a switch doesn’t flip in you which abruptly takes you from “crippling self-doubt” to “uncompromising self-love.” Allow yourself all the trepidation and clumsy, uneven infatuation that you would with a promising stranger. Try only to be kinder, to be softer, and to remember all of […]

the other side

Because I’m being bombarded with messages about how important it is to be open and vulnerable, I’m here to confess that when I’m depressed I usually reject help from my friends. Turns out that I’m probably hurting their feelings, so that’s another lovely side effect. I know this because someone’s not letting me in right […]