Stuff I learned living in the real world

............that you cannot make someone love you. All you can do is stalk them and hope they panic and give in.

............ that no matter how much I care, some people are just buttheads.

............ that it takes years to build up trust, and it only takes suspicion, not proof, to destroy it.

............that you can get by on charm for about fifteen minutes.

............that you shouldn't compare yourself to others - they are more screwed up than you think.

............that you can keep puking long after you think you're finished.

............ that we are responsible for what we do, unless we are celebrities.

............ that regardless of how hot and steamy a relationship is at first, the passion fades, and there had better be a lot of money to take its place.

............that the people you care most about in life are taken from you too soon and all the less important ones just never go away.

............that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.

............that 99% of the time when something isn't working in your house, one of your kids did it.

............ that you can tell a lot about a person by the way he/she handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.

............that regardless of your relationship with your parents, you'll miss them when they're gone from your life.

............ that making a "living" is not the same thing as making a "life."

............ that life sometimes gives you a second chance.

............ you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands. You need to be able to throw something back.

............ that whenever I decide something with an open heart, I usually make the right decision.

............ that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.

............ that every day you should reach out and touch someone. People love a warm hug, or just a friendly pat on the back.

............ that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.

............ that I still have a lot to learn.



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