You regularly dream about the days when you didn’t have to think about what to wear in the morning.
Everything is going great, you think — you have chemistry, you click, you have shared interests and your conversations never lull — and then, boom. He’s gone.
We live in a world that places such a premium on the opposite of depression — on that ever-elusive dream of happy, whatever that is — that sometimes we forget that sometimes all we need is just to be okay. Knowing that someone is there. That they will listen. That they care.
We decided to sit down and ask each other everything you’ve wanted to ask your best friend of the opposite sex… but haven’t. The caveat? We had to answer with complete honesty.
Because nothing teaches you about yourself quite like handing your heart wholly over to someone else only to have it spit back in your face.
You routinely wake up to new bruises and scrapes — most of which you have absolutely no idea how you got.
You know, all along, that this is someone with a heart in shards, a soul in pieces, and little affection and warmth and stability to give you — you won’t blame them for it, they need all the resources they can give themselves — yet you still try.
Be sure to take lots of Instagram photos! It’s like that old Tao-ist expression goes: if you take a vacation to a beach in Mexico and don’t photograph yourself in a bikini, did you even vacation?
“Well, I wouldn’t get that.”
We decided to sit down and ask each other a few key questions about the pros and cons of dating someone on the opposite spectrum.