“Familiarity does not breed contempt, anything one does every day is important and imposing and anywhere one lives is interesting and beautiful. And that is all as it should be.”—Gertrude Stein, Paris France.
girlfriend:well, he's quite an asshole and he's really selfish and he's all about his BAND and wants to put the absolute minimum effort into a emotional relationship...
me:wow...[shudder]...that sounds like everyone i've ever dated.
girlfriend:oh, i'm hoping they grow out of that phase.
me:how old is he?
me:HA! no. Not until he's...like...27...and I'm actually lying to you because it's 28. But like...really, I feel that it's 32...probably. You know actually, I've dated 32 year olds that have acted more like 18 year olds than actual 18 year olds....um...?