My Brain Is Broke

Maybe folks will look at this headline and think, “Big whoop” or less charitably, “Duh.” Actually, as a relentless over-sharer, my adding another confession to my list of not-so-secret-secrets

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Blood is Thicker Than Daughter

 (This article originally appeared in the August/September 2017 print edition of BUST Magazine.)  You take it for granted. Knowing where you came from, how you came to be in the world,

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Self-Esteem, FU!

I hate the term self-esteem. Words are important, and the term is too vague, and frankly, a little creepy. I say this as someone often accused of having low

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How I Met My Brother

(I wrote this way back in 2014, before I met more siblings and biological relatives. The whole story is here.) What if one day you got an email out

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