I say that I “hate people” but really I’m just too lazy to say “My social anxiety makes me feel extremely uncomfortable and awkward around other people therefore I find it difficult to socialize with them.”
I say that I “hate life”, but really, I’m just too lazy to say “The challenges that I am currently facing, combined with my fears about the future are bringing me down, therefore I find it difficult to motivate myself.”
don’t let them know
Just a few congratulatory tweets to the ever so graceful Lupita Nyong’o!
This is how black girls/women feel right now. I’m happy to feel this.
I am on cloud nine.
-An excerpt from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Americanah (2013)
I cannot wait to buy this book.