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W E E K O N E :
he told me that
I'm beautiful when I'm angry.
b i g m i s t a k e
EXCERPT FROM ANITA LIBERTY'S DIARY
Temp job. It was in midtown. Hellish. Truly. I realized something today when I was in the elevator of this huge office building:
chivalry is not dead. Far from it, much to my dismay. In crowded midtown office building elevators, male passengers insist on stepping aside to let female passengers off first. No matter if all the men are in the front of the elevator. No matter if the elevator is so akes all of us twice as long to get out the door. Well, I'd like to take the liberty of speaking for my gender when I say, "Just get off the goddamned elevator, you idiots! Just get off. Don't worry about me. Don't even think about me. When the doors open, just get out.
Get out. You have one thing to remember and one thing only: Elevator stops. Doors open. Get the fuck out of my way."
ADVICE FROM ANITA LIBERTY
People talk a lot about
how that's the only way you can truly get over a break-up and move on,
the only way to show your strength and exhibit growth.
Here's what I think about letting go:
You don't have to.
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I know what people say about me.
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"Anita Liberty just needs to get laid."
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