Swearing is established shorthand for whatever visceral emotion we want to be channeling. And there’s nothing wrong with that. However, strangers should not have to listen to me, or you, sound like a rude idiot. More
Whatever you do, don’t make eye contact. Eye contact is death.
Picture the two of you together doing something innocuous. Just as a test. Mowing the lawn together, maybe. Holding hands in your dream kitchen. Tearfully putting down an old and beloved dog the two of you adopted together. Just as a test. How’s it look? It looks good, doesn’t it?
Okay, keep not making eye contact. Eventually they’ll get the hint and come ask you out. More
As one who does not care to talk to strangers pretty much ever, (unless I’m drunk and I’ve just realized that the stranger is obviously my soulmate), I have mastered ways in which to keep people from getting all up in your grill when you just want to be left alone. More
Karl Lagerfeld on why he doesn’t celebrate his birthday: ”It’s collection week. People have better things to do than eat lunch with strangers.” – Karl Lagerfeld Karl only has lunch with strangers, because he has no friends. Karl is maybe … More