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I'm just halfway to something better.

by Wench on February 2, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

"Sometimes I think that people look at me and are like, 'Wow you're in a shitty place. Irresponsible.' And I'm just like, 'Bromance. I got dropped in a much shittier place, and this is what it looks like when I'm halfway through walking somewhere better. So move on and stop judging me.' This halfway place has a lot of whiskey."

--My very dear friend, Julia.


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