They know when it’s time to break up with a friend.
Nobody reflects on their lives and concludes with “yes, this is exactly how I thought it would go.”
The cliché is true: it’s not about the years you’ve had in life, but the life you’ve had in your years.
We’re looking for relationships as though they’re something you order.
We were taught “you can be anything,” and we heard “you have to be everything.”
Because what do we, as a society, associate with “normal?” “Average?” Not the median. Not the middle-ground. But below average. Unexceptional.
Neither of you have the capacity to entertain petty dramas, so you don’t lose your connection to preventable, daily frustrations.
There exists a very particular breed of human in the world, one that merges the qualities of near apathetic lethargy and a manic desire to achieve.
1. Things that seem completely “normal” to you can be very stressful for us.
Too often women make the mistake of believing that to be powerful, and successful, and taken seriously, they must be more masculine.