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Emma Davis
Emma Davis is a freshman at Wesleyan University planning to double-major in Psychology and the College of Letters, a three-year program that combines philosophy, history, literature, and foreign language. When not writing and photographing for The Wesleyan Argus, she enjoys reading novels and going on woodland runs. Her other passions include cooking, napping, and the pursuit of good conversation.

Entries by Emma Davis

How Selfies Taught Me Self-Esteem

(0) Comments | Posted August 5, 2014 | 5:25 PM

When I was little, I hated my face.

My head was too round, my chin blended into my neck, my eyes were deer-in-the-headlights enormous... I was my own worst critic, and I never missed a chance to tell other people how unattractive I was.

"Oh gross, I look...

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Why Saying 'No' Shouldn't Make You the Villain

(1) Comments | Posted June 17, 2014 | 7:14 PM

I once tried to explain to a guy I was hooking up with why I wasn't a fan of his repeatedly shoving his hand down my pants.

"Look, I'm tired of pushing you away every time," I told him, exasperated. "I'm not in the mood. Just quit it, okay?"

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Why Admitting You're Depressed Is Like Coming Out of the Closet

(4) Comments | Posted April 30, 2014 | 2:35 PM

I was diagnosed with Major Depressive Disorder in March of this year. Many people will see this as a dangerous confession -- what if some future employer or lover or friend stumbles across this news on the Internet and decides I'm too "mentally unstable" to be associated with? Other...

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