You were always the first to have books.
I have learned that telling them to be a man is one of the most hurtful and dangerous things you can say – those words cut right down to their formation of self.
Our emotional terrorism leads us to feel like we must have an opinion to showcase that we are aware, that we are thinking about whatever subject matter it is we should be thinking about; that we care.
“Tinder culture: short-term fun but perhaps not satisfying for the long-term.”
Her music – as good music often does – was not just the length of her lifetime.
The more things seem to change, the more they stay the same.
The kind of music that makes you fall in love aren’t always love songs.
So even though our long-term selves may wants abs, our short-term selves want pizza.
“You’re beautiful,” he says. I stay silent.
Marriage needs more than love in order to be “successful,” I think.