You won’t know whether or not you’re meant to be with someone until you try to be.
Perfectionists exist in many forms, but they all have one important thing in common: They engage in an “all-or-nothing, or “black-or white” way of thinking. In other words, if something isn’t perfect, it’s deemed worthless.
Stop worrying about that “perfect summer body.”
Your 20s are probably one of the most trying times in your life. Fresh out of college, you feel like the world is in the palm of your hands and that this is really where life begins.
He knows you’re pulling away so he holds you even tighter. You end hugs first and wonder if he knows you kiss him with a different mouth now. His insecurities begin to pop up and you hate yourself for it.
When you give away your clothes sometimes it can just be that, but most of the time it’s giving away a part of yourself. You’re saying: “Here is this nostalgia. And I don’t want it anymore.”
To be honest, I still occasionally struggle with this. I remember the first time I referred to my mother and stepdad as “my parents” it felt a little like I was cheating on my father’s memory. Was it okay? Was I allowed to have a place in my heart for another dad?
Clear pee, toxin-free!
What good are they? What good is life without the money to pay for a single second of it?
But when someone is worth it, I’ll throw on a life-jacket and dive into icy waters. When someone is funny and kind and reminds me life is fragile and unpredictable, I want to take the risk. I want to go all in.