And I’ve always desired you.
There’s nothing romantic about it.
If you’re looking for a love to make you whole again, don’t look out there.
When I get where I’m going, it will be because I grew from pain.
I hope you open your heart to possibility.
It’s startling how quickly your life can turn around by making the choice to go through with something you want to do. This morning, I did yoga for nine minutes.
The problem stems from pop culture lagging so far behind.
No one ever told me to specifically hate my body in so many words, but no one ever spoke positively about bodies either.
Wait for the person who reawakens your soul in ways you never saw coming.
You don’t have time to think about that right now, so you turn over and close your eyes. You can’t feel when you’re asleep.
I’m too busy being fuckable to care.
To be human is to understand that happiness isn’t a constant. But to be human is to understand that neither is sorrow, or grief, or heartache. To be human is to feel it all, to welcome the lessons that come with the dark days, to welcome the softness that comes from the lightness of what saves you. To be human is to try, with every inch of your patchwork soul, to be proud of who you are. To care. To heal. To be your own home, even on the days you don’t like yourself.
Your forever person shouldn’t hide you away inside their apartment. They shouldn’t restrict date nights to watching Netflix and grabbing fast food to eat back at their place.
“Losing friends. Also gaining a lot of weight I’m now having a hard time getting rid of. Eat healthy, kids.”
I’m afraid of walking alone on the streets of my town listening to music. That something I love to do and is therapeutic for me has to be tainted by men with flirtatious eyes and dangerous thoughts running through their head.
Love should make you a better version of the human that you are—and it should continue to do that always.
Wanting what you can’t have will always be a guilty pleasure.
It’s hard to choose time with yourself. It’s even harder when you just don’t like yourself very much.
I think it is important to take time in between lovers to reshape your vision of what you want and to discover more about yourself.
Your mental health follows you wherever you go, so advocate for your rights and do what you are capable of doing to keep yourself well.
I find an odd comfort in knowing that I can’t control everything because there is a higher power that already knows what’s going on and is working to make it better.
When you put your focus on your phone instead of people, you’re being rude.
I think about those words often, wondering where they would go, where they could go.
You don’t automatically become more enlightened than everyone else after deleting all of your social media accounts and vowing never to use them again.
If we aren’t authentic and vulnerable, we have absolutely no right to complain about how challenging it is to find someone who is authentic and genuine.
The action of putting pen to paper and writing down your thoughts is powerful.
One of the most difficult parts of recovering from an eating disorder is reintroducing foods back into your regular, healthy diet.
Saying YES to happiness means saying NO to things and people that threaten your peace of mind, values, morals or self-worth.
You wanted someone to care about you. You needed someone to care about you. You are a coward.
Hang in there. Because I promise that one day, not too far from today, the air you breathe won’t feel like fire entering your lungs anymore.
Self-care is knowing balance. Walking that line between taking care of yourself and enjoying life and going overboard.
When you don’t follow the proper protocol of “How are you?” and “Fine, thank you,” you are looked upon with raised eyebrows and suspicious looks, as if you have just committed a crime.
Now there’s no one to impress or fear spontaneously turning up on your doorstep, allowing your Voldemort side to roam free is of no risk!
You want nothing more than normalcy, to be able to enjoy a meal without fear of judgement, but your mind is conniving, deceiving you into believing that a horrific harm will befall you if you enjoy your food.
Asking for help does not make you any less independent. It does not make you needy. It does not make you clingy.
How many of us have stayed in relationships because the sex was outstanding?
You may love being single so much that it’ll take a stand-up someone for you to want to relinquish it.
My heart will never again leap at the sheer sight of ice-cream.
In every cloud there is a silver lining that lies behind.
Be your own Khaleesi – and don’t you dare wait for a khal.
Because I love you, I see love everywhere.
I wanted to write you a page full of verses. I wanted to show you the alliteration of our souls and how since I’ve loved you I feel like I’ve met myself.
The truth is that I’m still struggling to find some deeper meaning in my life.
With the Full Moon in Libra we can learn to balance, to renew our relationships with others, to forgive to love and to start.
We jumped into the ocean and let the tides carry us in opposite directions, and neither of us dared to fight them. But I should have swam. I should have drowned trying.
You can’t put your emotions on the back burner. Look inside yourself and let yourself feel something.
Frozen grapes. They’re like little slushie bites.
If you have any intimacy issues when dating, don’t make the mistake of expecting it to get better with time. It will only get worse.
Deep down inside you have hidden beliefs. You don’t think you’re worthy of being in a relationship, so even if someone incredible came around, you’d ruin it, because you haven’t taken the time to work on the stories you’ve created about yourself.
Turn off your phone. One more phone call or text from family asking if you’ve had the baby yet as if you have forgotten to tell them and you’re gonna have a meltdown.