An anonymous account of a student-teacher relationship.
“Wasn’t my 16th birthday like two days ago?”
You don’t have to stop loving someone in order to hurt them.
Scenes from an imagined movie about real heartbreak.
So this is what heartbreak feels like.
A summer parting.
Because almost anything else is a better idea than doing that right now.
When I got there, I let myself grieve for the love I lost.
Her cures for stage fright, breakups, and guilty hearts.
How to rediscover yourself after a breakup.
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