I would be very confused by love of all of this, if only it wasn’t for one thing.
I thought to myself, “Well, that was different. I guess that’s who I am now.”
We just literally moved yesterday. Half the things in this room are still covered in cellophane.
I have a lot to do. I’m thinking about it now as I write this.
It’s a mixture of bad advice growing up and a few too many times where I felt that I was putting other people out with my presence.
I guess I’m supposed to be wiser now. After all, I’m 40.
The most amazing thing is how easily it all could have never happened had I just brushed her reply aside like an arrogant grown-up.
The dates from our lives looked like quotes from science fiction novels dating back centuries.
Once you let go of the notion that only certain people in certain spots in your life can be designated as family members, the world feels more inclusive than ever before.
Just as you can convince yourself that life is miserable, you can do the opposite.