I’m happy knowing that there’s a world out there in which you and I could have been outrageously, tremendously happy.
Heart kept blinded
Resisting leaving confinement
So, you’re tired. Directionless. Frustrated. Maybe a little disheartened. Trying so hard to live your life in your own way, but still frequently weighed down by unavoidably comparing yourself to others. Wanting to not care what people think, and sometimes being successful and other times caring so hard.
It may feel scary but that’s because it will feel real. The relationship won’t always be red roses and ice cream cakes
The majority of the problem is largely due to the portrayal of finding true love in the media. A regular human being would never disguise himself or herself as someone completely different to meet a complete stranger who turns out to be their true love- that is just illogical.
I fell hard for the boy who would need me like lovers in novels need each other. I would be his every happiness and I would be able to light up his world just by being who I am.
This daydream will throw your hopes on top of a mountain, and swiftly knock them back down. We’re so aware that it’s a completely crazy fantasy, but sometimes we just can’t help it.
I’ve tried to make sense of it. Because when things don’t go according to plan it has to be for some bigger reason.
I devoured the movie with my girlfriends. We laughed, and sighed, and finished two bottles of pinot. But I watched us with newfound guilt. We wanted what we saw. We expected what we were told.
The only way to improve the parts of ourselves that we usually try to deny is to look straight at them instead of away. The path to better is through.