Learn to say: I respect you and like you as a person but the paths we are do not harmonize and I don’t believe in changing your tune when it’s genuine so I’d like to continue to go our separate ways.
Ping pong, heroin, and the summer of ‘94.
I’m always lightly romanticized by the phases of my life, the shifts that occurred as my psyche did — because my psyche did.
I just thought, “I’m so lonely.”
The nerve of those parents for giving us encouragement, praise, and positive reinforcement!
“Discovering this, [that you suffer only from yourself], the mind becomes whole: the split between I and me, man and the world, the ideal and the real, comes to an end.
When my high school’s drama program announced the spring show, Les Miserables — one of the most beautiful and tragic broadway musicals to date — I couldn’t bring myself to audition. Aspirations were questioned. They were changing.
It makes you a primate.
The scariest parts of ghost stories are the parts where the ghost isn’t even doing anything yet.
What these people don’t understand is the psychological difference between outsiders and victims.