Screw the friendship and just go for it. If you’re developing strong feelings for a friend, you’re probably in constant misery. Think about it. Realistically, can you do this forever? Can you actually deal with this pain and this longing for an indefinite period of time?
This is what thick, well-applied foundation looks like up close. This is what sun damage can do to skin. This is how wrinkles develop as you age. This is what these people look like when not put through the beauty-ideal destroying process of photo editing.
When people ask me how I’m doing, they don’t want to hear me ramble about an article I’m writing or a book I’m editing. They are asking how I am doing. And often, I don’t know. When I’m not working, I don’t feel entirely whole.
Canada’s like trying to remember the name of your sister’s roommate’s ex-college boyfriend. I mean, I consider myself to be one of the smartest Americans that I have ever met. But I had no idea who the Prime Minister of Canada was. Do you know? If you do, you’re boring.
He is so effortless, it’s hard to believe he ever messes up his lines: flirting over the phone with a coat girl from Long Island “or Rhode Island” in Season 5, gazing at Joan’s son as if he really, deeply cares about the boy, but not enough to get sentimental about it.