She’s had plenty of people come into her life and leave unannounced. She might have feelings about certain things that she will compress until she is more comfortable around you because she doesn’t want to turn you off.
Sometimes, on certain days, loneliness sucks more than usual and is particularly crushing. It’s okay to be frustrated, irritated, and sick of feeling like everyone else has found their person except you. Don’t feel the need to ‘fake it until you make it’ or pretend you’re okay. Just give yourself time to breathe, call up that family member or friend who just listens and doesn’t try to solve anything, and remember that no matter how single you feel, you aren’t alone.
Don’t look for people to fix you, look for people who will stand beside you as you fix yourself.
When we look back at our lives and accomplishments, it will always be the people who stand out.
What if she thinks I’m creepy for wanting to talk to her?
I’ve often found that although you may not need a man (as you boast), you want one and you want one badly.
A collection of essays from a 20-something who loves too much.
I didn’t know such thrill could come from the simple comfort of knowing our love is safe, that every time you look at me, I am climbing my own Everest, but I know I’ll make it to the top in one piece.
Instead of searching for that one special loving relationship, bring as much love as you can into all your relationships.
You need at least one best friend to get out of this place alive.