Even if you feel like you’re f*cked up and have no self-love and hate every minute of every day, you still deserve to be happy, to be loved, just as much as anyone else.
As cliche as it sounds, I learned that if I am to be truly happy, I can’t worry about what other people think of me.
I never told him how I felt and because of that, I lost him. I will never make that mistake again.
Being weird sounds taboo. But by being weird, you will genuinely have the most fun with your life.
So let people back into your life. Trust that people have your best interest at heart.
The most important thing I’ve learned is the worth of a true friend. Your true friends will pick up the phone in the middle of the night if you’re having a breakdown. They’ll be the ones that you have the happiest memories with or who you call with the good and the bad news.
Your value is not based on what other people think of you.
I thought I knew what heartache felt like, but this was something new. Maybe the greatest tragedy of my life would be that I wasn’t loved by you.
Every day on the news, we are bombarded with stories of mass shootings, disease, war, and other instances of death. As much as we try to ignore it, death is very much present in our lives.
I had trouble connecting with people in my youth, but as an adult, I find it much easier. When I moved abroad, it was nice to have actual friends and had been something that I cherish deeply.