Good self-talk, black therapists, and sad birthdays.
Hermitude, birthday parties, and maybe becoming a jock?
Fresh starts and false ones.
Who knows which way to go?
Advice on moving out of the dorms, promoting your band, and your just-fancy-enough birthday party.
Two months’ worth of funtimes.
Anti: boys, school. Pro: dancing, drag queens.
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