I had brunch with a fellow writer today, and as usual, she and I got to talking about the ridiculous misadventures that make up our single lives. Eventually, the conversation landed on a man I’ll refer to (by request) as Mr. Darcy. Obviously, my friend must now be referred to as Elizabeth. Mr. Darcy and … More Mr. Darcy, I presume?
There’s this unwritten rule that you’re supposed to settle down in your twenties. College? Check. Job? Check. Apartment? Check. Okay, time to find your soulmate and spend the next sixty years of your life in marital bliss. People panic more if they’re single and in their twenties. Like oh, you didn’t meet the love of … More Settle Down
When someone says something unkind to you or about you, it sucks. We’ve all been there. But the awesome thing is that all you need is for the right person to say “Don’t listen to them”. The right person isn’t necessarily the one who’s qualified to tell you not to listen to the naysayers (for … More Don’t Listen to Them
“Never pick up and go somewhere just because of another person.” That’s something I think we’ve all heard before. When we were in high school, it was “Don’t pick a college just because your boyfriend/girlfriend is going there.” Then after college it was “Don’t move someplace just because the person you love is going there”, … More Stay or Go
1. Everyone is probably out to get you. Realize this early on, and prepare accordingly. Trust no one. 2. Always be ready with a witty retort. You want to be the Tyrion Lannister of your social circle. 3. If you can’t find your friend, he or she is either having sex or bludgeoning someone with … More Game of Thrones Life Rules