If you’re not doing something that makes you happy then you’re wasting your life.
You’re looking for what they can do for you in your idealized fantasy, rather than the reality of what you can do for each other.
Reformed grifter, card sharp, and pickpocket Matt The Knife dishes about leading a double life.
I’m really sorry if you had a bad experience once or twice, but if you have a string of shitty relationships with ‘assholes’, maybe the problem is not the entire population of men. Perhaps you should consider that maybe the problem is you.
Be okay with being bad at stuff and be okay with sucking at stuff. Learn to find comfort in it, even if you hate it, because it means you’re doing so much more and growing so much more than the version of yourself that is sitting safely to the side – the one who is never failing but also never moving from that one spot.
Deception is beyond being just a bad habit––it’s a psychological conundrum.
Other people will say anything in order to make you feel guilty or scared about what you’re doing because change and growth scares the hell out of them.
Many years, I’ve relied on the New Year, to make me feel better about myself, to make me stop doing dumb shit. But, the truth is a year doesn’t change you, you change you.
Your skeletons and shadows do not need to be shut away. Your demons and darkness do not need to be destroyed. They need to be understood. They need to be accepted. They need to be loved. Unconditionally.
When will this cycle end? It just gets so tiring to be repeatedly screwed over by people I thought I could trust.