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The Memoirist

Don’t Get Engaged on Valentine’s Day

TW: substance abuse, suicidal gestures, self-harm.

Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash

It happens in February. It’s 2007. It starts just like any other blackout.

One minute, we’re wrapped up on the couch together, laughing and sharing a bottle of Jack Daniels, the tears still wet on my face. We’re celebrating. He’s back again. I’ve forgiven him again. He proposed to me this…

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The MemorAutist

The MemorAutist

Jean Miller. 🤫 Uneducated Galilean. Renegades4Life. Micah 6:8. Sober 11+. #ActuallyAutistic | #hopewriters | Coming to you from White Trash, Rural America.