I cannot live without you translates into I love you so much. Which is very wrong and harmful.
My relationship hasn’t changed who I am as a person. If it did, then I wouldn’t be with my boyfriend. I’d find someone else, someone who actually allowed me to be myself.
Selfishness is only considering your own needs. Self-love is knowing your needs need to be met before you can truly care for other people’s.
Independence is liberating, it really is, but so is having someone there for you. Regardless of who it is, it’s about having someone by your side that you can rely on.
I am not afraid to feel the wind through my hair, the sun on my face, a backpack on my shoulders and a map in my hands.
When you’re a tough woman with a good head on her shoulders, but you’re also emotional as hell…life can get a little messy.
A collection of essays from a 20-something who loves too much.
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.