A Millennial’s Metaphor for Aging

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Getting old is parting with a pair of your favourite harem pants. You waited over a month to receive them from China. Your legs excitedly dove in and made fingerless gloves out of the fit. You revelled in their multi-patterned patchwork glory for years and wore them so often they became part of who you were.



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Rose Butcher

Rose Butcher


Freelance Writer, ADHDer and Mental Health Advocate. Get exclusive self-unlearning every Thursday: https://uglyhealth.substack.com