[Trip Report] Raw despair, false shortcuts to healing, and chrysalism

Don’t you love finding out there already exist words for some of the seemingly inexpressible feelings that being human entails? Stuff you may have wondered if you were alone in feeling, only to discover somebody’s put a name to it. It reinforces a sense of shared humanity.

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