Ten years ago, I blacked out and was raped by a woman who I proceeded to date for the next year and a half of my life.
1. You can say their name without instantly wanting to fall into hysterics and throw things…or throw up.
It happens all the time: when I go out to a club, party, bar, or any event where alcohol is present and mention I don’t drink, people seem to take it as a challenge.
Most of us are young and dumb at some point. It’s abnormal, in fact, to encounter an emotionally intelligent teenager.
I didn’t touch alcohol for the first time until I had gotten my acceptance letter from college. I wasn’t personally peer-pressured, more just pressured by society as a whole.
Fear, uncertainty, optimism… again.
Oktoberfest. Cincinnati, Ohio.
2. You’ve had a sore throat for the last four years.
But sometimes, a proper piss-up is like nectar for the soul.
Your girlfriend, well, now ex-girlfriend has broken up with you because you acted like your bastard self.