They acknowledge the fact that their own opinions and ideas may not be the most appropriate in a given situation, so they take the time to listen to their colleagues.
If it’s love, it’s unpredictable. I realized that if I wanted to have deep, loving relationships, I had to give up a particular outcome. I had to let it be out of my control.
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.