The Memoirist
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The Memoirist

The Summer of Sexual Awakening and Bad Decision Making

Insecurity and innocence aren’t excuses for being an asshole

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I almost had sex with Psycho Dave, and by almost, I mean I came way to close, and by psycho, I mean bonkers.

I try not to use words like crazy or insane now, but back when this story takes place, psycho was almost a term of endearment. I don’t…




We publish memoirs, personal essays, and fictional memoir. Creative stories unpacked from the nostalgic hope chests of our lives.

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Christine Schoenwald

Christine Schoenwald

Writer for The Los Angeles Times, Salon, The Startup, Tenderly, Fearless She Wrote, MuddyUm.

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