Brought to you by Haven Life Insurance Agency I look back on my twenties fondly. A time where I was flat broke and could make $50 stretch for a mile, and yet always had enough money for weeknight drinks and...
Art by Megan Galante (@megangalante) Note: This article mentions ideas involving self-harm and suicide. If you, or someone you know, are considering self-harm or suicide, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1.800.273.TALK (8255) or reach out to the Crisis Text...
Image Courtesy of @raquelbenedict.ai on Instagram I wouldn’t say I’m exactly a picture of positive habits. I bite my nails and buy $5 americanos. I’m clumsy and forgetful, and regularly skip breakfast in favor of rushing to work at 7...
“Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift.” – Bil Keane I’m writing this essay two days before my youngest turns three. She is the living embodiment of how fleeting each day can be. Sometimes...
I don’t remember the first time I masturbated. Maybe the shame and secrecy that shrouded masturbating shoved those memories into a dark corner of my brain. I vaguely recall it involved Days of Our Lives fan fiction—a story about...
Photo by Sara x Phil for Christy Dawn If you’ve been paying any attention at all through any portion of your adult life, you’ve heard all the experts weigh in on the importance of rest.Neuroscientists tell us brains deprived of...
As previously seen on Wit & Delight Well, let’s start from the beginning. It was spring of 2015 when I woke up with acute pain on my right side, concentrated in my upper back and head. It didn’t happen overnight, I...
Photo by Joanna Skrzypczak Do you ever look back on a previous version of yourself—that person who was so very young or naive or blissfully unaware that everything was about to change?One of my most vivid memories like this is...
There are a few stories I am embarrassed to tell. And (just about) all of them are about my sexuality as a woman. The patriarchy has led me to believe, for a very long time, that the body of a...
Photo by Anne Nygård on Unsplash I spent a lot of my thirty-first year on earth crying about my skin. Yes, you’re reading that right: thirty-one, not thirteen, seventeen, or even twenty, when skin woes are presumed to be...
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