Women who grew up with fathers who listened to them are much less likely to put up with, for a lack of better word, f*ckboys.
I hardened. So much that I never really opened up to you. I think you met me amidst a transition. I am not sure who I was when our paths first crossed.
You deserve love on the days when you can’t get up in the morning and spend the day questioning your self-worth. You deserve love when you allow yourself to grieve unapologetically and without shame. You deserve love when you cry for the past, longing for something greater than what once was.
We don’t like to admit that our perceptions of the world aren’t perceptions at all; rather, they’re reflections of ourselves. Our eyes are not telescopes; we want to believe that we can see every last detail, every blade of grass, every breath – but, in fact, we do not.
For a long time I dreaded going anywhere I knew people would ask me the question “What are you up to?” A college friend’s engagement party surrounded by former classmates I rarely see? Anxiety central.
It’s fine to set goals and pursue things in life. However, you don’t need whatever you’re pursuing to live a meaningful life. Here’s why.
You feel like you are finally in a good relationship after a few bad ones.
You are convinced you’ve gained 1,000 pounds within 24 hours. You’re a monster. You’re hideous. You’re unlovable. You’re so bloated that you feel like you’re smuggling a giant balloon under your shirt. WILL YOU ALWAYS BE THIS WAY? IS THIS HOW YOU LOOK NOW? FOREVER???
Listening to the sounds of nature.
Every now and then, something bad happens and that’s just it. It happened.