The way I feel about you is annoying. Seriously. It’s not romantic, doesn’t make me giddy. It bugs me. It creeps in when I’m trying to do other things and makes it impossible to focus.
We spend too much time reading self help books and articles about what men like; what qualities men look for in a wife – most of which is a waste of time. Are you really trying to fit a check list? Most of those articles don’t even make sense.
Wait for the guy who shows up, no matter what. Who talks about your future without question.
Dating in our twenties is a hard thing—especially in 2017—but it doesn’t mean that we should give up what we deserve and settle for less. Because the truth is, if it is something real, you will know.
You make forget that I promised myself not to fall too fast. You make me want to break all my promises, you make me want to be soft again.
You weren’t supposed to be the one to leave.
To be the one I called my own
when you already knew I wasn’t your destination.
To be the one I called my home
when you already knew I was only a vacation.
Maybe this is why you feel different than other girls?
Date someone that enjoys spending time with you, even if that time doesn’t involve speaking. Someone that’s happy just to be in your presence. Just to feel your skin graze up against theirs. Just to look up and be reminded that you’re in the same room as them.
The problem is not in achieving success or even wanting success, but the problem is in the identity that we have created surrounding what we feel ‘so called success is’.
“I love you,” you breathe into the shell of my ear.