For Sale: Wedding Dress, Worn Once
There’s an irritating coyness to the language around wedding expenses: they’re not expenses at all, they’re “investments.”
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The language of depression can be curiously maritime. It comes in waves; it drowns us; it’s the Mariner’s albatross around our necks.
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Sometimes I still think about my suits and the life I could have had. Now I work for myself, and my standard uniform is jeans and a T-shirt.