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Write Like a Girl

My Friends and Family Can’t See Me With Children

How I refuse to let this one phrase determine my future.

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Yesterday, I was at my cousin’s house with my sister. Us three girls were speaking about typical topics such as marriage, relationships, etc. My cousin mentioned that she regularly babysits for a family who has two children and that the parents are rarely even home. They’re so…

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Shamar M

Shamar M

Based in the UK. BSc Psychology. PG DIP HR Management. Chief of publication The First Time.

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