i was ringing up a winter hat for a man the other day and i said “oh, it’s so cute! i love the pom-pom on the top.” and he smiled and agreed and a few seconds later he picked the hat out of the bag and said “you called this a pom-pom?” and i said yes, that’s what i call them, and he explained that h...
- me, 5 seconds before making an online purchase:I HAVE NEVER FELT MORE ALIVE
- me, 5 seconds after making an online purchase:What Have I Done
if you were praised for being smart as a child and now feel crippling sensations of inadequacy when you don’t instantly know how to do something perfectly clap your hands
“i don’t know if i’m ready for college,” i say, a college student, who is already enrolled in college