These days if you’re friend asks you the status of a relationship you can’t give the simple answer of dating, or if you’re boyfriend and girlfriend anymore. Now it’s, “We’re talking… we haven’t been on a date yet but we text till midnight…we know so much about each other….” To me that makes no sense.
Relationships are tricky, can be messy, and are generally really complicated. This is true when you’re 17, in high school, and don’t have a solid grasp on how to cover up zits. But it’s also true when you’re 25, have your own health insurance and cell phone plan, but happen to be drinking wine in the afternoon.
Social media is a cauldron of opportunities — namely, opportunities for humiliation.
3. Because I have a type and you are not it.
I have this fear, a feeling that forces itself into my brain as reality, that I won’t achieve any of my goals. The thoughts paralyze me and yet drive the adrenaline through my body as I begin to mentally and emotionally panic.
So when their phone goes BEEP and they look at your message with no excitement and put it back in their pocket: they’re not worth it. Imagine them doing this every time you text them.
It is not easy for me to be honest. I grew up thinking I had to lie to people to get them to like me.
Guys, consider it the next time you feel like whining into your beer about not understanding women. Use it to decipher the code.
It’s a soothing reminder that no matter my age, I can still manage to revert so quickly to the points in life that make me FEEL. That I’m not as jaded as I so often assume.
“We’ll see you again soon.” What does that mean? Does he want to see me again personally? Why can’t people just say what they mean?!