How Writing Affects My Self Worth

Abby Jaquint
3 min readSep 27, 2019
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Every weekday for the past two weeks, I have gone to a group therapy program. Last week, we were given a worksheet that held the question: Who are you?

My immediate thought was not my name, nor was it anything along the lines of daughter, sister, etc. My gut instinct was to put writer.

I found it wasn’t uncommon to put down one’s occupation, but writing is not a full-time job for…

Abby Jaquint

Novelist/student. 22 years old. I write about writing and mental health. Check me out on Amazon or Barnes and Noble!