Ali Koehler (Vivian Girls/Best Coast) and I, up to our armpits in the Twilight saga.
This morning, I was almost finished writing a lengthy diatribe against Chik-Fil-A when I received some devastating news that requires all of our immediate attention:
Kristen Stewart has cheated on Robert Pattinson.
OK, the news came out last week. But for those of you who've been busy dealing with real life, let me remind you that this is the famous vampire couple from the Twilight movies. According to the Internet, Kristen got caught making out with the director of the Snow White movie (that she starred in). I've always been a huge fan of the Twilight saga, and if only I'd checked my email a bit sooner, I might have been able to help:
Dear Kickball Katy,
I would love some advice on a problem I am dealing with right now in my love life. For the past few years, I have been seriously dating a guy, let's call him Johnny. And yes, he is a vampire. I know what you're going to say, they are all cold, emotionless, deadly, yadda yadda. But I tried to look past all of that and see him for who he really was, a 106 year old man in a totally hot teenage body. Anyways, I eventually decided to let him "turn me," and now I totally regret it! It's only been 3 years and I'm not into him anymore, how are we supposed to stay together literally forever?! I don't even know how I feel about monogamy… Any advice?
xo Lost in Time
The letter goes on and on, but you get the idea. Kristen was obviously unhappy, and she let it all explode in a "momentary indiscretion." Letting your boyfriend turn you into a vampire is like letting him give you the worst STD ever, and then isolating yourself because you think no one else will ever love you. That is NOT TRUE, there are other people out there (vampire and human alike) for whom being a bloodthirsty immortal is not a deal breaker. You just have to put yourself out there, maybe put up some dating ads online, and bide your time (there is a lot of it) until someone right one comes along. Perhaps you and Johnny were approaching this entirely wrong, and a paranormal "open relationship" would be more your speed. I've had friends who were having troubles until they invited a werewolf or two into their bedroom, and it really spiced things up again!
Whatever you do, just make sure you only "let the right one in" to your heart from now on.
If anyone else is seeking advice, feel free to email me at email@example.com.
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