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Being a Romantic

I’m a Romantic and I Hate It

It’s probably the thing I like the least about myself.

When I was younger — my teens and early twenties — being a romantic was the height of my personality. I went to undergrad and grad school for music to become a famous opera singer and lived in Los Angeles, where I thought all my dreams would come true.



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Liya Khaimova

I work in Finance by day, write and sing by night, along with all the other projects happening in my life. Cat mom. She/her. Creator/Editor of Lean In.