Blindly chasing a vague sense of success isn’t motivating enough. Until you find something worth doing, you won’t do anything.
I was crying almost every night. Wondering whether I made the right move or not.
Why it is not okay to give these people the same freedom and rights the society gives to straight people?
Know when to speak up. Your friends’ sexist joke isn’t funny and neither is his racist one, so call him out on both.
You’ve lost someone you cared for. You’ve lost someone who made you smile. You’ve lost someone you imagined a future with.
I may never be comfortable in my own skin, but at least for today, I’ll try.
There is nothing men fear more than the hot girl’s friend coming over to join the conversation. It is the universal code for Game Over.
Pamplemousse La Croix is the foreigner whose name you can never pronounce, but you without a doubt have the hots for.
But how I feel about myself, I can change. Thank you for reminding me to love myself.
These are pretty basic, ladies. I’m surprised there are people out there doing this stuff.
There’s no doubt that our society still sends women the message that they aren’t truly successful unless they get married. And I honestly cannot think of a more dangerous lie to tell or to believe.
Hey Robert, I cheated on my first wife about fifteen years ago and I felt horrible about it. But I never let myself feel that. Instead, I decided to blame her for my actions.
We all want to be that girl who holds the power to make him see the error of his ways, and want to be better. But the truth is he has to want to be better for himself.
So much of my being is wrapped up in him like we’ve spilled into one another like watercolors blending together to create something new entirely.
“When she backhanded me in the mouth until I lost consciousness.”
Instead of writing article after article, why don’t I just write a book?
You have trouble letting people out of your life. Even when someone is no longer bringing you happiness or any positivity.
To the friends who pick up the pieces even though you warned me about him.
some truths are harder to swallow.
I feel like an idiot, because I misinterpreted everything that happened between us.
Authorities have not yet deemed it a hate crime.
You didn’t ask for any of this.
Recognise that there are people in this world who are going to use your trauma, your heartache to control you in an argument, in a relationship, in your life, in moments when you are at your most fragile and vulnerable. This is how abusers work.
I see too much, too fast, falling hard already when I don’t know you at all.
You fear someone getting too close. You fear someone knowing you that deeply. You fear someone seeing you as vulnerable.
Part of being a good person is finding the strength and kindness to walk away even when you are holding a tinder box that could blaze through an evil person’s entire world.
“When she spent two hours helping me find my keys in a dumpster.”
it’s been two years
since i last saw you,
but i’m still writing
poems about you.
Don’t fall in love with your best friend, because in all that time you’ve known him, he never once treated you like an option.
*Obligatory not all women.
The couple is ready to welcome child #3.
Father, please be with this boy I loved. Show him how powerful you are, how big your heart is. Show him the love you want for him—a love that is pure, passion, and honorable to both him, and you.
except when it’s 11:33 PM
and I’ve had a moment where I realize
I’m holding space for you.
My journey is Heartbreak. Childhood Trauma. Iraq’s Warzone. Helplessness. Stigma. My journey is Bipolar Disorder. PTSD. And a fierce case of acute anxiety with a sprinkle of panic disorder on top. My journey is survival, finding hope, and sharing my experiences because the vibrations you create will be returned as an even greater echo.
I’m the girl you start an almost relationship with, the girl you stay up until 2 in the morning texting when you’re wasted, the girl you try to hook up with without any strings attached.
True love never restricts. It’s the anchor to a ship, as much as it’s the wings to a bird. It’s the implicit trust that leaves no room for insecurities. It understands that sometimes separation is inevitable, and it patiently waits. It’s when the journey takes precedence over the destination.
SEX ON THE BEACH
Just likes the looks she gets when she orders this.
Nick Cardello and Kurt English have been together for 25 years and have spent most of their relationship fighting for equal rights, something that they still do today.
You are not defined by your pain, by your past, by what has broken you. You are defined by how you believe and by how you rise.
All I have ever wanted was to be the girl that a guy sees as irreplaceable, but that has never been the case.
Believe it or not, your zodiac sign determines who your most compatible lover is.
You have to ignore the shit out of your ex for at least six months.
There are a few books that, among a sea of others, I view as essential “must reads” for anyone looking to cultivate a new mindset and deepen awareness.
“Everything hurts and I’m dying.”
“He has a big jacked-up truck that has all these extra mods on it to make it loud and gaudy-looking.”
This is an escape from grief, or guilt, or loss. You can leave those emotions at home, they will be there when you get back.
These should keep you good and scared for the foreseeable future.
Utilizing these habits can aid in harnessing the good in your life.
Your summer heat has burned me enough. You made me parched, wilted and extremely exhausted. You drained everything from me. But there you were, oblivious of the damage you’ve caused.
She surprises him on their special day yet he always forgets.