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Kim Quindlen

I'm a staff writer for Thought Catalog. I like comedy and improv. I live in Chicago. My Uber rating is just okay.

Latest Posts

12 People Explain How They Finally Got The Upper Hand In Their Breakup

“I stopped actually trying to get the upper hand. I’m not sure if objectively that means I got the upper hand, but subjectively it does. I stopped obsessing over him and what he was doing compared to me. And instead focused on my own life without him in it. To me, that’s getting the upper hand, even if it’s totally subjective and unrelated to him.”

How You Rise From Failure, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

Sagittarius: You rise from failure by looking on the bright side of this experience (you learned something, you discovered a better path, you met someone important to you, etc) and by ruminating on how different of a person you would be if you hadn’t gone through this difficult challenge.

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