Another day, another problem, another audio session with Bubby.
Something has been bothering me lately. I have this friend, and lately at school he has started up a student government and now is trying to start up a newspaper. I try to be supportive, but I can't help but to resent it a bit. He and I are both smart, but he acts so arrogant. He is also materialistic, and changes the way he is to fit in. He is still my friend and I'd like to feel proud of him, but right now I am a little mad.
During a meeting of the Debate team, the coach said to him, "I am really going to use you this year, you are so dedicated." I could not stand it, I almost broke out in tears. He used to go to to meeting last year, but then he stopped, and did not start back up until the season was almost over. I went to almost every tournament, while he only went to two, plus I always stay after school.
It bothers me because he is he does things just to get the glory, while I do things because they matter to me. He gets the glory, and I feel bad about myself.
Should I tell my speech coach how I feel, or ignore it?
From, No Glory, No Problem?
Dear No Glory, No Problem,
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Whether Bubby is reminding us that boyfriends do not substitute for warm jackets in the winter, or that it's
better to receive a compliment than a brick, she always has something to say to her granddaughters.
Now with this new website, Bubby can finally share her wisdom with the rest of the world.
And she's excited about it!
(Which confuses us, because she used to say we were all she needed.)
Hopefully this will be as much fun for new readers as it will surely be for her.
And if not, well, as Bubby says, it will all come out in the wash.
So, are you looking for advice on food, work, a broken heart, or the perfect bat mitzvah present?
But no dirty words allowed or you'll only get one matzah ball.
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