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  • What's "Choose life"?

  • What?

  • "Choose life."

  • Simon says it sometimes.

  • He says, "Choose Life, Veronika."

  • Choose Life...

  • "Choose Life" was a well-meaning slogan from a 1980's anti-drug campaign.

  • And we used to add things to it.

  • So I might say for example: Choose...

  • ...designer lingerie in the vain hope of kicking some life back into a dead relationship.

  • Choose handbags, choose high-heeled shoes.

  • Cashmere and silk, to make yourself feel what passes for "happy."

  • Choose an iPhone, made in China by a woman who jumped out of a window and stick in the pocket of your jacket, fresh from a South Asian firetrap.

  • Choose Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram and a thousand other ways to spew your bile across people you've never met.

  • Choose updating your profile.

  • Tell the world what you had for breakfast, and hope that someone, somewhere, cares.

  • Choose looking up old flames, desperate to believe that you don't look as bad as they do.

  • Choose live blogging, from your first wank to your last breath.

  • Human interaction reduced to nothing more than data.

  • Choose ten things you never knew about celebrities who'd had surgery.

  • Choose screaming about abortion.

  • Choose rape jokes, slut shaming, revenge porn and an endless tide of depressing misogyny.

  • Choose "9/11 never happened," and if it did it was the Jews.

  • Choose a zero-hour contract, and a two-hour journey to work.

  • And choose the same for your kids, only worse.

  • And maybe tell yourself it's better that they never happened.

  • And then sit back and smother the pain with an unknown dose of an unknown drug made in somebody's fucking kitchen.

  • Choose unfulfilled promise.

  • And wishing you'd done it all differently.

  • Choose never learning from your own mistakes.

  • Choose watching history repeat itself.

  • Choose the slow reconciliation towards what you can get, rather than what you always hoped for.

  • Settle for less and keep a brave face on it.

  • Choose disappointment.

  • And choose losing the ones you loved, and as they fall from view a piece of you dies with them.

  • Until you can see that one day in the future, piece by piece, they will all be gone.

  • And there will be nothing left of you to call alive or dead.

  • Choose your future, Veronika.

  • Choose life.

  • Anyway, it amused us at the time!

What's "Choose life"?

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