The media may pay a bigger part in traumatization than we think.
In today’s hyperconnected world, if we don’t teach our children how to be comfortable being alone, they will learn to be lonely and rely on the distraction of technology.
Remember those girls you and everybody ignored in high school? Of course you don’t. I didn’t remember them either until one of mine moved to New York City and became an incredibly high-end stripper.
“You can’t love someone back to life.”
At the correspondent’s dinner, someone should read quotes on the importance of a free press from former presidents and founding fathers while Trump’s tweets on the topic are projected onto a giant screen.
From the moment the first season of Girls premiered on HBO, conservatives have been allergic to the show, believing the characters were spoiled, bankrupt of traditional values, and plagued with narcissism that conservatives are adamant is the prototype to millennial liberals.
We are alone on the road and we are happy and quiet in the light of the dashboard. We are young enough that driving in these early morning hours still feels like we are getting away with something.
If we become totally obsessed with chasing after something, it keeps running away. This is because we are looking for what we can take from it, rather than what we can give to it.
I didn’t want to be that girl. I wanted to be, well, me. A girl who is driven, and funny, not consumed by technology, and certainly not a girl who judges her self-worth by how many retweets she gets.
Spaces and crowds should only scare you if you plan on fitting in and doing things the same way as everyone else.