The Heartbreak Years
In the car she’d had since high school, and with her boyfriend by her side, Minda Honey journeyed cross-country from Louisville, Kentucky to Southern California. By the end of that year, Obama would be president, she’d be single, and everything would change.Thousands of miles away from family and friends, Minda must navigate online dating and new relationships, and the challenges of early adulthood. From steamy hookups to narrow escapes, frustratingly adorable meet-cutes, and confusing relationships, she navigates the all-too relatable realization that nothing ever plays out quite like the romantic comedies of our youth.Minda sets out to redefine what matters most in her life, purely on her own terms. Her essays on politics and relationships have appeared in the Los Angeles Review of Books, the Washington Post, the Guardian, the Oxford American, Teen Vogue, and Longreads.
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