I guess I just grew up thinking that when we become adults, we get to do what we love. For work, for fun, forever. I don't know where I got that from. Seems silly now.
—Crystal Woods in Write Like No One is Reading 2
Truthfully, there are only a handful of people in this world who really get joy from seeing you happy. Most won't care if you're happy, only if you're miserable like they are.
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