She was in her flannel bathrobe, the one that makes her look like a fairy-tale princess. It was chilly when we first got into bed, but we warmed up quickly. I can still feel her arms around me, her hands massaging my back. I can definitely smell her on my fingers. Vaginas are such sweet places. . . We didn’t get out of bed till this afternoon.
Be the hero you hope for in the future, to someone who needs a hero today.
My wish for you is that when you wake up with a headache, you’ll have the freedom to take it slow for the day.
I’m not mad. Or upset, really.
You’d walk by me. I’d call out your name. I’d ask you for the apology you denied me. I would tell you how much I’ve missed you.
a poem is not enough to touch
the theatre of your fantasy.
Easter: You are the optimistic girlfriend because you know that another Spring will always be just around the corner.
A lot of things can happen when you travel. Most of the time they’re not what you’d think.
Every second of being with him will feel like you’re floating on a cloud, with sparks flying from your fingertips. Every kiss takes your breath away and every laugh you share makes you feel weightless.
Yet how do you build a savings account you’re actually proud of, particularly if you are self-employed, struggling to cover your grocery bills, or still crashing on mom and dad’s couch?
I am someone that is worth the same amount of love that I give you.
I think some of the biggest tragedies are ones that are hidden in plain sight. It’s not always the big breakups or accidents. Sometimes it’s the slow forgetting of a person, the lingering way we start to stop staying in touch.
Being able to recognize and understand the physical signs and symptoms of a panic attack could potentially help restore your calm.
We know from several really well-conducted studies into human psychology and brain science that we don’t actually multitask.
She will sigh, “My middle split is not that good” when you try to go deeper.
I miss when love felt simple. When love was without thought and without worry.
To attract someone with goals, ambitions, and consistency, you should be focusing on developing goals for yourself, following your own ambitions, and creating consistency in your own life.
Sometimes, the hardest conversations aren’t those wherein we reveal something difficult or shocking about ourselves. Rather, they’re the ones that occur when we bring to light an issue that we believe the other party needs to address.
Your feelings are essential to who you are.
A truth that I realized is that life passes by at such a quick pace. I am here for a short period of time in the grand scheme of life.
The beginning is being there.
There are certain things you might have to sacrifice for your relationship, but your relationship with yourself is not one of them. You do not want to lose your identity by getting too tangled up in his.
This is for those who are always alone.
No matter how hard we try, no matter how hard we push, and no matter how far into ourselves we withdraw, we will never be able to escape the sting of a broken heart.
You get a good job, progress, settle down, and that’s your life.
I am not the one to fill the empty side of your bed for a night. Once I crawl beneath the covers, I make a home there.
The end of fall bringing forth early evenings that signify the beginning of long periods of harsh loneliness and cold feet.
No transition is seamless, even when it’s a dream-come-true.
You make me feel something unfamiliar. We can be young and reckless together. We can be a bad stereotype.
“Pause,” he said. But all I want is to rewind, replay, and then fast forward. We can’t be.
Taurus: You are too afraid to leave your comfort zone.
I hope so.
This wasn’t an apology and it never will be.
You cannot depend your happiness on anyone.
Not everyone will like you, and it is okay!
You are in control of your life even in moments when it doesn’t seem like it. You can change your circumstance, you can be positive, you can heal, and you can be happy.
Well, We’re finally there, the end of the end of the world.
Somebody’s best advice or method of success could apply to them but not necessarily comply with you — please remember that.
But the more time that passes, I have to keep telling myself that with you, as much as I want too, there’s no moving forward.
I craved his existence like the last cigarette in my pack. I wanted to savor it for as long as I possibly could, because I knew it would eventually be an empty box.
I don’t have an omnipotent deity to comfort me when my life is merciless and unforgiving. When someone I love dies, I am not comforted in knowing there is an afterlife where we will be reunited.
so, if you think I am brave
for following my heart
Let’s face it: dating is like a high school test that you will most likely continue to fail.
Being a nanny was so hard emotionally—to this day I miss my kids and cherish the memories that I have with them.
Push off all of your dreams to ‘someday’ or when life gets less busy. Neither will happen.
His behavior today is a good indicator of how he will treat you tomorrow.
Embrace the anger, feel the anger, let it consume every inch of your body.
There were four sets of breathing, including mine. Counted again, and again, four sets, mine, my two friends, and some… thing? someone? else. This repeated every night for the four nights we stayed there, and in my culture, we don’t mention the supernatural in case they notice we notice them, so I suffered those nights alone.
Here’s to never giving up on love.