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Life Is Too Long

If we’re being honest.

Photo by Steven Arenas

I can hold a twenty-pound weight over my head with one arm, easy, for about 60 seconds. At that mark, my arm starts to get tired. It may tremble as the weight begins to feel heavier than it is. Sit another twenty-pound weight on top of the one I’m already holding, and my arm is certain to give out entirely.




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Acamea Deadwiler

Acamea Deadwiler

Author of the critically acclaimed book on women and relationship status, “Single That.”

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