How to become a grown-up in 468 easy(ish) steps.

Step 277: Do not expect kudos for being decent

Let’s say you are a non-racist, thoughtful-to-LGBTQA folks, non-sexist, bill-paying-on-time, recycling-sorting, never-kicks-puppies kind of person:

To you I say, and mean it, congratulations. That is awesome. Take a second and feel nice about yourself.

All done? Good. Because those are not things that make you worthy of praise. That shit is standard. Do not expect others to pat you on the back for a lack of assholishness. Pat yourself, and others, on the back when it is merited.

26th Jan 2013 1,565 notes , Comments
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