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"You're sad about the wrong things, Albert."
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"You get five paid sick days and two disgruntled days."
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What They Brought to the Table
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"Oh, filled with hopeless longing. And you?"
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"No, I like my job. I like my apartment. I like my friends. I like our relationship. I'm just not sure I like what it all adds up to."
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'Mike! How the heck are you?' - 'The usual, Pete! Spiritually and emotionally empty, my personal life is a shambles, and I'm near-suicidal!
A man shoots cupid with an arrow.
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"I used to be miserable. I was happy then."
"Wow, I never realized your unhappiness was so nuanced."
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"Get me rewrite!"
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"I want to vote my fears this year, but they'll only let me vote once."
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"Mother sends Season's Greetings with her love to you, Lydia. She says how she does so wish to spend the holidays with us but she knows that would mean we would have to drive five hundred and fifty miles to her house, as it is impossible for her to accept
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"You can cast a pall in there."
Career Progression Ladder
"I can't keep seeing you, Tina. I'm still in love with my unhappiness."
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'Hi, I'm a blueprint.'
"The problems will remain the same, but apparently they get wordier and wordier."
'Can't talk right now. I'm simulating happiness on Facebook.'
Misery Loves Co., Inc.
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Dog crying at his place being replaced by a lap top.
"So, even after we've bought us a new car, our lives remain fundamentally unchanged."
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"Look, Joel, you're relatively young, have a relatively nice job and a relatively nice wife. There's no reason in the world why you shouldn't be relatively happy."