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note to self: i’ll be there for you, always

written june 6, 2021. Photo by Kristine Cinate on Unsplash I have always looked for myself in other people. I think the idea was that they would somehow hold the pieces of me that I felt were missing. That maybe, if I wrapped my identity up in theirs enough, we would somehow make a whole person. It's not healthy to live like this, but I did it anyway — burning through relationships and searching for something I couldn't quite name. It was never enough, not to be myself, but it was never enough to latch my identity to other people, either. I got close, several times — I thought I had reached the pinnacle of self discovery. I thought I had completed myself. But in the end, relying on other people to help build yourself is never a viable way to do things. It's only recently that I've started to become comfortable with the idea of being enough, as I am, on my own. Several years ago, in this same position, I would have searched for another person to attach my identity onto,

Beautiful People - July Edition

Hi all! It's that time again--Beautiful People is here!

Beautiful People is a blog meme for writers hosted by Cait @ Notebook Sisters and myself. It's designed for you to get to know your characters!

The way this works is, every month we post a list of ten questions for you to answer about your characters. If you'd like to participate, simply choose the lucky character of your choice, answer the questions about them, and post it up on your blog. (If you'd like to use them as a private resource, that's acceptable as well, but the primary design of this is a link-up.) The linky is down below for you to sign. And it makes it extra lovely if you go around and meet other participants of the meme by commenting!

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And now, this month's questions. Special thanks to Arende, Kelly, and Ashley G. for submitting them, as well as for question #10!

1) What’s their favourite food? (Bonus: favourite flavor of chocolate!) 
2) What do they absolutely hate? 
3) What do they enjoy learning about? 
4) Who is the most influential person in their life? 
5) What is their childhood fear? 
6) What is something they have always secretly dreamed of doing, but thought impossible? 
7) What is something he is impractically afraid of? 
8) Are they a night owl or morning person? 
9) Do they say everything that pops into their head, or leave a lot unsaid? 
10) What are their nervous habits?

And thus, we kick off the second link up of BP! Go on, go answer! I'm so excited to read all your posts! ^‿^


  1. Writing my post right now, I love this link-up :)

  2. May I join in? I haven't signed up or anything, but I would like to do this. :-)


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