We were running late for Ravi’s third birthday party. Our son, also three, had been talking about this party for weeks. Since he is the youngest, he is always being dragged to his older sister’s friends’ events. He finally had a party of his own. …

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“How are you?” I’ve just started seeing a therapist and this is always the first question she asks. It’s impossible to answer, so I don’t.

“How much time do you have?” I joke.

“About 45 minutes,” she says.

I want to tell her things she already knows. There’s a pandemic…

Danielle Monroe

Writer & Creator/Director of Republic of Camberville, a fiction podcast. Mother. Hustler.

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