Please – give yourself permission to accept your happiness rather than question it. Give yourself permission to be joyful beyond measure without worrying about when this joy will end.
Go for a walk outside in nature, leave your phone behind and completely disconnect. Think about all you need to think about and then let it go. Allow yourself this time to tune into your emotions and explore them.
You no longer feel a wave of embarrassment when someone asks, “So do you have a boyfriend?” and the answer is still “no,” nor do you feel the need to justify why that is the case.
You aren’t half empty like the love you received. Instead you turned out twice as strong.
When you feel happy and whole, and are filled with love inside, you will want to share your love. You will want to learn and play and create with a loved one. Sharing love is the most wonderful experience in life.
High school broke me down, but it also made me able to build MYSELF back up. I was able to give myself more confidence because I knew what it was like to hit rock bottom.
You don’t deserve to only feel loved and respected on a handful of days, only to have to build yourself back up after he’s torn you down on all the others.
You need to find your own happiness. You need to learn how to make yourself happy.
She’s willing to sacrifice anything except the vision she has of herself in her mind as morally flawless.
To love oneself is to know you are greatly valued, understand you are treasured, and see that you matter — not just to someone, but to so many.