Alternative title: I’m the designated ugly fat friend.
“I opened the Buffy fan guide I’d been waiting for. And at the back of the book, in the cast interviews, the gloriously bitchy Charisma Carpenter (Cordelia!) was saying that adult life is basically high school.
How shocking is that for a kid!”
They will hurt with you, and will grab your hand tightly, to let you know that they aren’t going anywhere. And they never, ever will.
A lot of people are going to walk in and out of your life over the next few years – learn to say goodbye.
She’s going places in this world, but has never stepped on anyone else to get there. She doesn’t have to – she’s confident in her ability to get there herself.
When I close my eyes and think about how the past years have gone, I can’t wrap my head around a life without you in it.
Tell those you love just how much you love them, and don’t be afraid to love with everything you have.
The only advice I could offer to someone that recently had an “Instagram friend” pass away is this: live your passion and surround yourself with people that also live their passions, and root for you.
When you got sucked into a Facebook debate with a stranger and your BFF “liked” every point you made.
Ten years from now you won’t remember the test you failed or the interview you bombed or the underwhelming date that left you feeling pessimistic about the dating scene as a whole. What you’ll remember are the people who turned it all around.