Goodbyes are endings, but memories stay. Feelings last.
Do what makes you happy for a change, not what you are supposed to do. Remember the mantra: self care is not selfish in any way.
Entrepreneurship is f*cking hard. There’s no other way to put it.
Sometimes it feels lonely. It feels like you’re the only one who sees the light at the end of the tunnel, what lies on the other side, the magic that could happen if everything goes right.
I would take you back if you admitted that you cared about me as much as I’ve always cared about you. If you told me that you haven’t stopped thinking about me ever since the day we parted and that no other girls compare.
You’re an open book, but not with everyone.
Aquarius: You break hearts when you realize the person you’re dating doesn’t intellectually stimulate you.
I’ll stand in front of a light switch and flick it back and forth, I’ll repeat phrases in my head over and over, I’ll re-read a paragraph of a book ten times because I feel like I didn’t do it right the first time.
Take away our sensitivity and you take away our empathy, our ability to be with others. Take away our sensitivity and a sunset is merely just another sunset. Take away our sensitivity and connection loses its meaning for us.
When someone is not interested, it doesn’t mean that they won’t stick around for the fringe benefits, especially if it becomes apparent that regardless of how poorly they behave, that you will still be there.
The night gives me too much time to spend inside my head — which is not a pleasant place to be.
On May 30th, 2017, I had the distinct pleasure of sitting down with Brandon Woelfel at Classic Color, a print shop in Chicago where Thought Catalog Books is producing his first full-color photography book, Luminescence.
All the pain in the world is for me, Give it all to me
You’re stronger than you think you are. You are capable of turning things around and making your situations better. It all starts when you believe in yourself. It all starts when you tell yourself that there is nothing you can’t do
When you’re sick, isolation becomes comfortable. You make jokes when you watch yourself fail.
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Ronna does want to get married, but while she obviously loves Jordan, she worries “because in the last two years, I’ve made him into a mensch and then he turns around and tells me I haven’t grown.”
Pisces: You’re also some of the best sex they’ve ever had. They’ve almost said your name while with other people.
I’m not encouraging you to be selfish or shallow. But put yourself first, most of the time.
You worry about your future. You worry about your parents. You worry about anything and everything. But worrying means you care.
You forget to see how much they hurt, how much they are bleeding, how intricately and complicatedly human they are. You don’t understand why they seem to bleed off the canvas in their flaws.
Reclaim your ambition and attitude; use it to begin again.
In life, always strive to be the kind of person who can see humans at their worst and still love them, because that is when they need love the most.
In general, introverts are not afraid of interacting with others; they simply prefer to spend time alone.
By investing in the opposite reaction to fear, you begin to build a habit of facing fears, accepting your uncomfortable emotions and openness to the possibility that social situations aren’t as life-threatening as your fears indicated.
Live in a way that people can call you whatever they want except for lazy or disinterested.
Nobody sober texts “heeeyyyyyy”
How did we end up so far apart when we promised to always stay together?
Cut yourself some slack, you’re doing the best you can.
Our heart matters the most to Him.
“A scream coming from my phone. Not a mild scream but a blood-curdling scream. Like someone was being murdered on the other end of the line.”
You check your phone every 5–10 minutes for notifications.
Who be I? I am your humble narrator, the voicemail greeting, the conduit between you and my master
Constantly experience life as if you’re searching for a moment to photograph.
Maybe she’s afraid you don’t actually mean what you’re saying. She’s heard tender words that turned out to be lies. She’s been promised futures that were shattered the next day.
You are an uncharted constellation, the kind that astronomers spend years searching for, but never find.
We came as close to dating as two people could get. You were basically my boyfriend. You just didn’t want to call me your girlfriend.
My eating disorder is unrelenting, terrible, and LOUD. It’s so loud that even if you want to hear truth and even if you want to break free, you cannot hear anything anyone is trying to tell you because you are drowning in the shrieks of its anger.
Freshly cleaned sheets. Because getting in your bed after you wash your sheets is like, THE best thing ever.
I wonder if you think of me when you’re flipping through channels and one of the shows we watched together comes on.
You feel like your life is shattering around you, splintering in the wake of chaos. You feel like you are dancing on broken glass, shards jutting into the tender soles of your feet.
Don’t hurt yourself trying to hurt me. Don’t hurt us only to discover that you can’t live with the pain.
Virgo: The timing just wasn’t right. That sounds like a lame excuse, but it’s actually the truth in this case.
We’re digital nomads, social media mavens, the masters of coding and content creation. We’re changing the way the world views “work.”
Avery Leilani received these texts from her mom, who happened to find herself a new friend group to chill with while her daughter was busy.
ou aren’t supposed to see your friend in a casket.
Being an aunt makes everything new again.
Did your name make the cut?
Despite this particular couple’s differences, the future’s uncertainty, and their experience with struggle, that was the most important thing to them; the love. Truthfully, that should be the most important thing to all couples. When the sun begins to shyly peak over the horizon in the timid hours of the morning, what, or rather who, gets you out of bed? If that’s not worth fighting for, then I don’t know what is.
Focus on one goal at a time. Not three, six, or twelve.