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Writer and editor in our nation's capital. Views are my own.

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Joined Twitter 3/12/07


I find this whole argument tedious but I’ll say this: civility and being good to people are two different things. T… https://t.co/yDfuZhRcjR
Retweeted by Catherine AndrewsMy newsletter just went out. This week it's about joy, writing and vulnerability in the age of Trump, and, oh yeah,… https://t.co/7hqlTAUwJU
6/24
2018
SOOOO what if we made our own version of Melania’s jacket and donated all the proceeds to @RAICESTEXAS. WHO’S IN? https://t.co/vjpD8Ok7wT
Retweeted by Catherine AndrewsThe rapid response team at the Q Street Barbie pond is hard at work https://t.co/JYIsOSn27L @prisonculture @sarahforpdx https://t.co/6jGR2m1fjz
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6/22
2018
Listen to @myrajonestaylor on the long term implications of this trauma, separation, family detention, all of it. S… https://t.co/hSNJzXV3rG
Retweeted by Catherine AndrewsI'm returning to psychotherapy and trying out my 2nd new therapist tomorrow. I think she might be The One. 🤞 Why a… https://t.co/NoL9jpmSL0
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6/21
2018
Today's must-read by @AdamSerwer: "The sins of the past are not guardrails. There is nothing to prevent them from… https://t.co/8EqSlFpQwU
Retweeted by Catherine AndrewsThe longer I live, the more I believe therapy should be free.
Retweeted by Catherine AndrewsThe invisible girls situation is very troubling. https://t.co/3rdFeeSvNG
Retweeted by Catherine AndrewsAnnnd there are sample scripts to help you with those awkward conversations. 🙌🏾 https://t.co/TfuYyzIuN8
Retweeted by Catherine AndrewsToday I visited an ICE detention facility outside Baltimore with @Call_Me_Dutch. There we spoke for an hour with… https://t.co/y8ufGhmSYI
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6/20
2018
I guess it's the conception that "living ultra" means biking trapped in a dark basement, headless and anonymous, dr… https://t.co/j2BPhKFoBP
6/19
2018
I can’t articulate exactly why it makes me so angry but every time I walk past this ad I want to punch it https://t.co/p3aw8CQYbDI’m calling on Kirstjen Nielsen to resign as Secretary of Homeland Security. Under her watch, our government has co… https://t.co/kbYYKvLmFP
Retweeted by Catherine AndrewsThis is impossible to listen to, and yet we have to. We have to, we have to, we have to. https://t.co/mNdcCyaSZb
Retweeted by Catherine Andrewsoh my god https://t.co/4Rd35Ffu6W @tjl make sure to listen to this https://t.co/SBtbfgdBcH“Actually they’re not really cages” is definitely the side of history you want to be on.
Retweeted by Catherine AndrewsBeyoncé has all six infinity stones.
Retweeted by Catherine Andrews“The sickness is not just caused by Mr. Trump; it also stems from a collective failure of the most powerful, whethe… https://t.co/1rOsNAk2g3
Retweeted by Catherine AndrewsThis week, I wrote about the power of incorporating practical rituals into your daily life. I'm not talking about s… https://t.co/mEcsIeDpIF
6/18
2018
My newsletter just went out. This week it's about why "effortlessness" is so dangerous, practical rituals you can i… https://t.co/AoQnOyfrR44-year-old niece, playing with a little guy doll: "This is Mr. Night Night." Me: "Oh, does Mr. Night Night go to s… https://t.co/6IxDasZJkx
6/17
2018
“She’s All That” but a group of cool girls take bets on whether they can teach a basic jock to be woke
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6/16
2018
Families belong together rally in DC. https://t.co/1FjrMbTf9E @The64Bus @rokwon Me too my friend, me tooHow...how are there still only 40? Please, if you have Republican senators, give those fuckers a call. Give them m… https://t.co/yKFNCkjl6p
Retweeted by Catherine AndrewsThe DC event is in front of the capitol at 5:30. https://t.co/iVR8ddIvMd
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6/14
2018
@mihow Good luck, I'll be thinking of you <3 Glad you noted itI love this story by @saratexas of the difference a great manager -- especially in public service -- can make with… https://t.co/pQf38jq9we
6/13
2018
ME: I look cute MIRRORS: you look cute STORE WINDOWS: you look cute OTHER PEOPLE: you look cute IPHONE FORWARD-FACI… https://t.co/HZZPzhx1ZB
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6/12
2018
@hels referring to women as "girls"Today you can read @annamerlan’s report on what it was like for me to write about a prominent man in my field. I sa… https://t.co/j4T05cUQSQ
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6/11
2018
My newsletter just went out. This week, it's on why it's okay to cry at work, how to find a therapist, and my new f… https://t.co/ckpsHyGS3q
6/10
2018
