PERSONAL ESSAY

He Called Me His Ex’s Name

Not once. Twice.

April Hawkins, Ask A Bitchface
Ellemeno
Published in
3 min readJan 26, 2024

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I debated coming here and telling this embarrassing story for a couple of weeks, knowing how disgusting it felt when it happened and how I tried to pretend it didn’t hurt as badly as it did.

Ultimately, I gave in to my feelings and here we are. A little background, if I may.

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April Hawkins, Ask A Bitchface
Ellemeno

Author. Columnist. Activist. Poet basically since birth. Defender of dogs and underdogs, follow me on Substack: askabitchface@substack.com