Friendship is a lot like falling in love. You meet someone. You find that you two have the same interests (“You like Beyonce'? No way! Me too!”) and you hit it off from there, fancying yourselves as an inseparable duo. Like Batman and Robin. Two peas in a Batpod....
Being alone is not scary, or bad, or a curse, or any other bullshit thing that people make it out to be. Being alone is also not lonely, unless you make it lonely. Being alone is better than settling for a bunch of shitty dates that make you feel horrible...
WHEN I FIRST HEARD MEG JAY’S TED TALK “WHY 30 IS NOT THE NEW 20” – I FINALLY FELT VALIDATED. I was in my early twenties and trying to balance the pressure of “not taking life too seriously” with my own internal expectations. I felt like I was back in high...