Out, loud and vocal

Sex on Tuesday

I used to hate how women sounded in porn — breathy, overly enthusiastic, shrill, annoying. But I’ve realized that my actual issue with their eager exclamations was that they seemed forced and fake.
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Coming into character

But despite all of my efforts to become a person of traditional value, alongside my power-hungry ambitions grew a more genuine but equally powerful gravity toward the arts.
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When the dust settles

Off the Beat

A couple of days after they broke the news to me, I had a big “graduation/going off to college” party. All afternoon, I fielded questions about heading up to San Jose and my plans of being a choir teacher. All afternoon, I lied through my teeth.
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UC Berkeley perfectionist

Off the Beat

But the downside of the lists was that once something was written down, it needed to get done by the completion date and time I had assigned to it.
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When in Rome

Off the Beat

I can’t pinpoint the exact reason that I am better at romance in Italy. Maybe it is because my Italian genes make me attractive here and not in Berkeley.
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Planning ahead

Off the Beat

I hadn’t planned for these moments, but they were just as valuable as the things I’d accounted for in my planner — if not more so.
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