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I 'm Bothered By the Little Things

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    Bothered By Little Things

    I used to have a lot of friends, but lately (like over the last few years) I've been noticing subtle changes in their personalities and the things they do and they just BOTHER ME. I almost ended a relationship with my best friend because of tiny things that all added up to just...
    burgityburg burgityburg 16-17 May 17, 2010

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