Don't worry that you're being pathetic when you try not to get caught stealing a kiss from your spouse, or when you pray for a time when the kids are out of the house so you can make out on the couch, or when you consider a trip with your husband to the lawn-care section of Home Depot a hot date. No. You're not pathetic. You're in a blended family...
I'm sorry I'm so pathetic, " he thought, and then realized he had also said it. Beth laughed, so lightly and so kindly that Denis felt it in his chest, not his stomach. Can I tell you a secret?" Yes, tell me all your secrets Denis kept to himself. Beth leaned in, whispered: "All boys are pathetic.
HOW PATHETIC THIS MUST SOUND TO A HOPE OF FINALLY GETTING OUT HOW PATHETIC THIS MUST SOUND TO SOMEONE WHO DOESN'T EVEN KNOW HE'S BORED OF THIS TOWN TRY TO MAKE SENSE OF WHAT HAPPENS NEXT AND IN THE MEANTIME I COULD HAVE STOLEN A FUCKING CAR EYES WIDE ON THE HEAVY PLIGHT OF THE CITY ALIGHT. BEAM DOWN ON THE KNIFE THAT BURNS BRIGHT LOST ALL THE FIRE TO THE CHURCH'S ILL ARCADE. DON'T BELIEVE ME WHEN I SAY I'M NOT AFRAID ANOTHER NIGHT ARRIVES, SLICE OPEN YOUR EYES. I USED TO WASTE MY TIME DREAMING IN-BETWEEN LIES HOW PATHETIC THIS MUST SOUND TO A HOPE OF FINALLY GETTING OUT HOW PATHETIC THIS MUST SOUND TO SOMEONE WHO DOESN'T EVEN KNOW HE'S BORED OF THIS TOWN TRY TO MAKE SENSE OF WHAT HAPPENS NEXT, I'LL WAIT BORED ON SETTLED GROUND TRY TO MAKE SENSE OF WHAT HAPPENS NEXT AND IN THE MEANTIME I COULD HAVE STOLEN A FUCKING CA
Leah looked at her parents, lost in their own fantasies, and decided that the three of them were a pretty pathetic family - but she wasn't sure who was more pathetic: the dateless girl spending the night of the big dance by herself in her bedroom, or the parents who foolishly believed a boy would arrive on their doorstep with flowers, a limo, and a promise to rescue their daughter from her solitude.
Man is potentially a son, and woman is potentially a mother; woman depends on the dependence of man. The spinster, if pathetic at all, is pathetic because she has no one to look after, not because there is no one to look after her. Bear in mind that the conventional spinster keeps a canaary as a substitute for a husband.
The hardest thing about being a guy is that women don't accept that you really are just a simple, pathetic, labrador retriever-like creature. That we live in a world were women actually expect you to think thoughtful thoughts, and have real emotions, which we don't have. Having to try to live up to the imaginary ideal that women have of what men are, instead of just being what you are, which is just a pathetic creature, but still.
Get him now?" Duncan asked. He looked at the sword in his hand. Unsure of what he should do, he tossed the weapon at the giant. The sword flipped through the air a couple of times and landed softly on the grass only a few feet away. "That was the most pathetic thing I've ever seen, " said Gustav. Duncan stepped forward to retrieve his sword, tripped over his belt, hit his head on a rock, and knocked himself out cold. "I spoke to soon, " said Gustav. "That was the most pathetic thing I've ever seen.