A tale of elementary school crushes, 80s pop music, and heartbreak, with bonus “awkward phase” photo.
Often I think that I act out of fear in every step I take. Fear of rejection has shaped the person I am today, starting with my biological father (aka the Sperm Donor) and moving on through my classmates at school, my unrequited crushes, and even in sharing my opinions for fear of being shunned. […]
I can remember my tenth birthday… walking through the Thriftway grocery store as Mom and Dad did the food shopping and thinking about how cool it was that I was a whole decade old. I’ve lived almost three more of that girl’s lifetimes since then. I wonder whether I’ve been through too much, or not […]