I hope the men around me value these things and, more than that, I hope the women around me find a man who does.
You aren’t impressing or enchanting people by telling them that you are low-maintenance. You are privileging what you see as “masculinity” and assuming that women aren’t capable of possessing these certain traits.
I am the architect of my fridge; I and I alone choose its contents.
Compliments are lovely and I’m not trying to sound ungrateful or not flattered. I’m having trouble explaining this, but just know that when you turn a fun, humorous site into a place where you try to romance someone, it becomes a bit odd and sometimes off-putting.
The business section of H&M. The same goes for the fancy part of Forever 21. It’s not that I couldn’t spend $34.95 on a blazer, but where am I going to wear that?
If you have a photo with what looks to be your ex-girlfriend, What. Are. You. Thinking?
On a typical Friday night I am: getting into my pajamas if it takes my friends longer than 6 minutes to text me back with solid and enticing plans.
Do you own suede booties? One pair? Cool, that’s not gonna cut it.
Every once in a while, get on hours-long customer service calls. That will swallow up hours of your time with someone you don’t want to be talking to.
I think when I liked you, really like-liked you, I was delighted to have something that I needed. Something that lit my insides on fire. Now? Now I know I need to quit.