PROPER GROWNUP

adulting is tough

I’m a freelance copywriter, ex-mayonnaise eater (I now only eat the fake, no fat kind because middle age is harsh AF) and general positivity lover. I have always been striving to live my best life and was convinced that by my age, and as a parent, a largely reliable bill payer and someone who has had a driving license since before you had to take a theory test, I would feel like a proper grownup. I’m beginning to suspect that I never will.

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Advice

Choose Thanks.

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I think too much

Sober

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I think too much

Longing for Belonging

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