Kerry’s post on her dating life is a really great testament to why I’ll probably never get married. I think about everything way too much, or I come on too strong, and try too hard, and then devolve into awkward Xander-like rambling, which is pretty much my regular conversational mode. You all should read this:
(How do you like that aggressively counterintuitive title???)
Every time I reach a major milestone, I realize what I was doing wrong all those years of trying to get there.
Take college graduation. I’ll never forget sitting down to a breakfast bagel my last week of senior year, looking around my dorm’s dining room, and realizing, I forgot to meet all these people! I’ll bet most of them are cool.
I’d made some good friends freshman year and prided myself on “not being superficial” … but oh duh. I ignored the fact that small talk is the gateway to a real friendship.