Before moving to the city, I was looking forward to sipping cosmos, falling in love, and solving my romantic-comedy life with ‘what would Carrie Bradshaw do?’ Boy was I wrong.
In searching for my “soulmate” in a guy, I have realized that I have been looking in the wrong place.
I want a detachable heart, to never want things that taste so temporary.
As you become a woman, don’t ever let anyone silence your voice. It is the one thing you will always own and the one thing no one can ever take away from you.
“He was like the flesh and blood equivalent of a DKNY dress…. you know it’s not your style, but it’s right there, so you try it on anyway.”
Best friends will listen to you whine about all the random things you hate. Boyfriends will pretend to listen to your problems, while in reality their full attention is towards the video game their playing.
The guys who liked me were the ones who clearly liked me.
“I like seeing these millionaires wrapped around my fingers.”
I still remember that blinding rush of adrenaline. Those wicked giggles we whispered as we turned our smug grins to Park Avenue’s midnight sky and lit our treasure. How we felt every bit as glamorous as we’d anticipated. How we felt like movie stars.
Aside from the fact that she was chic as hell, lived in New York and had brunch on the regular, she cleared up a lot of the love and relationship bullshit we go through.