I honestly miss you right now, but missing you doesn’t mean that I want to go back. We’ve had enough. Maybe that’s it. Maybe this is just how things should be.
Be sure to actively pursue your hobbies. It’s tempting to spend every second together in the early days when you can’t remember how the world looked before you put the rose-colored glasses on, but it’s important for you both to maintain your individuality.
As a generation, it seems that we don’t even have to correct language to describe what it is we do want. Someone who is a friend and lover, but not your boyfriend/girlfriend. Intimacy without a label. Being close in private, but distant in public.
We want the love that makes our toes curl and our shoulders go up at the sound of their name. We want a person who enjoys every part about us, even the parts that we ourselves don’t like so much.
Wanting a relationship, but settling for the casual tag.
By your fifties you still don’t grow into a person that can figure out how to fall in love with a person instead of a fantasy.
10. Kiss someone new. Don’t push for passionate. But try it. Seriously.
“No matter how hard you try, you will never be ‘one of the guys,’ so don’t take it personally if you don’t get invited to some things.”
My issue with lists is what the list seeks to do. It presents itself as a cheat, a life hack, and then leaves you with nothing.
The little quips that used to make you laugh now make you sigh and look out the window.