28 Feb '15, 12am

attention seekers: Posted in introspectionsugar & spiceI just had a mini-moment. I won’t call it an epiphany b...

attention seekers: Posted in introspectionsugar & spiceI just had a mini-moment. I won’t call it an epiphany b...

I just had a mini-moment. I won’t call it an epiphany because I don’t know that I’ll remember the moment years from now, with remarkable accuracy—as you’re able to do with true epiphanies—able to tell you what I was wearing (Phil’s cableknit cashmere sweater, waffle weave sweatpants, horn-rimmed glasses), or if I was on my bed, with my red water bottle on the night stand and an ipad mini propped up on the plaid flannel sheets of my unmade bed, with Fame High streaming in the background as I tried to erase photos from my iphone after transferring them onto my computer, but it was a glimpse at insight that made me cry, without tears. It felt like an embarrassing truth made its way upon my face and didn’t know where to go. It was an elevator ding of self-awareness. I feel ashamed that I’ve been embarrassed by my daughter’s hunger for the spotlight. I wanted her not to need it...

Full article: http://stephanieklein.com/2015/02/attention-seekers/

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