I never thought of myself as social and friendly. My eyes are dark and bland, my voice is monotone and brash, I tend to blame my features for the lack of relationships I have.
However, that's not why I don't have any friends. It's my mindset.
Let me take you back to the scene of my last summer job. I worked behind the counter of an ice cream shop. I survived the day only because of one person, Riley. Riley is a round and freckle faced girl. A short stack that carries around an unworldly amount of ego.
Her mocha eyes and smile consistently gives me gratitude. She's the best person to spend the day with. Warm and loving, she always invites me into the conversation.
I have no idea why she chooses to talk to me. The first time we met was during orientation. I remember lingering to the back when she came up to ask me, "Isn't it...