@Jacobevans 1/3 First of all: thanks for being one of just a few who are using writing.exchange to, well, exchange writing.
This piece is brave, and your voice is pure. The writing works on the most important level in that the concept succeeds. You're pulling back the curtain on very private moments. Because your writing feels sincere and vulnerable, we connect with you in a way we otherwise wouldn't.
When I used to teach non-fiction writing, I saw very few pieces this successful.
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