Wonder if your blood is like your grandfather’s. Remember the way he was found. Remember the way he showed up to Father’s Day. Remember the vow to not drink until you turned 21. Remember you kept that vow.
I know we don’t often choose who enters into our lives and when they exit, I only want the goodbyes to be as memorable as the hellos.
Divorces, annulment, separation and heartbreaks are something that’s so common now.
I think there is nothing more terrible in this world than waiting.
If someone wants to leave your life, you’ve got to let them go. You shouldn’t have to convince them to stay, nor should you want to.
I realized like most people of a certain privilege, “goodbye” is nothing more than an empty promise.
You probably didn’t think it would matter; you probably figured it was just a little affair and we would never find out. We’ll just go on and live the rest of our lives completely unaffected by it, right?
After 3 years of graduate school, over $100,000 of student loans, and lots of time and effort — I left. It has been the hardest decision I have ever made and yet it has also been the most rewarding. Quitting changed my life.
“You’re doing what?”
There’s some quote about leaving while the party is still running, before the dance ends. Defy that fallacy, please for me. Let the party keep running, let the dance ensue.