When I hear elitist arguments akin to Ryan’s, I can’t help but think of the scene in Forrest Gump when all the kids keep saying “this seat’s taken,” when clearly there’s room for a new person to sit down.
1. There’s a weird grey area in friendship/acquaintanceship that is neither “nice person you barely know but see sometimes on Facebook” and “real friend you will make actual time to see/call/chat with.” They’re the people who you’ll never actually forget…
I have tried my whole life to be invisible.
Maybe this will take her ego down a peg.
My boyfriend’s fling is stalking me and putting my information up online.
I would actually argue that it’s slactivism on an enormous scale because good mental feeling of moral and intellectual superiority from reading article after article confirming your existing worldview prevents people from feeling motivated to do any actual action that Jezebel might actually endorse.
The saddest part of it all is that most of these comments are prompted by someone else’s attempt to create something new and beautiful, whether it be a love song or a great handmade drink.
What you’ll do then, have your conquests read your beautiful fiction about making smoothies or your blog posts about 7 Things That Make You Realize You Are Not Quite An Adult But Almost And How You Are Falling Out Of Love With Her Because You Are Just Twenty After All. Have them read these crucial words in front of a camera
I don’t regret filling in the blanks of my life with what unfolded on the internet. I actually regret not doing it more often.
The proudest moment of your life was when you gave someone else directions because a) someone finally recognized you as a native and b) you actually knew what you were doing.