I tried to bypass sloppy firsts and skip straight to emotional maturity.
Homesick for Syria, avoiding codependency, and allying against Islamophobia.
When the person you’re with has a “big personality,” where does that leave you?
Time to explode.
You and your partner should be just as strong apart as you are together.
A roundtable discussion about codependency and love.
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