How many times in your life have you held back from saying something you should have or wanted to? Is there someone that you loved but never told? Someone who did something amazing for you but never thanked? Or maybe someone you hurt but never apologized to? What stopped you from saying those words?
When you do have the occasional meltdown where you actually get visibly upset or distraught, everybody freezes up and they forget to comfort you, because they’re too busy staring in shock.
Angry Reds: A rich color that signifies a mercurial emotional profile, given easily to quicksilver temper, feelings of revenge, judgment and superiority.
Regardless of my long-term desires, I also know that it most likely isn’t going to fall into my lap or happen tomorrow, so, I date.
The solution to everyone’s woes seems so simple: just smile!
At what point is it okay to say those three words?
No matter how willing, the brain is a being of limited attention. Let us take the components of your person one by one, understanding that all are equally important to the façade.
His almost shoulder length hair that is usually tucked back into a straw cowboy hat frames our first kiss and tickles my cheek, his calloused finger tips, worn from hours of guitar playing, are grazing my neck as he wraps his hands up in my perfectly messy waves.
They manipulate us, put us down, stifle our self-esteem and make us feel like we’re worthless, yet we still stay. Why?
It wasn’t “like”, it wasn’t “lust”, it was that all consuming, I-love-your flaws, I-love-your-soul, I-love-your-morning-breath kind of love that you never completely recover from.