"[My relationships were] like I was in these movies where the script was only half-written. When I’d get to the end of this half-script, the other actors wanted me to ad lib. But I had never gotten the hang of that. That’s why these movies were always box-office failures. Six of them in the past twenty years. I always blew the lines." ~ from my horrible first novel "Learn How To Pretend." (unpublished)(obviously)

Saturday, October 06, 2012

Why we do it.

We NEED people.

I used to think I was a loner, that I did better without others around. I've come to realize over the past ten or so years -- especially, the last five years -- that I AM a very social person. Not always sociable, but social. I crave those interactions -- at least the positive ones.

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