Years ago, in a time when prom dates and college applications were a priority for me, I went to a friend’s house to play video games and eat sugar-coated cereal all day.
I’d been going through a tough breakup and wanted an escape. After losing a few rounds of Mario Kart, I placed my controller on the carpet and walked to the kitchen, almost passing the living room sofa unscathed.
My friend’s mom, comfortably planted beneath a blanket and flanked by plush pillows, looked up from her book. It was most likely something about tenuous relationships — she was a fan of drama.Read more on themighty.com