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I Don’t Want the Best Deal Anymore

Why I finally canceled Amazon Prime

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I made my first purchase on Amazon twenty-five years ago. The retail giant has been efficiently mining my shopping addiction ever since. That’s longer than I’ve been married. In fact, my very first purchase on Amazon was a book about planning a wedding, an order I placed on October 23, 1997.



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Jacqueline Dooley

Essayist, content writer, bereaved parent. Bylines: Human Parts, GEN, Marker, OneZero, Washington Post, Al Jazeera, Pulse, HuffPost, Longreads, Modern Loss