5 Famous Men I Was Legitimately In Love With At One Time Or Another
Eddie Vedder, Lead Singer In Pearl Jam
My/His Age At The Time We Fell In Love: 13/28
Length Of Our Relationship: 1 year
Why I Loved Him: For his awesome voice, heartwrenching lyrics, and anti-establishment vibe; because he was shy just like me; for his hair that was more gorgeous than mine; because his girlfriend was a feminist so he probably didn't think girls needed to be conventionally pretty.
How Far I Went For Love: Knowing he had lived in San Diego for at least a period of time, I went through the phone book looking for people with his last name, found one nearby and created a backstory that I convinced myself was true that involved him living in that house at one point, and would make my mom and/or dad drive past that house every time I was in the car with them. Sometimes I would duck just incase a relative of his was still in the house because I didn't want it to get back to him and have him think I was crazy or something.
Level Of Intimacy: He had a very serious girlfriend and eventually wife at the time, who I respected because she was punk rock and a feminist, so not much. Eddie's lack of real availability is what caused my eyes to wander on over to...