There is something about receiving a note in the mail, wedged between the stack of junk mail and bills to pay, that makes you feel elated. The connection suddenly becomes more intimate, despite how far away the other person is physically.
He made me feel as if being infinite was something attainable.
You need to go easier on yourself when you make a mistake, when you say the wrong thing, when you mess up your plans.
It has made it harder and more lonely but also more reflective and inward.
Biggest thing was how often people try to abduct you.
I hope you fall in love with someone who makes you feel seen for the beautiful person that you are in and out.
Wondering how to tell if a guy likes you? Well, I’m a guy. And I’d like to tell you what the signs are that you should look for, as a woman, that they’re interested in you.
If you can even get 10 of these you must be a super genius.
All I am asking from you is to be truly honest and genuine with your feelings and how you communicate them to her, because that is the least that she deserves from you.
The COVID-19 pandemic has stirred hysteria. Driven by fear and frenzy, it’s a time when we are confronted with making challenging decisions, and too often we follow suit observing others.
You’re allowed to worry — but you’re not allowed to hold yourself back. You’re not allowed to cower in your comfort zone, refusing to take risks, refusing to see what’s out in the world, refusing to take a chance on yourself.
When you know he’s going to break your heart, but you chase him anyway, it’s not because you’re stupid. It’s not because you’re reckless. It’s not because you’re on some self-destructive path where you’re actively trying to break your own heart.
We have been raised in a culture (for centuries!) where women judge, compare, dismiss, and punish other women
If you only cut them out of your world halfway, if you end up talking to them every time you’re drunk or lonely, then you’re never going to get over them.
I should have been aware that we weren’t going to last long. I was blinded by my love and how you took all of it for granted, filling yourself up, ceaselessly watching me drain alone.
They are constantly checking in on their friends and family members, but they rarely take the time to check in with themselves, to ask themselves how they are feeling, to practice self-reflection and self-care.
There must be a language that doesn’t depend on words,
Like God’s presence in my life as the morning sun gently hits my awakening eyes;
The softness of my cat’s fur as I run my fingers through it while he purrs.
I am slowly learning how to say no without feeling too bad about it, without being drenched in guilt, without wondering whether people would have liked me more if I had stayed quiet and cooperative.
VIRGO: Your flexibility. You need to learn how to deviate from plans.
Consider yourself a movie buff? Well, you’ve come to the right place! Grab some snacks and some friends and gather around to put your smarts to the test with these trivia questions.
Pray. Meditate. Go to therapy. Do what works for you to welcome calmness over anxiety at any given opportunity.
I’m stuck somewhere between a girl and a woman. I’m wavering between openness and being guarded. Someone I admire made a seemingly simple, simultaneously brilliant assessment that made my brain explode in a rush of light and clarity.
If you are feeling emotionally trapped in your relationship as a result of the physical quarantine, here are some ways to find spaciousness and use this as an opportunity for healing.
Our current healthcare system is built on the backs of the American people’s suffering.
My blue-collar parents worked to their bones to send me to college and are still laden with loans from the pursuit. But it was their joy to do it. And it was my joy to go; I won’t argue that.
We are living through extraordinary times. You may be feeling like you could use some advice right now, beyond how to make a mask out of an old hand towel.
I think it’s safe to say COVID-19 has dialed up the anxiety, sent emotions into overdrive and pushed the majority of people “in the grip”.
Don’t be that no one. Stand up for yourself with your own two feet. It’s worth a try, for good things come to good people.
Keep going, keep fighting.
Even though I crave justice and stability and for things to be set right; I already took care of that myself.
If you want to see her light up you ask her where her favorite jukebox is, because they all have one, and you take her there.
The popular kids never end up living the best life.
Don’t marry someone who wants to watch the mountains with you, marry someone who wants to hold your hand while you climb them together.
There is something so beautiful about spring. The days are longer, the sun is shinier, and the weather is warmer.
When I asked Sean why he hadn’t had any contact with me for five years, he said that his lover Doug was extremely jealous of me because Sean had been seeing us both at the same time. Sean was calling from the Jupiter Holiday Inn, where he was attending a conference of software users for his firm. He said it was his 23rd birthday.
If a person with BPD sees, hears, and smells something, then how can it be untrue? Third party perspective.
And instead of being sad someone doesn’t want a seat, be selective about who you invite to sit with you.
In case you haven’t heard, the greatest power we could ever have is the power of our thoughts.
“Sorry” is for mistakes, not for being a human being.
I’ve heard so many girls saying, “I just don’t get along with women. I don’t like the drama!” Well, you’re the problem, I’m afraid.
Now is the time to get your skin to where you want it to be and test out home remedies to see what works for you.
I hope you experience the kind of love that is all-consuming.
This life is yours to live—it’s your moment, and your time is now.
Sometimes healing feels like submerging in an ocean.
You need someone filled with intellect, depth and wisdom.
I have developed a very intimate relationship with running, and I don’t plan on parting with it anytime soon.
The past few weeks have been surreal, filled with anxiety, disappointments and as someone I respect described it a sense of “anticipatory grief.”
Why do I give so much attention to something I can do so little about?
Woman is the mother, the daughter, the lover.
“I believe in my ability to get through tough times.”