Lessons learnt in my second year living overseas

In two weeks i'll turn twenty-six; my second birthday celebrated in New Zealand. When I turned twenty-five I felt more lost than ever. Two weeks before my birthday, on the first day of spring, I visited the botanic gardens to watch the tulips bloom while the core of me wilted. The night before, my winter …

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Navigating Aussie guys who say they “miss me”

I came to work last week utterly exhausted and my best friend asked me why. I couldn't sleep. I was up 'til 2am, I said. But why? I shrugged. A guy back home messaged me. He said I might be the one and it stressed me out. She chuckled and said something sarcastic back before …

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