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Dear Person from a Socially Conservative Upbringing: You Need to Date

You honestly do. I know they said you don’t. But you do.

“I wish I dated more.”

We were on a camping trip — me, my sister, an older female friend from church and another older male friend from the same church who was driving us all into the great Ontario wilderness (well… ok, fine…



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Simone Samuels

Simone Samuels


I like big stories and I cannot lie. Authentic, transparent musings & connecting with others so we can all feel less alone.