how not to be a dick
This job made me want to jump from the 10th floor of my building on a daily basis.
fast food
Unlike goldfish, we actually remember when you treat us poorly, and we will judge you next time you come in.
starbucks
how not to be a dick
"I’m not a racist. I think mixed race babies are the cutest!"
mother's day
I am now at the point in my life when there have been more years of not having a family than years having a family.
how not to be a dick
Here's a tip. If the job "really isn't that much," then why don't you just do it yourself?
gay marriage
atheism
Please don’t console me with sayings like “God has a plan for you” or “They went to be with Jesus” when something bad happens.
trans issues
Don’t out people. Don’t out people without their permission. Just don’t do it.
movies
I don’t know why, but something about bad behavior in a movie theater turns me into Michael Douglas in “Falling Down.”
cosignment
If there are blood stains all over your clothes don't bring them in!
parenting
I feel pretty secure in the knowledge that not wanting my own children is not the same thing as being a heartless, selfish, baby-hating bon vivant.
shopping
After many years as a seasonal employee, I've developed a keen sense of what actually constitutes good manners while shopping. You probably don't have them. You're rude and annoying and you probably don’t even know it.
twins
Being identical twins can be kind of hard for us sometimes, as I imagine it is for other twins, because of how some people act around us.
how not to be a dick
I should just “get it over with?” Sorry, but I’m not going to find some random guy to have sex with so you can feel more comfortable about my (non)sex life.
how not to be a dick
While the vast majority of my friends and family were incredibly understanding when I came out as polyamorous, some had questions and criticisms.
how not to be a dick
Here are some rules I’ve learned about how to be a good road user.
how not to be a dick
On January 7th, a little over six months ago, my older sister Tamar died of injuries she sustained in a bus crash a few days earlier. She was 20.
how not to be a dick
People with ADHD have gotten the “why don't you just pay attention/try harder/get organized” speech by well meaning and not so well meaning strangers, friends and family members hundreds of time.
pms
Ladies, as I am typing these words on my computer screen, I am going through it.
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Sep 11, 2013 at 3:00pm | 99 comments

how not to be a dick
I learned few valuable lessons through this journey with cancer that I’d like to pass on to you.
how not to be a dick