My Friends’ Nicknames for Me Are a Manifestation of Their Joy

From Sumpy to Assy, to Assumptress, to Assumpsoid, to Swimpsui, to Thsumpie

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Picture of Author with people who keep on coming up with variations to her name. Credit: Author

“May I call you Assumption?” he said. “May I call you Assumption, which, for me, is the English version of your name? It signifies — I feel — the shift between realms of reality — our life cycles and the different degrees of existence.”

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Assumpta Nalubowa

Assumpta Nalubowa

Professional feeler of Emotions. Author of personal essays. Words on mindfulness, mental health, and love. email me at assumptanalubowa@gmail.com