Allow Me to Reintroduce Myself

  Hello Effing Life readers and followers! I’m Yih, the blog’s newest contributor. I got a littleahead of myself when I wrote about “How Many Friends I Can Afford” before officially introducing myself to you, my free Internet friends I can afford. So let me take a mulligan, rewind the tape and enter the site’s…

How Many Friends Can I Afford?

“People Whore” My closest friends affectionately call me a “people whore,” a term designated for the extrovert struggling to live any moment alone. And they’re right. For better or worse, I require the sound of banter and laughter. I long for claustrophobic spaces with many people, fearing the silence, the stillness and the loneliness. So…