Did Marriage Make Me Forget How To Be Alone?

August 8, 2018

It was 11 p.m. in Porto, Portugal, in a charming riverside apartment with glorious sweeping views of the water and cliffside. I had just spent the day tasting Port in the Douro River Valley, drinking Vinho Verde, and eating Portuguese egg tarts. I should have been reminiscing¬†contentedly in bed about the day‚Äôs jaunts, but instead I was in the bathroom, sobbing manically into the shower as if my soul were…


People Were Furious About This Wedding, But It Was Staged To Make A Powerful Point

May 24, 2018

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