She has high expectations for you, because she has them for herself.
The guy you will marry might not be the most handsome, the most funny, the smartest, the strongest. But to you, he’s the best in all of those categories, because the love you feel for him will make you change those categories to fit his description.
No matter what it is, she wants to feel that it came from your heart, and not from a checkout line somewhere.
She wants you to say that you love her, at weird, random moments when no one would expect it.
She loves comfort, sure, but it’s possible to take comfort in the unknown, to get a sense of purpose from the idea that you are a dot in the middle of the map, that you aren’t as big as you can sometimes let yourself believe.
Even martyrs sometimes fight for the wrong cause.
They will take the little invitations to talk, and run with them. The point is to remain an open invitation, without seeming desperate.
If it’s really important, you shouldn’t be saying it via text message.
I was by far most likely to be sarcastic.
To me, there are few things sadder than girls who get irrationally angry and jealous when their boyfriend goes out with his guy friends, or insists on joining them and awkwardly chaperoning it.