Truth is stranger than fiction, not sexier

You should never compare your life with that of a made-up character in a novel, you'll always come off less interesting

13 December 2020 - 00:00 By paige nick

There's a wall in our family home filled edge-to-edge by my father with photos of us. My siblings, their spouses and children; playing sport, celebrating milestones, catching fish, growing up too fast. Since I choose to have no spouse or kids (that I know of), my spot on the wall houses a selfie of myself and an ex on a trip to Liverpool...

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