Within Automattic’s Editorial team, we feel pretty lucky — we get to spend a fair amount of time each week reading your posts, in a constant bid to find strong, original writing and photography and share it with the WordPress.com community via Freshly Pressed. Here are just a few posts that resonated with us this week.
Adolescence is fraught with anxieties — about growing up, about fitting in, and sometimes, even about hiding who we really are. We enjoyed Michael Hobbes’ sharp, reflective post, An Open Letter to the Girl I Pretended To Have a Crush On in Eighth Grade and we’re not the only ones who noticed his fine writing — the post was one of the Top 5 Longreads of the Week last week.
You were the first girl I pretended…
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