Thought Catalog

Nancy Chen

California girl who fell in love with Boston.

Latest Posts

You Can’t Make Lists About Love

I’ve been told I’m too picky; I’ve been told that there’s no way someone can possibly satisfy all of these conditions, that there’s no way someone can cross all of these qualities off my list.

This Is Your Youth, So Don’t Waste It

This is your youth, and it won’t last forever. Do the things you’ve always wanted to — tell that boy that you like him, tell that girl that you’ve loved her all along. Dance every dance, sing along to every song.

We Always Want The Love We Can’t Have

It’s a foreign feeling, being wanted. It shouldn’t be — you’re everything you want to be, everything you know you should be. But you’ve spent so long longing for those who clearly don’t feel the same way that you shy away from the attention.