Learning to Love in the Wilds of Our Bodies

On learning to accept love after losing it

Your Fat Friend
Apr 24, 2018 · 8 min read

II met you after my first breakup.

My first girlfriend was all jagged edges and sharpened remarks. She tossed off acidic judgments and curdled her relationships with my friends. She spoke with gleeful disdain about rivals who had gotten fat. Friends bristled at her comments but still…