j.doe Magazine

A magazine that harbours the words of anonymous strangers through personal texts and vivid imagery. It aims to evoke a subtle sense of intimacy between the reader and the magazine by encompassing fragments of the many different lives around us through curiosities of strangerhood, emotion, and self-reflection.

March 2020
Editorial, Photo, Print

“I am an adult. I have a career, I pay my bills, I have a significant other and we are buying a house Friday. And you know what? It feels like a sham.”

“Now all I feel like is a burden to those around me. I feel like I drag people down.”

“I don't want to be the burden. I know I'm not the only one feeling this way.”

“I am so very frightened of ending up alone. I have a birthday in about a week or two and it's just a haunting reminder that I'm still by myself at the end of the day.”

“I wish I was confident enough to tell the people I love that I love them. I wish I could love myself as much as I love others.”

“I don't fucking understand life. Like why the fuck am I here. Really. Think about it. What the FUCK happens when we die?”