Tag: relationships

32 Things You Can Ask That Are Better Than ‘What Do You Do?’

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I don’t know about you but most of the time being asked or asking someone what they do for a living can be the end to a conversation. You politely ask the question, they rely with their most used answer from their ‘basic conversation’ mind vault, and you either ask them a question following the …

Quotes Taken From: Looking For Alaska

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With nothing having happened to ‘Pudge’ before moving to boarding school, we follow him to his new life and subsequent new, slightly unusual friends. His attention is particularly drawn to Alaska – the girl down the hall, the girl who is as beautiful as she is screwed up. With plenty of pranks, adventures and infatuation …

Why I Cut Out Half Of My Family

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I’m not sure how to describe my dad. I would say he’s ‘insane’ but technically he (probably) isn’t. I would say he’s ‘unhinged’ but I haven’t spoken to him in years, so who knows. I would say he’s a generally horrible human being, but I know that a lot of other dads have been and …

You Are The Man

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When you doubt yourself it hurts my heart a little bit, though I am conscious that when I call myself fat, ugly, stupid (or all three) I’m probably doing the exact same to you. I am grateful that you feel you can share your insecurities with me, even if those insecurities make my ears want …

Things I Learned From You

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I learnt that being myself was okay. It was enough. I could be my own person and still be liked, adored and even loved. I could be whoever I wanted to be. You were bold enough to be true to yourself, and so could I. We could hold hands walking down the street, sit outside …