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Robyn Louis

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Robyn Louis (aka Skinny Black Girl) is a thirtysomething blogger hailing from Cleveland, Ohio. An MFA dropout, writer by calling and wiseass by craft, she posts her memoirs and musings on her award-winning personal blog, The Skinny Black Girl.

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an event worth noting

Well.

That’s one way to start a year.

I didn’t have hope for 2021. I told myself I’d play it by ear, a day at a time. The way I do everything else. I know, I know. Stoicism is boring and you’re sick of hearing me not have expectations for anything, but it is how I managed to survive 2020 in one piece, so I’m sticking with it.

Even with my ambivalence for 2021, I was unprepared to witness an armed i

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“Dating becomes a cutthroat game of musical chairs with everyone scrambling for available partners to avoid standing alone at 30 when the music stops.”
Robyn Louis, Songs About Boys: The romantic musings and misadventures of my 20s

“A woman who is willing to be herself and pursue her own potential runs not so much the risk of loneliness as the challenge of exposure to more interesting men and people in general.”
Lorraine Hansberry

“When you're single, you are often buried in time, your mouth and eyes and ears stuffed with it. You hate it, rail against it, do whatever you can to get rid of it--work too much, drink too much, sleep around, make unsuitable friends, create an imaginary future filched from the lives of dead forgotten female writers...”
Kate Bolick, Spinster: Making a Life of One's Own

“Dating becomes a cutthroat game of musical chairs with everyone scrambling for available partners to avoid standing alone at 30 when the music stops.”
Robyn Louis, Songs About Boys: The romantic musings and misadventures of my 20s

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