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For The Ones Who Take Everything Personally

Sometimes, it’s not about you.

Photo by Michelle Bonkosky on Unsplash

You read a social media diatribe by one of your friends that makes you want to cry.

Immediately, you think it’s about you.

And so, you mentally whip yourself for a bit, horrified that you could’ve hurt someone you care about, wondering what you could do to make it better.

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Megan Minutillo

Megan Minutillo

Essayist, poet, and theatre producer. I write stories about self-awareness, IVF, and finding your footing in life’s messy moments. Instagram: @meganminutillo.

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