The Wonder Years

And that’s when she said it. The word I was to hear from beautiful girls like Lisa Berlini time and time again. The word that struck a chord so violent in me, that I wanted to strangle guys like Brad Ganes with my bare hands. 

Friends.

How are things going?

Okay…

With Winnie, I mean

Oh…things are pretty much over with us, you know…

Guess it must hurt a lot doesn’t it?

I guess so…

I wish I could say it gets easier.

A real winner, Kevin. :P

A real winner, Kevin. :P

Seriously, she was so perfect. Ugh.

Seriously, she was so perfect. Ugh.

I actually found this episode really endearing. In high school, the friends you have  feel and become more like family then just simply, strangers you spend your lunch with. The adventures you share and experience with them, together at those times of your life —-while maybe small, pointless, and stupid— all have this grand and amazing feeling to them, and I feel the episode depicted that perfectly.

Love can kill you. It can tear you apart. But if you’re very lucky, it can bring you back together. Sometimes love is unexpected and unpredictable, and sometimes you just have to go with your heart… and hope for the best.
Kevin Arnold (via mellephant)
Extremely relatable.

Extremely relatable.

It was the first kiss for both of us. We never really talked about it afterward. But I think about the events of that day again and again. And somehow I know that Winnie does too, whenever some blowhard starts talking about the anonymity of the suburbs or the mindlessness of the TV generation. Because we know that inside each one of those identical boxes, with its Dodge parked out front and its white bread on the table and its TV set glowing blue in the falling dusk, there were people with stories, there were families bound together in the pain and the struggle of love. There were moments that made us cry with laughter, and there were moments, like that one, of sorrow and wonder.
Kevin Arnold (Fred Savage), The Wonder Years (1988-1993) Pilot (via shervinator)