I let men treat me like their guy friend and not their girlfriend. I never asked for flowers because that’s not what the ‘cool girl’ does.
I was so hard on myself I didn’t realize that it was slowly killing me from the inside
The basis of a good relationship is sex, but the basis of a real relationship is understanding that you made a decision to truly be completely present with one person.
When did women start getting shamed for caring about their personal life as much as their career or anything else they pursue?
So what do you really do?
Before I had thoughts about what my wedding dress would look like I had thoughts about what my first book cover would look like.
“Lay down. Relax. We are going to make this happen.”
Try asking for my name, what I like to do for fun, even my phone number.
We still like the idea of dates but we don’t like the word, and because we don’t like it everyone out there is getting really damn confused as to what dates are.
Now you know the place you are in. You know that a marriage between the two of you would not have worked out. Hell, even a relationship right now would not work out. And admitting that is the hardest thing you have to do, because it means betraying your feelings and betraying all the years you spent convincing yourself that if anyone deserved the happy ending it was the two of you.