Janet (j4) wrote,

Why don't they have ecstasy aunts as well?

It's happened quite frequently lately that I seem to have ended up accidentally trying to offer people advice. I should point out to anybody who might find themself in the situation of asking for (or receiving unsolicited) advice from me that I'm really not very good at giving advice. I try to say useful things because I care, but more often than not I think I just put my foot in it.

I was going to write a long essay on the giving and taking of advice, but right now I'm just feeling too sad about seeing things go wrong for lovely people. Sometimes I just want to hug the world and make everybody a cup of tea, but that really doesn't sit well with a fashionably and ironically cynical image, does it? So it's just as well I don't really have such an image.
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