You can’t make anyone love you, and if you could, it wouldn’t be worth it. Still, getting dumped hurts. Yes, yes: intellectually, I know it could never have “worked out” with Sean, and like my breakups with Ronna and Shelli, this will prove a blessing in the long run. But right now I feel like crying.
You are constantly shit talking yourself.
But I want you to know that it’s okay to trust once more, to let someone in, to choose to see their good intentions.
So spend some time apart. Miss each other. Value each other. Keep that spark alive.
I don’t fear the idea of loving you. I don’t fear the idea of being in love with you. I don’t fear the idea of embracing love with you. What I fear, has nothing to do with you.
There is nothing wrong with being a person who loves, and is able to show it.
I won’t apologize for having a rich inner world, for enjoying my own company, for needing to take breaks from people and things that drain the energy from me, or for not being the bubbly person that society values so much.
It may not be easy; love never is.
Sleeping through your alarm: There’s a split second just before that stabbing panic sets in and you start to hyperventilate.
We survived it all, although most days it felt impossible.
I am not defining my life by anything other than what gives my joy.
Healing is not an event, it is a process, and in most cases, it is a process of learning how to let emotions pass without getting stuck.
Alpha women do not tend to settle down easily nor do they settle for just anyone. This is the type of woman who isn’t afraid to be alone – so if she’s spending her time with you, it can be quite the compliment. But what actually turns an alpha woman on – and captures her attention long-term?
But yet, here you are telling me that you can handle it, you don’t mind if I yell as long as it has a purpose, you understand when I get frustrated because you say it’s a fault on your part.
I hope you allow the love that surrounds you every day to fill every crevice of you up, overflowing into the souls you cross paths with.
“She lifts one of the patient’s breasts to clean underneath, and several cockroaches scurry away.”
The truth is, when it’s right, you will know. You will have this sense of everything around you—peace, understanding, joy, rest. You won’t be afraid.
Relationships will always teach you something.
So please. forgive yourself and remember it is okay to do so.
“I hid in the closet and watched my dad strangle my mom to death.”
If you don’t know, now you know: a situationship is a relationship that’s not yet a committed relationship but is more than just a hookup situation.
It gets me that at one point, you were the only person I wanted to tell anything. Now we don’t talk at all. How can someone mean the world to you one minute and then nothing at all the next?
Spirituality is the willingness to control what we can – ourselves.
People have been tweeting at the company with concerns after consuming the product and experiencing burning in their stomachs and throats. For what it’s worth, Tide really does seem to be trying to help.
I’m slowly learning that it’s okay to look back and realize how different things are now, how different we’ve all become.
Men are attracted to career driven women because they understand the hustle and respect it.
Because when someone good comes into your life you don’t take them for granted. You value them and appreciate them and do things to ensure you don’t lose them.
“Whenever I’m eating hard candy or like, a cough drop, and I go to bite it, I wonder if this is the time it’ll crack my tooth.”
Speak up. If someone does something you don’t agree with, say so. Let your voice be heard.
You are only happy when you are together.
Stop spending all your time in your comfort zone. You do NOT grow in your comfort zone, you don’t better yourself or challenge yourself.
I stay where I am comfortable. I stay where I cannot be seen.
Gemini: When you feel yourself getting upset, start addressing your feelings instead of burying them and avoiding them. You can address them through writing, or talking to your best friend, or therapy – whichever (healthy) way you want to do it is the right way to do it.
Even though she was only 11, she knew something was seriously up with this man, so she did what anyone would do: she ran.
“I want to find a nice, wholesome girl who will dom the sh*t out of me.”
I’m not going to be the one putting in all of the effort, the one who tries harder. Screw that.
People will judge you for wanting to be better because it shines a light on the parts of themselves they’re waiting for someone else to fix.
When you start really thinking about what you do control, you start to realize that the circumstances aren’t the question. The question is: what are you going to do now?
Standing alone is better than standing with the wrong people. Standing alone is better than changing who you are so you can please others.
Aquarius: You know you’re with the right person when you feel like you’ve found someone who just gets you
They know the right thing to say to make you feel bad for them, to make you feel like you are doing the wrong thing by leaving them, to make you second guess your decision to walk away.
Looking through our messages as they have evolved over the years from IM’s and emails to Yahoo! And Gmail chats and now Facebook Messenger and texts, we have been able to use these methods as a way to chat about things that are sometimes uncomfortable.
And I kept dating him. And I kept dating him. And I spent more time with him. And I focused on the things I did like. My attempts to get this heart beating were failing. So I tried a new approach.
I’m learning the beauty of living in a place of ‘enoughness.’ Where right now is enough. Where I am enough. Where the people around me are more than enough. Where love is enough.
You shouldn’t have to fight for friends. If you find that the people you are surrounded with are only reaching out to you when they need something or have found themselves in a tough situation, they are not your friends. Cut them off.
INFJs tend to keep a small circle of friends and prefer to work alone. Although an INFJ may have hundreds of acquaintances, if they call you a “friend,” you can be sure that they mean it for life.
It was easy to replace you because you always replaced me.
I initiated every conversation, which is why the second I stopped trying, our texting ended. You could have contacted me for a change, but you never did.
The truth is relationships are really easy. It’s the wrong one that aren’t. And it’s those wrong ones that are hard to let go and move on from when you’ve invested so much.
Efron is taking on notorious serial killer Ted Bundy in a biopic about his life called ‘Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile’, which is set in the 1970s and will be told from the perspective of Bundy’s 7-year girlfriend.