I know it’s a process and not an easy one, but it’s crucial to your mental health and your well-being.
You are capable of loving AND being loved. It just takes the right person to realize it.
With goal-related blinders on, you’ll ignore opportunities that might improve your life but would slow your path to financial independence.
I woke up one day and realized that you weren’t the first thing on my mind.
There is no shame in asking for help, and those who shame you for doing so don’t deserve your company.
Even when I am stubborn, even when I am obnoxious, I hope you always know that I am a human in need of your blessing.
AQUARIUS: You should direct your focus on the people you consider family. Don’t lose your connection to them. Keep in touch.
When COVID-19 struck the West, I was on sabbatical from my job at a corporate law firm in London. I’ve spent the lockdown reflecting a lot on paths less traveled.
Allow yourself to mourn the loss of your marriage.
This is the love that shakes you to your core, the one you try to fight off by throwing every challenge imaginable, the one you’re scared to let in and watch in awe as it soaks your soul because it’s the love you never want to lose.
There are moments when bad timing is simply procrastination. It’s your fear grabbing ahold of you.
My friends don’t see the sheer energy it takes to drag myself out of bed every morning.
When you love someone, you don’t distance yourself from them emotionally. You don’t put up a wall, shutting them out. You don’t allow your fears from past experiences cloud your current relationship.
I had loving parents. Nothing traumatic happened to me that I could recall. Yet I constantly felt myself struggling with romantic relationships, seemingly much more so than my friends.
No one can replace you.
It taught me how to pick myself back up, no matter how sore or how down or how angry I am. It taught me to go again and again and again because there is nothing better than the feeling of accomplishment.
He never posted a picture of the two of you on social media. You’re slightly jealous.
Ignoring red flags while on a first date. Just because they seem nice and you might be able to change them doesn’t mean you should feel obligated to stay with that person. If you hear or see a red flag that means your brain is telling you that something is not right and that you do not want to be with that person for a scary reason.
Let go or get dragged.
I believe in your pain and your restlessness, but I also believe in your resilience.
You have to accept the fact that sometimes, the other person doesn’t want to hear your side. They don’t want to understand you.
I am healed from all my past heartbreak and finally ready for the true love I was always waiting for.
You’d been in my mind more times than I could count. But this time, it was different.
Each day is a new opportunity for us to work towards our dreams and turn them into reality.
I knew exactly who I wanted to be and who I COULD be, but I constantly limited myself by not ever letting that girl come alive.
I had to let you go.
I will love and respect myself, no matter what.
You will feel grief far beyond the initial moments after someone you love dies.
The difference this time is that I’ve seen the clear skies before. I know that on the other side of a downpour is a beautiful sight worth seeing.
When I realized I still loved you, it felt right. Like all the stars had finally aligned and I could breathe again.
Fans of the franchise have enjoyed decades of wondering how Michael doesn’t make a peep even when he’s being stabbed, and it’s not over yet!
Instead of acknowledging that this is the case, we set up unconscious barriers.
When moving on becomes the only choice, you eventually do it.
Your maladaptive behaviors and your actual personality are not the same thing — and differentiating the two is essential to healing.
When Bert told me he was into klezmer music and had attended a five-day klezmer festival in the Catskills, I knew he’d know Dave Tarras’s name, and of course Bert said that Uncle Dave is revered as a god in klezmer circles.
My child will ALWAYS come first.
I hope they encourage you to live out your dreams and dig into your work and color outside of the lines, if that’s what suits you.
Maybe your bedroom needs to be repainted or maybe you’ve always wanted to get a dog. Now may be the time to start something new!
Despite all of the beauty in your heart that wants to fight for love, you know that your love is not met. You know that it deserves to be met.
I am living proof that a person can move through life and seem well-adjusted, even capable, while drowning inside.
It’s day 30 of our quarantine and our life together looks different. We fall asleep in bed giggling. A lot. We see each other for real.
I wish you could see yourselves through my eyes—your extraordinary strengths, your uniqueness, and your talents that go beyond even your own mind to see.
At the party to celebrate Kalikow’s buying the Post from Murdoch on Friday night, Teresa got very, very drunk. The lawyer started coming on to her, and Teresa says they were nuzzling and petting at the restaurant. “It felt good,” she told me. He took her home, where she got violently ill and couldn’t remember anything the next morning.
No matter how you got there, everyone feels like they’ve reached their breaking point. It’s okay, it’s normal, and hey, it happens.
Go on those adventures. Meet people like you who aren’t afraid to be who they are. It’s time to be wildly free.
You need to value your relationship with yourself enough to acknowledge when something is changing you for the worst.
A first date is just an opportunity to get to know someone, not a binding commitment.
I dream about you sometimes. We are in an empty hallway, silent. Only now the silence would not end. I still hope that someday it will.
My friend said, “I can smell my brother’s coffin.” I got shocked. Next thing I know, she and her other sister went to the corner of my house for like two minutes because according to them, their brother was there.
Ever since the world has shut down, my company has been holding daily meetings over Zoom.