A first date where I was trying not to be anxious and he was trying to get rid of all the awkward silences— thing is, I like the fact that we were both a little self-conscious because it meant that what we were doing mattered to us. That applies to anything.
Imagine my horror yesterday, sitting in an African hair salon getting my hair done when I find myself in the position of needing to ask for help. From strangers. It was a hot mess. Here's what happened.