Student News: Jenn-Anne Gledhill’s New Column

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Jenn-Anne Gledhill (Screenwriting) has a new regular column on Chicago Now all about, well, the title probably tells it all: Old Single Mom.

After the relationship was over, but long before it was finished, a low, calm, voice would occasionally whisper to me:

“What if your authentic life is not in this relationship?”

It would happen anywhere, and without warning: in the self-service line at Dominicks. At a stop light. The moment just before slumber took me into the black hollow. It had no trace of judgement or rebuke.

“What if your authentic life is not in this relationship?”

It was haunting.

After we crumbled, I began aggressively seeking out the Authentic Life that Whisperey Guy had been talking about.

The first order of business was a search and rescue mission: a scramble to find those big chunks of myself I had “shaved off” to “fit” into that partnership.

 

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