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In Bed With

Paris Sanders & Sarah Tekele

In Bed With is a semi-annual interview series with interesting women still figuring life out.

Photography Chloe Horseman
A special thanks to Girlfriend Collective

Who’s that girl?

Name Paris Sanders
Age 20
Occupation Poet, Student, Planned Parent Advocate
(+ now model)
Location New York, NY

Who’s that girl?

Name Sarah Tekele
Age 22
Occupation Artist
Location New York, NY

What excites you most about your current age?

P Nothing has to be permanent, including myself.

S The ability and act of documenting my youth. There’s nothing greater then knowing nearly everything I craft will be exposed to the generation I create after me.

What’s a fear that you have?

S Forgetting.
P I am afraid of being complacent. I am always wondering, “What could I be doing right now?” “What could I be reading or learning or writing or thinking about?” I am constantly terrified that one day I will wake up and look back disappointed or unsatisfied, due to a realization that I had spent time in a way that appeared comfortable, but was actually static.
I feel both too young and too old simultaneously. I know that it’s fairly common to feel a bit less “together” than you would imagine you’d be at any given age, but lately, I feel “old” compared to so many other people doing incredible things. I am also surprised by how much I have to remind myself what I want to do is endurance, not a sprint….I often am so wrapped up in the end goal that I lose sight of the process day-to-day.
Paris Sanders

What has surprised you most about the phase of life you’re in?

S I evolve about 7 times a day and with each evolvement I meet someone new. If I don’t meet someone new I learn something new and if I don’t learn something new, I feel life consistently realigning and shifting me to my purpose. It’s strange being an adult you know?
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