• Calm Down, Folks - Prom And Homecoming Are Just Dances

    2 monthes ago - By Scary Mommy

    One day in the spring of 1993, B.J. Gibbons stopped me in the hall after choir class. “Hey Annie,” he said. “Would you like to be my prom date?” Then I said, “Sure, that would be great. Thanks!”
    That was it. That was me being asked to my senior prom. And you know what? It was enough. That was what everyone did. Not once in my entire life since that day have I ever thought, “You know, I wish I'd been asked to prom in a more elaborate way.”
    I point this out because apparently, a mere couple of decades later, being asked to prom or homecoming has become a major life milestone, right up there...
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