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The Bad Influence

Why I Stopped Sneaking Out on Fridays

A story on being the other woman

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It was my last year in college and I honestly didn’t know what life would be like after getting that supposed ticket to the real world. I spent a lot of my time hanging out with guys from my university. On Fridays, we would grab a couple of beers and hang out in local bars. Sometimes, we would smoke cigarettes and occasionally, some good weed at…




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Alyssa Nicole Maaño

Alyssa Nicole Maaño

Daydreamer with creative pursuits. Sharing insights on psychology, philosophy, music, art and life.

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