Good self-talk, black therapists, and sad birthdays.
Because you’re not a doormat, but a FULL HUMAN BEING.
Just being in a good friend’s presence can help clear foggy dreariness.
It’s possible to keep serial ditchers in your life without feeling like a doormat.
Rookie is no longer publishing new content, but we hope you'll continue to enjoy the archives, or books, and the community you've helped to create. Thank you for seven very special years! ✴
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