He says things like, “it’s not every day that I meet someone like you” and “You’re smart and funny and interesting.”
As bizarre as this was, though, it didn’t bother me as much as it probably should have.
People are crazy.
1. First things first – I’m financially responsible.
I can understand and forgive other common spoken and written mistakes in English. They can be confusing. But this simple conjugation, when you conjugate almost everything else with ease and fluency, evokes psychological conflict you don’t even know you’re experiencing.
“No matter how hard you try, you will never be ‘one of the guys,’ so don’t take it personally if you don’t get invited to some things.”
My dad accidentally said “I take you Helen Keller…” instead of “Helen” when he married my mom. He was nervous and it just popped out.
Abusing a substance destructively is like riding on a roller coaster without wearing a seat belt. We crave the danger because we want to see how close we can come to death.
“I just need like a double quarter pounder with cheese no onion and a diet coke half the ice. In my mouth. Now.”
They’re unprepared yet curious, self-conscious yet outgoing, and endlessly inebriated. I, for one, am damn excited.