Weirdly, this is the most comforting life advice I’ve heard in awhile.

“One of these days,” I said, “I’m going to stop fucking it all up.”

“Oh, honey,” said my friend, an older and wiser man, the corners of his eyes crinkling upwards in a smile, “you are never going to stop fucking it all up.”

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8 thoughts on “Weirdly, this is the most comforting life advice I’ve heard in awhile.

  1. Pingback: Weirdly, this is the most comforting life advice I’ve heard in awhile. | Such A Beautiful Disaster

  2. He’s right. The thing about growing up (I was just telling my daughter this) is not that you get suddenly smarter one day and you have it all figured out, you just get better at rolling with it and figuring it out as you go. And you learn to manage your own fuckedupedness.

  3. …now if only we could manage the fuckedupedness of those around us in such a fashion as to not be affected…that’s the dilemma here, for this mouse.

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