When you’re off your meds and thinking “today wasn’t bad, I can do this”… and then your day turns to shit and you realize you can’t.
When I realize that I forgot to take my birth control
PRETENDING TO LISTEN YOUR ROOMMATE’S PROBLEMS
I don’t trust anyone who hasn’t been self-destructive in some way. And who hasn’t gone through some sort of self-loathing? You’ve got to bang yourself around a bit to know yourself.
Checking out a guy
After one drink:
They had killed themselves over our dying forests, over manatees maimed by propellers as they surfaced to drink from garden hoses; they had killed themselves at the sight of used tires stacked higher than the pyramids; they had killed themselves over the failure to find a love none of us could ever be. In the end, the tortures tearing the Lisbon girls pointed to a simple reasoned refusal to accept the world as it was handed down to them, so full of flaws.
|—||Jeffrey Eugenides [The Virgin Suicides]|