Things I was not meant to be taught but learned anyway:

  1. you are never as good at something as you think you are
  2. everyone settles eventually
  3. under no circumstances should you leave the house without makeup
  4. people can treat you like shit and you will still love them
  5. you will never be enough
  6. you will never be pretty enough
  7. young enough or thin enough
  8. you are smart enough
  9. but men don’t like a woman smarter than them
  10. and you will always be smarter than them
  11. living with regret will make you an asshole; especially when you’re drunk
  12. I know you think it could never happen to you, but everyone is a statistic
  13. you have to learn to manipulate people
  14. love is the most important thing, even if it ruins you