Cover Photo: Photographs by Tessa Stuart, courtesy of Caira Conner
Photographs by Tessa Stuart, courtesy of Caira Conner

When You Defer Your Dreams to Take Care of Yourself

Whether it’s postponing motherhood or dreams of the perfect dog, the most painful steps to living the life you want are often the most necessary.

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Caira is the only person in New York media who does not live in Brooklyn. She works for BuzzFeed & enjoys boring her coworkers with her eternal love of tennis. Find her here: @cairaconner