Okay so last week's FOT, I mentioned this boy I met at a party who I heard was interested in me, but that I never heard from.
So um, on Tuesday he sent flowers to my office? Yeah. Really nice ones. He was not messing around.
It was completely out of left field, and felt kind of weird, but he didn't mean it in a weird way, and it's like he's trying to buy me or anything. No one other than family members has ever given me flowers. It was kind of weirdly overwhelming, and like here I am getting all attached to material things but like... I don't know, it made me feel special.
Sobriety update: No alcohol for eight months now, Hairpin. One thing I've learned is that I have a backbone ("Should I just give in and drink that frosty IPA? No. Come on. You've made it this far. Do you want to start over again?") and that has translated to joining a crazy strenuous strength program to make my outsides match my tough insides. Stay warm out there!
Dear Hairpin -
This year, I'm thankful for finding you. Not only do I get to laugh a lot here, but also think and share and get a better understanding through all the good people who spend time on this site. I've gotten real world friendships out of this, and for that I'm grateful.
Happy holidays; everyone be safe!
By laurel on Friday Open Thread
Hey Jia and Emma, the comments login system logs me out and my comments disappear whenever I refresh.
By yeah-elle on Friday Open Thread
guys guys guys, i am just so happy about this that i have no compunction about gloating about it here.
when i finally got to spend like half an hour making out with my crush-that-i-asked-out, he kept stopping just to hug me and mutter little things like "oh man" and "jeez" and kiss the side of my head.
it's so cheesy and yet i am so happyyyyy, i am spending a ridiculous amount of time just smiling off into the ether like a total nutjob. it's scary guyssss i'm happy it's scary.
@I'm Right on Top of that, Rose That actually exactly sums up my sexual persona.
@peasofmind I'm currently inpiz (involuntarily pizzaless) myself.
Maybe it was supposed to be PUAHats, not PUAHate.
@Jaya Wait there's a ladder? Oh man, I need to refresh my sex ed.
By jazzloon on Friday Open Thread
@Madeline Shoes that's exactly how I go about things. So the Type A planner in me says it's coming soon!! Eeeeee yet again