Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Love in a time of grade school triangles

I was looking through old emails the other day and came across this gem from my younger brother addressed to my older sister and I. It was written in 2000 which means he was eleven years old at the time:


> Subject: Help Me!
> Date: Sat, 8 Apr 2000 13:07:10 -0700
>
> Hey You Guys.
>
>
> Sara I'm sending this to your e-mail address but share it with Samira. This is Kia and I need some major advice. It's about Nissa. I just can't get her out of my head. After school on Friday I was heart broken. You know how my best friend likes her too, its a hard friendship to have. In a way were both kind of fighting over her, but we never talk about it. In the beginning I liked Nissa way before Steven came in. It's like he knew I liked her and then he just is taking her away. This is why I'm very mad off by my friend Steven. Nissa totally knows that we both like her and she still talks to us. Some days she pays more attention to me, and vise versa with Steven. Now on Friday she payed lots of special attention to him. And at the end of the day he was so happy, happy, and was rubbing it in. Your probably laughing right now, and thinking,;Kia your just a kid don't worry about these things; but it's kind of- it's important to me. Give me some sort of comeback to this. Something that will make her crawl back to me. Something that will make Steven speechless. Sis's, I need help. Remember this is just between us three. This is no joke. I'm turning to you cause your my sisters and I love you. Thanks.
>
> Peace Out
> Kia
>
> P.S XOXOXOXO

Have you ever read anything more adorable in your entire life? I can't remember what advice I gave in response or how it all panned out. Kia also doesn't know what ever became of Nissa...apparently, she's nowhere to be found on Facebook. This makes me so nostalgic for the time when the extent of our dating problems consisted of whether or not we got to talk to our crushes at school. Sigh. Those were the good old days. I wonder if I told him it's all downhill from there.

2 comments:

  1. "Funny," "interesting," or "cool." There's no little check-box for "cute." It's totally "cute!"

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  2. That is the sweetest thing EVER! I want to know what happened!! :)

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