Visiting Sadness Is Fine, But I Don’t Live In It

There’s a fine line between wallowing in self-pity and working through things for art. Not everyone gets it.

Taru Anniina Liikanen
5 min readFeb 27, 2024

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Photo by Louis Galvez on Unsplash

For the past year, I’ve been writing a novel that has made me dig into some of my negative experiences with men.

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Taru Anniina Liikanen

Stand-up comedian and recovering political ghostwriter. Finnish by birth, porteña at heart. Bad jokes frequent.