• Bright Places,  How To,  Life,  Social Life

    The Anti-Social Idiot’s Guide To Surviving a First Date

    I’m not exactly what you’d call a “people person.” I don’t like hugs, group outings, work parties, or bonfires. But of all the social activities that I’ve been forced to partake in during my lifetime, undeniably first dates are one of the worst. They are awkward, uncomfortable, and inevitably traumatizing; no way around it. So, I’ve begun to compile a…

  • Life,  Social Life

    Friends

    I was told to write this about a friend I admire. Hard to do, when I have more than enough to choose from. So allow me to exemplify my predicament in the only way I can: Sophia’s the sweetheart with an unbounded love for animals. She’ll sit with me and we’ll talk about Supernatural until our throats dry up. And…

  • Life,  Social Life

    Disliked by teacher

    Q: I don’t think my algebra teacher likes me.  What should I do? A: Hmm.  Bring her some π ?   (Just kidding.)  It’s nice to be liked, and to feel liked but the most important part of your relationship with your teacher is that it is a mutually respectful one and that you are learning.    You should feel comfortable…

  • Life,  Social Life

    Ask Adam – Gifts for Guys

    Q: Dear Adam, My boyfriend is really hard to shop for. What are some good ideas for a basic guy gifts? A:  It’s a fact that most guys are hard to shop for, but don’t fret! I’ve got your back! I typically try to make my gifts follow one of these guidelines: 1) The gift is unique to your relationship…