Self-love is about renewing yourself and prioritizing your own wants and needs for a change.
He called you a whale. He said it was a joke. You thought it was funny. You go out for dinner and order a salad only and take an hour to finish it, and call yourself a whale. The joke is not funny.
I was just like you once. No emotions, don’t get attached, choose your friends over guys, and most certainly-don’t date.
Like really though… how do you make it not weird but read totally interested at the same time? You settle on the side hug thing where your neck kind of cranes into their chest and you rub-pat their stomach, but then you’re both walking to your destination and your hand that is so lonely and cold and definitely unsuspecting feels another hand creep on into it.
You proudly share your grossest accomplishments and discoveries.
You might have been comfortable in that zone. You might even be trying to jump from the other zone onto the next. Well, here’s my secret, I’m here as well.
They tell you about job postings in your hometown they wish you’d apply to. Meanwhile you’re thinking, did you forget I went to college and don’t live anywhere near here now??
I’m here to be the person in your life you can lean on whenever the world feels like it’s falling apart. Whenever you think you’re totally alone in this world and you have no one? Call me.
You’re in the perfect relationship… except you’re not. Something about the two of you has just felt off lately.
I don’t know where you are. Maybe you only exist in my mind.