You’re not single. You’re just dating your parents exclusively right now.
“When parents are too toxic to tolerate.”
I didn’t want to die. It wasn’t much at all. But I didn’t want to die.
We may not be looking for eternal commitment, but we are always looking for something that means something.
We never know who we truly are. We struggle with our identity.
12. Look to a child for the best advice. They’re smarter than you think and have the most unbiased view of the world. They have an uncanny ability to put life into perspective in a way that most adults have lost long ago.
Be the leading role of your own movie. Don’t sit around playing second fiddle or cleaning up the messes of drama queens.
No feeling is final, but each moment is.
It’s easy to feel stuck in life. It’s easy to feel inferior, to compare yourself to others, to doubt yourself, to look at your past and feel ashamed or stupid or embarrassed over all the little things you could have done differently. But what’s the point? Acceptance is bittersweet but necessary to evolve.
Numbness isn’t only nothingness. It’s also trying to pick and choose what you feel. Numbness is it’s own kind of pain, you’re just less aware that it’s hurting you while it’s doing far more damage than anything real ever could.