BAD AT KEEPING SECRETS

Carissa Potter
emotional messes & intimate conversations
Created 08 Dec 2020
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  • 98% of you are overwhelmed right now
    08 Nov 2021 • 7 min read • 6 0
    This week I try my best to describe what it felt like to have a panic attack, how our conceptions of reality depend on other humans (and representations of humans take Ted Lasso has a panic attack), a...
  • Something you can never know...
    01 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 13 0
    Today is going to be short. I am having some brain fog and I cannot finish a thought. And am thinking about going to Urgent Care. But enough about me. I want to leave you with this thought:
  • If you could choose to forget, would you?
    25 Oct 2021 • 7 min read • 5 1
    Trigger warning: This is the third part of a series on the loss of a baby. My goal with this is not for you to offer me sympathy, tho I am comforted by it, but more because I have found that every tim...
  • An Acceptable Romance.
    18 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 7 4
    In this short essay, I honestly try to pinpoint what romantic love is, at this moment, in a few different stages. Starting with that I read once that you can try to trick yourself into falling back in...
  • Julie Menanno has a secret
    15 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 0
    Hi friends, hi, I hope this week treated you gently and with care. And if it didn’t, well, then I am extra glad for us that it is Friday. I have SUCH A TREAT for us today. I got to chat with Julie Men...
  • An impossibly hard decision that I will most definitely regret for the rest of my life
    11 Oct 2021 • 9 min read • 11 6
    Trigger warning: This is the second part of a series on the loss of a baby. My goal with this is not for you to offer me sympathy, tho I am comforted by it, but more because I have found that every ti...
  • Lemon, secrets & olive oil
    08 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read
    Dearest ones, How can I ever thank you for the outpouring of love you have shown me. You held my broken heart in your hands with care. Thank you beyond words for your tenderness. I am grateful. Yester...
  • On my last night with you.
    04 Oct 2021 • 13 min read • 49 23
    Trigger warning: This is about the termination of my pregnancy. If you feel like this is too much for you right now, just skip it. Please notice and take care of whatever it is you feel you need right...
  • Ways to make someone fall in love with you...
    27 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 3 1
    Here is one of my favorite essays from this year. This week, I am having surgery and am too sad to write. I will write about things. Just finding it hard at the moment. Thanks for understanding. ALL m...
  • Two secrets from two people who will make you feel less alone
    25 Sep 2021 • 1 min read • 2 1
    Today, I want to start out by thanking my incredible subscribers. You are keeping the lights on here every single day and making it possible for us to have these conversations. They are right from the...
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