Tag Archives: Misery

The Contagion is Largely Contained

Are you sick or just avoiding a performance review?

How real friends show they care.

The worst thing about being sick is actually being sick; the second worst part is being sick and lonely.

If forced to choose between the two, I’d rather be heartbroken than seriously ill. When you’re heartbroken, emotionally-intelligent coworkers offer to listen; friends offer to keep you company while you self-medicate with violent apocalyptic video games, cake batter, and “That doesn’t happen in real life” critiques of romantic comedies. Continue reading →

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