When people feel threatened by your confidence, they’ll do anything and everything to knock you down a peg. This was never clearer to me than it was last weekend, when my former best friend Kevin threw his 26th birthday party….
My grandpa and his 10 siblings are first-generation Americans who grew up dirt-poor on a farm in Torrance, California. His parents came from Mexico legally.
This was hardly an isolated incident; thousands of young men and women have taken to the streets – cameras in hand – to protest against the New York State Psychiatry Association.
Voice mail: why are we still doing this? You can bet your sweet ass I’m not listening to it. In fact, I almost don’t even want to call you back.
Your boss gives everyone the day off, runs shirtless through the sprinklers, gets fired, and you get promoted.
I needed to see their pain and sorrow, feel them clutching to their humanity so I could forgive them, but — unfortunately — I never gave myself that chance.
I smoke to put my mind into stasis
I need to erase us
I need to wash my sheets of your traces until your memory is faceless
2. Don’t let her establish an inside joke.