Posts in Thoughts
Comparing yourself to your friends

Getting reacquainted with friends you haven’t seen in a long time is a wonderful thing. It’s reinvigorating to learn what each other has been up to and get filled in on where everyone’s “at.” However, it can also be a real-life rendition of The Internets, in which you find yourself getting inside your own head, making comparisons and judgments, and having self doubts...

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Opening gifts at showers

The title alone makes most cringe: the gift giver, the gift opener, even the standers-by who may or may not someday play one of these roles. It’s a part of every shower, though, and for good reason; the people you love are excited to shower you with gifts for your new journey into married life or motherhood, and you want them to know how much you appreciate them...

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