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When Being a Parent Makes You a Terrible Friend

Photo by Raychan on Unsplash, edited by author

I recently got a mass email one of my college roommates announcing the birth of her first child. This would have been a delight to hear—if I had known she was pregnant in the first place.

To be clear, this friend was not a passing acquaintance. I’d lived with her for three years. We’d traveled the world together—Prague, Budapest, Vienna, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City. She introduced me…

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Addie Page

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