We have been on top of mountains and we have been pulled into undercurrents, sucked into riptides. We all have perspectives of the beautiful and magical parts of life, as well as the sides that are dark and not as kind.
I’m always terrified my baggage is what will take down the plane,
The only means I have to travel somewhere new.
As long as we live in a world with other options, choices, experiences, and people, there will always be a reason to leave. And he’s going to take it every single time.
Dating casually wasn’t trying to teach me about love: it was trying to teach me about fun, about confidence, about endless choices. It did its job, because I did have fun.
We stopped looking at feelings as beautiful and natural ways of expression and labeled them inconvenient. The more emotions you feel, the less stable you are, they say.
It’s funny, honestly. For a girl who laughs in the face of exercise and feigns death when the idea of taking a jog is mentioned, I’ve managed to do a lot of it in my life.
If it’s you always making the dates and the hangouts — you should take a step back and realize you are worth more.
If you think she hasn’t written about you,
you’re highly mistaken.
If you’re of any importance at all,
she’s scribbled your name down within her pages.
I hate to tell you this: Life doesn’t give us a roadmap.
I wonder if I have ever crossed your mind, if you’ve ever thought about me, ever thought about reaching out to me, and then stopped because you know better. Or have you simply forgotten I exist, blocking me from your mind completely?