devherrera

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This Relationship Doesn’t Fit

“Freeing yourself was one thing, claiming ownership of that freed self was another.” -Toni Morrison When Devon asked me to share the story of my divorce, I was initially reluctant because words can only go so far in describing the…

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Wait… How Do I Relationship?

Rarely does something so powerfully resonate or explain something I, myself, haven’t been able to put into words. I was watching Fosse Verdon the other night and Bob Fosse (played by Sam Rockwell) is describing his first sexual encounter. For…

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Just Show Me Love

I’m sitting outside as I type this, closing my eyes as I feel the mild temperature’d wind against my face, hearing the whisk of cars pass by while a basketball bounces in a neighbor’s backyard. The light blue sky is…

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Talk To Me About Your Childhood

There’s no need for an introduction this time – you’re falling right into my interview! I sit across from my sister – she’s wearing her short, flowy black dress, which nearly matches her long dark hair, and goes nicely with…

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Following Your Passion

In high school, I was voted most likely to… actually, I can’t recall what it was, because someone still has my senior year book. Remember when you’d pass it around to people, and they’d take it home because there wasn’t…

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Hello, Purpose, Are You There?

Here we are, at post number ten. I feel drawn to make it great – make it mean something, not that I wanted the other blog posts to be garbage, but I suppose this blank slate looks especially appealing right…

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Mental Health? More Like Mental Hell

I sit here and stare at the screen, convinced I don’t have the right words to describe my mom. Amazing? No, too generic… Supportive doesn’t quite give her justice… my mom has always been my best friend; she’s the type…

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Mental Health All By Yourself

POST NUMBER EIGHT – FEELING GREAT. I’ve been in the rhyming mood lately… I’m sure it’ll simmer soon enough. To begin, I want to say that I not only started writing a different story, about my personal mental health journey,…

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