I’m not one of the guys. I’m not the woman from the office that feels cool because she’s at the strip club with her colleagues. I’m not worried that they’ll ask me out. It’s one of those things where a they all automatically friend zoned and I automatically friend zoned all of them.
It doesn’t help that I still see him in school sometimes.
We may be the center of our own universe, but we’re not as important to other people as we may believe. It became easier for me to stop thinking that everyone was going to notice my blunders once I realized that sort of thinking had a name.
But these commercials are pretty persuasive, so If I listened to them I’d be taking some certainly different steps forward (read: backwards) in life. Things like…
I joined one when I was a teen. I raised a large family in it. It was one of those traps that once you’re in you just can’t get out without chewing your leg off. After a lifetime in it, as in most cults, my family began to be attacked. As a mother I couldn’t stand by and watch.