I relied so heavily on someone else for my happiness that I forgot how much power I had over my own life. I am my own person, I make my happiness, and I decide if I am going to let people ruin that too.
We can love someone, and love the feeling of being with someone, and they can still be the wrong person.
He sits uncomfortably amongst your friends, as you linger at at the bar while you order, whispering to your roommate about how much you want to rip your own ears off at how awkward this night has been. Slowly, people start to drift away: to home, to other bars. A friend texts you asking if you’re okay, if this is a Tinder date gone bad.
Are you putting yourself out there?
Considering yourself an independent woman doesn’t cancel out a desire for companionship. Not to mention, the ultimate ~*~*independent lady~*~ Queen Bey has been married for 8 years.
A man doesn’t determine your value. Most of them don’t stick around long enough to see the real you anyway.
Why can’t I just love you the way you need?
You’ve kind of craved love all your life, and you realize maybe that’s why you obsess with it. You’ve never fully had it.
I love the simple fact that I do not have a boyfriend to worry about! I don’t have to constantly think that he is dead because he hasn’t answered my texts for a week!
Embrace the beauty of the unique freedom you get in being single.