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My Therapist Says

My Therapist Says All Relationships Are Impossible

It’s okay to lose a friendship

Illustration: Kate Dehler

This summer I reached an impasse with a close friend, who is white, over the Black Lives Matter movement. In the decade we’ve known each other, I had always felt comfortable talking to him about my own experience of otherness as an Indian American. But when I pointed to his…

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