Don’t believe everything you’re told. Apparently, neither Maleficent, Professor Snape, nor the Wicked Witch of the West were as evil as we originally thought.
She’s the girl with whom you’ve shared your silliest dreams and your darkest secrets. Whatever it is, she never passes judgment.
A lot of people expect you to own a Che Guevara t-shirt. (And no, you don’t own one.)
Over the next couple of days, check your phone constantly. Arm yourself with patience. He won’t call you immediately, because a boy who pays attention to lyrics understands the importance of building anticipation.
It became easy and soothing to retreat into my own make-believe world, in which I solved mysteries with Nancy Drew and the Boxcar Children, adventured with the Famous Five, and felt like I too belonged to the Baby-Sitters Club.
There’s nothing worse than having a perfect work outfit on and spattering coffee down your freshly ironed blouse, thus ruining the whole look you had so carefully created.
I also miss ordering a milkshake to drink with my cheeseburger and not seeing judgment in the waiter’s eyes.
Life has thrown you down, but you have already picked yourself up thousands of times, probably with the support of your loved ones. Life is hard. But it is worth it, and you know it.