In the vein of Cosmopolitan Magazine's Why Don't You
section where they usually gloriously list some heteronormative, "You Go Girl" bullshit here are some things you can give up to commemorate this holy season.
Why Don't You Give Up
- Drinking only on the weekends? You'll actually be sacrificing the time you enjoy learning, studying, and doing things sober.
- Having sex with one partner? The pleasure derived from intimate, monogamous relationships is certainly a vice you can do without.
- Being polite? The habit of having on-confrontational, respectful interactions is easily abstained from. Try answering, "How may I help you?" with a brisk slap, or comment on the weight of the person asking.
- Not blowing cigarette smoke in children's faces? I know for me, I usually avoid exhaling the vapors from my sweet little cancer sticks in stranger's faces, especially those of the innocent, virgin-lunged youth. This, however, is a pleasure of mine; as much as the act of smoking is bad for me and others around me, how do they know they don't like it? If a child, let's say around the age of 7 sees not only how cool I look smoking but really gets a deep cloud of carcinogens?