I think now is the time you need to ask yourself why you’re looking so hard to find someone. What void are you trying to fill?
No matter what anyone told me, in my heart I desperately clung on to the possibility that he will come around.
But until then, I refuse to believe my happiness is dependent on romantic relationships when the connections I have with life can give me so much more than what another human being can bring.
The truth is the less you want people the more they want you back, the more they crave your attention because the one who cares less is always the one with the most control.
If everything you did was not good enough for them, then they are the one who is not good enough for you.
Without you, I wouldn’t have known what to look for in a man, what I deserve, and what I am worthy of.
We should learn to accept that everything in this world is only borrowed and temporary.
Whether you are marching or not (you should!), it’s a great time to revisit the works of classic feminist writers who spoke out and resisted the sexism of their eras.
You’re looking for what they can do for you in your idealized fantasy, rather than the reality of what you can do for each other.