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Last year it was everyone. This year it’s everyone else. Sending congratulations never felt so disingenuous. It’s not that I particularly want to get married, but I’d like to think that I am not only capable of love, but also capable of the kind of love that would overwhelm someone with excitement. Sometimes I wonder if this is happening to me, because I am afraid of overwhelming others. …

Almost two years ago Chester, the lead singer of Linkin Park took his own life. His lyrics tell a story.

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I watch how the moon sits in the sky in the dark night
Shining with the light from the sun
And the sun doesn’t give light to the moon assuming
The moon’s gonna owe it one



User experience designer by day and NYC performing artist by night. Ana has written hundreds of articles on emotional intelligence and self-empowerment.

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