You are continually looking for ways to be even more self-sufficient, to carve your own life path, to do what you want. But you also love. And love terribly, beautifully, fully.
IKEA furniture. If you’ve moved into your own place after getting your first job, studies show that 88% of your furniture will be from IKEA.
You are not the girl who calls her best friend before the party and asks what to wear, who goes to the mall with several others, who reads the group text religiously to know what she’s doing with her Saturday afternoon.
No one likes feeling angry. It’s unpleasant and leaves you with a throbbing headache, flushed cheeks, and the urgent need to punch someone. So why do we do it to other people?
She wants him so bad when she can’t have him, but as soon as he’s obtainable she loses interest. She most likely doesn’t realize that she only desires the undesirable, but as she becomes bored when feelings are reciprocated, it becomes apparent.
Poor self-worth is what traps us in bad relationships, what sabotages new relationships, and what causes us to feel so devastated and broken when a relationship ends.
We should be screaming at each other and throwing tantrums when we don’t get our way, right? Cry when our S.O. doesn’t pay attention to us?
After years of my-way-or-the-highway rhetoric, we’re starting to hear more nuanced messages from the author corps at last. The smartest minds in publishing know that it’s not a contest between two paths to publication but a long, daunting journey in a beleaguered market.
I have made the choice to take time away from the idea of dating. I am not making this choice because I am wallowing, rather I finally see a light at the end of the tunnel– I have found peace and clarity throughout the fog of heartbreak endured over the past few months. I honestly feel happier and healthier on my own than I have ever felt in a relationship.
In life, annoying stuff happens that you won’t be able to control, and there’s no use stewing over something that couldn’t be avoided.