The only way I could get comfortable around people was to make them laugh. I was an obedient girl, and humor was my one form of rebellion. I used comedy to deflect. Like, “Hey, check out my zit!”—you know, making fun of yourself before someone else has a chance to.
Tina Fey (via carolineclancy)
Accurate description of me, until my teens anyway, when faced with a father in the police force, and the family had to move around alot as a result. New schools, new kids = tough crowd.