Presence. We want you to be listening when we’re talking, and we will return the favor every time. We want you to be in the moment as much as possible, instead of constantly hooked up to your phone, computer, etc.
Stop obsessing over your college almost-relationships. (Start moving on to bigger and better things — and people.)
Getting out of the wrong relationship. We throw bridal showers and baby showers, but we don’t throw parties for the women who are strong enough to walk out on the partners who aren’t right for them, or the SOs you don’t treat them well enough. And we really should.
“And there’s one area where Donald’s experience could be invaluable, and that’s closing Guantanamo. Because Trump knows a thing or two about running waterfront properties into the ground.”
We can love someone, and love the feeling of being with someone, and they can still be the wrong person.
It’s difficult to accept that someone can be attracted to you, and love you as a friend, but still not want to date you. And when you feel it for them, it makes you feel like you’re in the wrong when they don’t feel it for you. Accepting that you can’t change a person’s feelings is nearly impossible, but it isn’t your fault.
“Real courage is when you know you’re licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what.” ― Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird
Not having your entire life planned at 22 is not a bad thing — it’s an open door.
Their television show requirements. For example, they might be willing to negotiate their binge-watch go-tos, but if they are non-negotiably following Game of Thrones, you might want to consider hopping on that bandwagon.
Download Boomerang and schedule out emails. It will save your life.