Stop trying to fix me because just because I am broken does not mean I’m not worthy. I am worthy- of love, of respect, of success.
No, I wasn’t quite in love with you. I was in love with all of the things I hoped our relationship could be, all the date ideas I had, all the things I wanted to know about you.
Somewhere between his comment that you have both beauty and brains and your refusal to actually sleep with him because you didn’t want a one-night stand, you became the girl he adds on Snapchat instead of to his phone contacts or on Facebook.
Being a traveler means that, when someone asks you about a place later, instead of saying “Yes, I’ve been there,” you can smile fondly and say, “Yes, I know it.”
We look at other people and we see them through a lens whose perception is dictated by factors like our upbringing, our social status, the stereotypes that have been etched into our brains by our parents and the media over the course of our lives.
It’s so easy to forget that the two aren’t mutually exclusive.