How do you just stop being terrified of getting left behind and ending up by yourself forever and not meaning anything to the world?
Books are the ultimate Dumpees: put them down and they’ll wait for you forever; pay attention to them and they always love you back.
He liked the mere act of reading, the magic of turning scratches on a page into words inside his head.
A formula for teen relationships.
A really nice explanation of Colin’s Theorem from my novel An Abundance of Katherines. The theorem really works (not because of anything I did but because it was created by noted mathematician and state representative Daniel Biss), and it’s surprisingly accurate, although of course imperfect.
One side note: The formula completely fails if you make the Dumper/Dumpee differential zero, which was a joke that Daniel and I put into the formula, our thought being that if you think hard enough, the dumper/dumpee differential is NEVER zero.