29 and Single

A few months ago, I realized how “sad” my life looked to others for being 29 and single. I didn’t know any one had an actual reason to pity me until a relative’s prying questions and hurtful comments...

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Finding Identity

The scene: a Starbucks in DuPont Circle, Washington, DC. The conversation: an update on my career progress. The words that upset me: “Jess, one day you’ll become a TV reporter but once that happens...

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