Dear Anxiety, Thank You.

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It’s just another day.

Another day with you on my shoulder. Another day to watch you criticize, doubt, and humiliate me. As I wake up and feel your presence draw nearer, I’m reminded of the tumultuous relationship we’ve held together for so many years.

You’ve been there through some of the happiest moments of my life, convincing me that maybe it’s all too good to be true. You’ve stuck around…



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Lauren Sullivan

Lauren Sullivan


A millennial living in Manhattan, eating too much sushi, and writing until 2am.