Interview With My Ex-Girlfriend: Meg

Welcome to Interviews With My Ex-Girlfriend in which Autostraddle writers get back in touch with their ex-girlfriends to ask them Five Simple Questions:

How long did we date?
Why did we break up?
What did you learn from our relationship?
What do you miss most about me?
Would you invite me to your wedding (why/why not)?

Meg was my second girlfriend and the third major relationship of my twenties. When we met, I was just graduating college, and she was about a year out and just out of a seven-year relationship. Our relationship was intense and immersive, with one of those protracted, bumbling endings where we broke up and got back together, still spending nearly every day with each other, for months.

Suffice to say, Meg and I had a very painful breakup. It took a few years afterward for us to start talking again, and even then a few more years of me being alternatively wary of and heartbroken all over again when talking to her. I ended up moving to Brasil for...

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Raquel

Raquel is a Brazilian-American designer and writer. She's from Austin, TX but she lives in Washington, D.C., and she's mostly ok with that. She’s fluent in emoji, gets emotional about fonts, and is always down to photoshop something weird. Find her at basically all hours on twitter @raqueldesigns and occasionally around the rest of the internet.

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