Wanting to give yourself a pat in the back for following through on that long and stressful grad application.
I wonder if she knows that
you told me once, you would never love
anyone liked you loved me.
I hope she never finds out.
You don’t regret anything that happened in the past because you learned so much about yourself in the process. You don’t hold on to the broken parts of yourself anymore. You are free from your demons.
Date someone who joins you dancing on top of tables. Date someone who won’t let go of the true you. And who loves you for you.
Whatever it may be, sometimes all you need is a back rub from your mom and her soothing voice telling you it’s all going to be ok.
Memorize a Nicki Minaj rap.
“I opened the Buffy fan guide I’d been waiting for. And at the back of the book, in the cast interviews, the gloriously bitchy Charisma Carpenter (Cordelia!) was saying that adult life is basically high school.
How shocking is that for a kid!”
They will hurt with you, and will grab your hand tightly, to let you know that they aren’t going anywhere. And they never, ever will.
Show your ex that you’re more powerful than the hate. Show them that you can rise above the pain. Show them you’re a force to be reckoned with. And that you are happy being alone. You’re happy just with yourself.
I don’t miss you much in the large, out of scale moments. I don’t miss you in the moments that cause for celebrations, or the one’s that cause me to drink too much wine by myself. I miss you in the tiny, smaller, and softer moments.