The Things You Learn From The People Who Aren’t Able To Love You

By Ryan O’Connell

“You have a lot hang-ups, you know that?” A boy tells me this recently in the men’s department of a Century 21. He’s not saying it to be mean. In fact, it’s intended as a joke. We are both standing here trying on ridiculous coats in the middle of summer and he’s daring me to wear a hideous Jeremy Scott jacket. My knee-jerk reaction is…

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