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For the past few weeks, I’ve been inclined to play housewife. I don’t own a house and I’m not anyone’s wife, nor has my partner ever imposed gender roles on our relationship. And yet, I have relegated myself to this position because I don’t know what else I can be.

I’ve spent the past three weeks drifting through a whole lot of nothingness, feeling as though my skull is filled with a pile of bricks, leaving no room for anything except heaviness. I feel paralyzed mentally and physically. The slightest inconvenience sets off anger and tears. …


Kristen Pizzo

mental health | relationships | social justice. freelance writer 4 hire: |

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