Confessions of a Recovering People-Pleaser Who Worked in Hospitality

Working a service job shows you the breadth of humanity, and I was pretty sick of people’s bullshit.

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If there’s one thing I was proud of back then, it was being exactly what people needed: unassertive in relationships, appeasing in conflict, and passive in life. It made me the…




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