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They seemed so free of our worries, our self-doubts, and our search for what is usually called security—a dreary goal.
I think that we bewilder our parents with our sensible ideas, which look, on the surface, like maturity.
We prefer not to consider the fact that human destinies are subject to amazingly ephemeral influences and that often our most rewarding experiences come about by pure chance.
This sort of thinking seems risky to us, and we are not a generation to take risks.
In our complicated world, any simplification of the events around us is welcome and, in fact, almost necessary.
We need to feel our place in history; it helps in our constant search for self-identity.
But the trouble is, once the relationship with Joe has become an established thing, getting out of it again (when Joe's conversation begins to have the stimulating effect of a dose of Seconal) is about as easy as climbing out of a mud swamp. A friend of mine, trying to rid herself of such a relationship, told me she felt bad about "flushing" old Joe, since he was really such a nice person."I understand your point of view," said Joe finally, "but you don't understand mine at all.Don't you realize that now I have to go out and find myself a new girl?She worried for a long time, then prepared the most understanding, sensitive, kind speech she could think of, taking into account his tender feelings and possible indignation.She delivered it to Joe, who listened her out with a rather stunned expression, and then waited for his reaction.