Prouder than ever to be ourselves.
I’m not who you see on your screen.
You can do basically whatever the hell you want, as long as it doesn’t hurt anybody.
A cautionary tale from a former dreamgirl.
If no one notices me, do I even exist?
I was going to have a boyfriend, even if I had to fake it.
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