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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Death from a distance

To the Left

When you are conscious of someone’s last waking moments, whether it be a person or a pet, you become suffocated by the distance.
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I met my best friend on Omegle

To the Left

The internet was the perfect escape from my social anxiety. Omegle, an online chatroom for “meeting strangers and making new friends,” was where I lived.
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The sovereign salamander

To the Left

The only reason we haven’t come to a collective solution is that those who create our legislative solutions benefit from gerrymandering.
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Evolutionary revolutionary

To the Left

My mother always told me, “Democrats are the good guys and Republicans are the bad ones.” I quickly learned this was just her simplification of the truth.
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Expectations vs. reality

To the Left

I viewed the West Coast as this social wonderland full of drugs, parties and sex, too foreign and intimate for a Southern gauche preteen to embrace.
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