Running Up That Hill

Camille Beredjick
5 min readJul 10, 2023

On boundaries, rules, and those Jonah Hill screenshots

A picture of Jonah Hill next to a screenshot of a text he allegedly sent his ex-partner Sarah Brady
Photo of Jonah Hill by Will Folsom. Edited by the author and licensed under Creative Commons.

Content warning: This story contains descriptions of emotional abuse.

I have this weird trigger. It’s one phrase, three words in a particular order, that sends my heart rate skyrocketing. The phrase is “of fucking course.” (Emphasis on the course, not the fucking.) It’s what my ex-boyfriend, J, used to say when I disappointed him. Maybe…

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Camille Beredjick

Writer in Chicago: LGBTQ issues, mental health, family, relationships, & more