An excerpt from my last conversation ever with my former best friend:
(Me) "So you were basically friends with me for the first 3 years of high school because I gave you compliments? And for all of the advice I've given you over the years, the one time you decide not to take it is when it's totally going to fuck up your life going into college?
"Well...I was coming out of a very hard time in my life, and I was very vulnerable---"
"Because one of your closest friends called you a slut in 8th grade? I'm sorry, but that's just ridiculous. Everyone is vulnerable. You don't think I am? My parents got divorced when I was 6."
"Yeah, but that happened when you were 6." [read more]