Placeholder girls like me don’t know they are placeholders until it’s too late.
If he breaks your heart, don’t drain your energy hating him. Hatred isn’t how you move on. Hatred is how you get stuck.
Every Wednesday Kendra Syrdal, producer at Thought Catalog and resident wino, is going live to talk to you guys about life, love, and the reasons why we probably all deserve a cocktail or two.
I think it’s being bred into us. We talk about what we want to be when we grow up. In school, we pick majors to lead us in the right direction. We fill up resumes. More. More. More. Follow the dream! Figure it out! Keep going!
I let it all out. And I cried. And I wasn’t okay. And I wanted my mom and my dog and someone to share my innermost feelings with. I felt alone, and I was scared, and I was sad, and I wasn’t okay.
What’s your weirdest/quirkiest habit?
You can miss someone who was just in your life for a short period of time. You can miss someone who never broke your heart. You can miss someone who was only meant to be a passing figure.
I choke on your name every time I swallow it to stop myself from bringing you up. They tell me this will get easier.
Loving someone in spite of flaws is great. Loving someone because you think you can save them, or they can save you, is something entirely different.
I have no interest in calling penetration love. Love has penetrated me enough times to know you hurt something over and over again and it will callus over