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Portrait of an Involuntary Hermit

“You’re probably hypersensitive,” my counselor told me two weeks ago. “But, I just found out several months ago that I’m a severe introvert,” I thought.  “And, I suffer from anxiety and depression.  And, I haven’t regularly been around large amounts of people my own age since, like, college.” If it wasn’t happening to me, I…

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Taking a Risk

  Why do we work ourselves to death? Why do we always look for the next payday? Why do we seek and submit and apply and bend over backwards for a material moment that will pay that bill or buy those groceries or secure that extra day of gas? You don’t? …Me, neither. Wistful melodramatics…