That’s the thing about chasing things like this – wealth, fame, social status, power, thinness: the results are always exhilarating and exciting, but they never last. They never sustain you. Because like drugs, all they do is give you a high.
What was once an insane and unbelievable thing – “What? They’re engaged?! How? We’re all so young!” – has suddenly become the standard thing amongst people your age, because you’re not twenty-two anymore and this is just what happens.