It’s a slippery slope that can be all-consuming when you are monitoring their every check-in on Foursquare and seeing their friends post pictures of them with their arms around other girls. “Is that his sister? I thought he said his sister lived in Chicago. WHY IS HE TOUCHING HER WAIST LIKE THAT?!”
Teach yourself to not settle for less, to understand what should be expected in a trusting relationship, and to know what you each deserve in love.
I think we hold on tightest to the things that aren’t meant for us because at some level, we know they aren’t really ours. We’re always seeking the love we know we don’t have. We’re always trying to prove the things that are not entirely self-evident.
It’s not fair to you. You’re only the right person when you’re not around.
I will never be someone’s friend with benefits. Take me or leave me, but don’t expect me to be here ready and waiting for you when you get home.
I know there may be the chance that I am more in love with you than you do with me. But who’s counting?
You will sleep again in your own bed, expecting to be comforted by its familiarity. But it is not that shared bed, and you will no longer feel like half of a whole once you begin to sleep alone again.
I contribute my last remaining glimmers of sanity to the ones I refer to as “best friends.” The difference between a best friend and a friend is vast and incomparable, so it’s time to recognize this and thank them for it.
Online dating is a huge confidence booster, and it allows people to step out of his or her comfort zone and make an attempt to start something new. These experiences are important at the start of a relationship because it is something you can laugh about and build on that in the future.
It shouldn’t have made me stop in my tracks like it did. We broke up three years ago and I was the one who instigated it.