When I’m alone in the shower, without social media to scroll through or friends to text, it gives me time to think — and time to think is dangerous.
You love again — maybe not in the same way but a different love; a better one.
We stopped looking at feelings as beautiful and natural ways of expression and labeled them inconvenient. The more emotions you feel, the less stable you are, they say.
Half of the time, I’m told that I should be happy without a boyfriend, and I know it’s the truth, but it’s hard to believe when the other half of the time I’m bombarded with commercials about happy couples, Instagram photos of #RelationshipGoals, and articles with tips for finding a boyfriend.
An emotional man is a man who is secure in himself. He loves loving others, and he loves others the only way he knows how: wholeheartedly and openly.
I think of your smile and I’m smiling to myself like an idiot all over again. It’s all out of my control.
Whether it’s a crush or a relationship that completely changes you for the rest of your life, love is something we all experience. In fact some people say it makes the world go ’round.
Being unemployed isn’t being. If our work defines us, then what are we without it? Nothing. And that nothingness does not invoke a sense of freedom.
You maybe blinked furiously as it began to stick to you.
It seemed to get inside and pull your breath from your lungs.
And with the air it pulled a laugh.
I would rather choose selective amnesia
than a relentless chainsaw through my heart
reminding me of how you’ll never love me.