Unconditional love

Off the Beat

I found it difficult to distinguish between the great-grandmother who had given me endless validation and the great-grandmother who would beg for the same reassurance in return. 
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Am I a romantic masochist?

To the Left

I’m the reason I can’t find love, and nothing can convince my stubborn self otherwise. My love language is self-sabotage, and it always seems to best me.
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Photo of a couple on the beach

Little thrills: A short story

Are you trying to kiss me? Charlie asked. It was cold enough, sitting on the damp sand, to run a shiver down Grace’s spine as she removed her arm from his leg, grateful her blushing face was hidden under the moonlight.
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