I wish I knew this when I was younger. I wish I knew I was an introvert earlier.

Many were the times I cringed at the stupid shit my friends talk about, but for fear of being left out, I agreed like a blind monkey.

I’ve come to realize that the older you become, the less friends you need to be happy.


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