“You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you.” –Pride & Predjudice
I only read the Cliff Notes of Pride & Predjudice in 9th grade, but I know a good line when I see one. It’s almost 11pm on a Friday night; I’m avoiding Facebook and Myspace is a ghost town. How quickly the great and powerful fall into yesterday’s flavor of the month bin.
Whenever I start to feel ‘trapped,’ which happens quite often, I ask myself things I do not question during sane hours. I berate myself for not giving a shit about searching for a man to date/marry/reproduce with. My ‘chill’ personality responds with “it’s not a top priority right now, independence is” and then my self-destructive/’realistic’ personality and chill personality face off.
Self-destrucive/realistic: “Well it’s fine if dating is not a priority, but getting wrapped up with the Mr. Obviously Wrongs is not a damn bit healthier.”
Chill/M-Bizzle: “Fair enough. No more wasting time on those emotionally unavailable poor excuses for substitutes.”
Chill/M-Bizzle : “For real. Look, I’m opening my review book right now. Time to study, one of my top priorities.”
Self-destructive/Realistic : “Hmmph.”
Chill/M-Bizzle : “But first I’m taking a bath to luxuriate in being a fullfilled single woman/future business owner. “