Sometimes people will ask you how many times you’ve cried in the last year, as if you’re going to pull out a journal that lists the date and time of every breakdown you’ve had in the last 12 months.
Because weddings have been ingrained in our minds as the climax of our existence. The most important day of our lives. The greatest thing we will ever do… instead of what they really are.
Drinking less: Just… just… no.
Having a guard up is standard. We keep things hidden because we don’t want to drop the burden of not being perfect on someone close to us. We don’t want them to have to deal with the atrocity of loving us as we are.
Because saying that we’re “uninspired” is our way of avoiding what we know is best for us, and what we know we truly want. We want to live off of the idea that someday we’ll do this, someday we’ll achieve our dream. But not today. It’s too overwhelming to begin our lifelong dream today. It’s too scary. So we’ll blame it all on a lack of inspiration.
What They Post: A photo collage of them and their boyfriend, for no reason whatsoever.
What They’re Trying To Stay: I don’t have a life or any friends and I’m pooping right now and I had to find some way to entertain myself.
She doesn’t want anything to do with this. She hates the situation and she hates herself in this moment. She wishes more than anything that she could trade places with you.
When you go to Target, are you capable of spending under $50? If the answer is yes, I don’t trust you.
Ten years ago, most people could count their number of friends on their two hands.
1. Feeling comfortable – even enjoying – extended periods of silence. Not needing to fill every moment with something other than one another. There’s no small talk. There’s no obligation to discuss things you don’t care about.