We’re brainwashed to believe that love has to be this overwhelming, insurmountable feeling towards another.
So no, my reason for not getting married right now is not because I’m not ready. It’s because I am content
Knowing you, you’ve probably glanced in the mirror a thousand times, checking your lipstick, messing with that one little bobby pin or the tendril that’s hanging perfectly to frame your face. I hope you know that there’s not a thing you could do to look any more beautiful than you do right now.
“Through all the lies and the self destructive behavior, you realize you’re actually doing a drug. Habitual cheating is exactly like drug use. It benefits no one but you and your selfish needs. Then when you get off of it, you’re always one step away from relapse.”
You kiss me and it’s like nothing has ever hurt,
but that’s a lie,
we both know I have felt dirt on the grave.
I’m not an atheist and I don’t hate the Church. But it is my belief that religion and spirituality are highly personal and individual matters, and I truly believe that a person’s relationship with God is between that person and God alone.
But the main reason why I really want to meet her is to see how different she is from me, how we are nothing alike and how we could never fall in love with the same man.
Getting out of the wrong relationship. We throw bridal showers and baby showers, but we don’t throw parties for the women who are strong enough to walk out on the partners who aren’t right for them, or the SOs you don’t treat them well enough. And we really should.
It’s special to plan the biggest party of your life (which happens to be celebrating true love!). It’s also one of the rare events where you get to call the shots and get exactly what you want.
Our refusal to hold men accountable for cheating seems like an offshoot of our tendency to admonish women for being sexual—to slut shame them for the very same behavior that earns men “player” status.