Oh! A thought: If therapy is not accessible to you, I've found meditation and "morning pages" (google it) excellent… https://t.co/sCoeu7CnHSI never thought anything was "wrong" with me. And guess what? Nothing is, or was, or will be "wrong" with me. But I… https://t.co/jfUvMCoJ9xI wish therapy were available to everybody. It's not, and won't be for a long time. But if you are privileged enoug… https://t.co/lU2b2MpARAEventually a few months into my current job I got the vibe they would understand. And I was tired of carrying shame… https://t.co/lji8GNIjnHOh, a lot of people do ask this - how do you deal with it at work? Well, for a long time I lied to coworkers/bosses… https://t.co/2ekGhi6DUUBut it's worth that many times over, I've come to realize. She's helped me recognize patterns, family of origin iss… https://t.co/Ln76tC0NqeUnfortunately, like many therapists, she does not take insurance. So I pay out of pocket. But she offers a sliding… https://t.co/WZnDYWLfPUIf I hadn't wanted to continue, she would have been like, best of luck. But luckily, I trusted her right away. So I… https://t.co/RI8NdHQYC9She set up what was basically a consulting session to see if she thought I could help her, and if we clicked. Becau… https://t.co/u0Nw8h64MdI literally had a panic attack WHILE calling my therapist, and DURING my first session, because the concept of aski… https://t.co/Ai6sblAbTCI guess I can also share some advice here: I found my therapist through a friend. I didn't know I needed to go to t… https://t.co/q6da1ELUjMYou can DM me or email me at cathdandrews at gmail. https://t.co/LxQI75PLtoI've been going to therapy now for 8 years and it's the best thing I've done for myself. But it can be hard to star… https://t.co/bX85fQs5yGIt's okay to cry at work: https://t.co/Y51dmJav3U @techladylaura Thank you so much for sharing, I'm glad you found it useful!
6/8
2018
@normative me as dainty https://t.co/2xfFB8aPBbCan somebody explain the impulse that drives men to do this when women curse in their writing? https://t.co/rSqg8ccS09
6/7
2018
“10 Things You Need To Do When You Become a Manager” by @candrews —- this is amazing 🙌 https://t.co/FbAAdZH7g2
Retweeted by Catherine Andrews @rozlem Aw, thank you so much for sharing! Glad it struck a chord. @misslynsey Thank you so much for sharing and I hope it's useful!1. Rent a flat above a shop 2. Cut your hair and get a job 3. Smoke some cigs and shoot some pool 4. Pretend you ne… https://t.co/TgLLSwcut7
Retweeted by Catherine Andrews @alexfield Thanks for sharing!
6/6
2018
@JeffYoung @sommermathis someone’s stooping at your place. https://t.co/6Dd8kYPgYK @ANTHOLOGYCOMS @tammy that's a really good pointWhen we see someone like Kate Spade who is so prominent, successful, seemingly exuding cheer through her creativity… https://t.co/dNHobsLuZu
Retweeted by Catherine Andrews* mutes "what do you do" * https://t.co/Fwi7GBzygW @smburns @structuralai @SteveCase @ScottDorsey @RiseOfRest @highalpha Congratulations!I've been a manager for a decade now, and even today it shocks me how few resources and guidances there are for new… https://t.co/0reRFwQqg4 @bealulu @mattyglesias For the record I would definitely sign up for a cult of Cheryl Strayed and Steve Almond like, ASAP @kristoncapps @mattyglesias But it's a framework that exists in opposition to others - women, etc. We need a progre… https://t.co/mC1WEbGQAr @kristoncapps @mattyglesias been thinking more about this. From what I know Peterson is a little less on dating and… https://t.co/qMIO7KWCyx @bealulu @mattyglesias Yeah, these folks are already out there. They're just not getting one billion puff pieces @kristoncapps https://t.co/wKoRLyNG0s
6/5
2018
@littlescoogy OMG thank you so much!!! (Yes I Twitter search the URL to my own newsletter to see who's talking about it)
6/4
2018
@NGUnplugged Thanks so much for sharing! @MoriahEngdahl Hi Moriah, I was impressed by the WashPost article about you. My mom's family is from Wyoming so I g… https://t.co/0W6JajN88K
6/3
2018
@mollyoswaks @nytimes @NYTStyles Totally agree. Good luck with all the spotlight coming your way :) @mollyoswaks @nytimes @NYTStyles Also I haven't at all recently gone through a break up but uh... I still kind of want to go to this? @mollyoswaks @nytimes @NYTStyles It was a wonderful piece. I loved it. I'm sure it was scary in a way to put that o… https://t.co/9BZyIuCZtG @SteveHansberry Thank you very much! Yeah, data collection and survey efforts will need to go under a transformation soon, I think @mattyglesias there was no Twitter then :( or an industry built on hot takes.All I wanted was a synonym for "fast," Microsoft Word, not a sanctimonious lesson in morality https://t.co/gJDrhkESHa
6/2
2018
Same. x1000. https://t.co/MOUDIfIYOc
6/1
2018
I think about this tweet a lot. https://t.co/MTKAzVxTR5
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5/31
2018

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