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All I Want for Christmas Is Zoloft

After a few weeks on the antidepressant, my self-critical inner voice decreased to a whisper

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IfIf you’re looking to shake things up this holiday season, may I humbly recommend some Zoloft? Sure, you may suddenly develop a ravenous desire for sugar at all hours of the day, but it turns out that not being…




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Jessica Valenti

Jessica Valenti

Feminist author & columnist. Native NYer, pasta enthusiast.

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