Tag: social awkwardness

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

things to ask people, what to ask people, how to have a meaningful conversation, conversation questions, get to know, friendships, family, reunions, interesting conversation tips,

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 …

Things I Learned From You

personal essay, relationships, ex, SO, letter,

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 …

My Very Own ‘Mean Girls’

this stuff is golden, anxiety, depression, mental health, bullying, teen years, being a teenager, single sex school, high school, secondary school experiences, friendship, bullying,

Mean Girls is an awesome film. Most Millennials can quote one or two things from it at the very least. Some people even tried to make fetch happen – it didn’t happen. Some girls in my school tried to make Mean Girls happen. They wanted to be the Mean Girls. They experienced joy from recreating …

Ghosted By My Best Friend

ghosted, ghosting, friendship, best friends, bff, friends,

Originally I didn’t like her. She was always walking around the store – which partly was due to her job of dressing the mannequins and shop windows. You could hear her coming, laughter always following her and coming from her. Everybody paid her attention, whether that was with a cheery hello or a giggle at …

Choosing the Nice Guy

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Mostly I have turned to the bad guy. The bad guy who excited me. The bad guy who gave me a thrill. The bad guy who I thought would change for me. He was a sexy adrenaline rush. One you would initially feel good about. One you would end up feeling bad about. The bad …

It’s Okay Not To Be Happy All The Time

mental health, being happy, sadness, depression, mental illness, this stuff is golden,

I was a bit of a sad twelve year old girl. I did not fit in well in my secondary school – a single sex school filled with students desperate to grow-up, whilst I was still enjoying playing with my two younger brothers and not learning about all things adolescent. I wasn’t very good at …