ANGSTY COCKTAIL PARTY

By Matthew Maher

At the center of this quaint little vignette is conflict over ones own identity and how we... fuck it--I’m talking about my identity and me.

Real talk, I’m terrified.

What am I doing? Am I making the right choices? Do I want what I want or just covet what I don't have? Choices made will empower me! Or they will bind me, stalling progress and preventing my "wholeness". Prevent me from becoming a full, grounded, self-aware, confident person…opposed to the flimsy cardboard cutout self propped up solely by bravado….

Do you ever feel that way? Is there anything about your self you're afraid of?

I feel much better. Nice chat.

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