You tell me to be quiet so the new girl doesn’t hear us talking about it.
You can use six secrets about narcissists to protect yourself from their manipulation.
One of the worst things a boyfriend or girlfriend will ever do to you is judge you, whether it’s your actions or beliefs, or anything really. Judging others is a human error, and your dog will never do it.
Pain is, unfortunately, a critical part of the mending process, and in order to move on from an emotional injury you need to acknowledge its ache
This one thing is a deadly venom that flows to the heart and wreaks havoc in relationships.
‘If you’re not happy single, you won’t be happy taken. Happiness comes from within, not from men.’
“Call me when you get there.”
“She took a turn too fast and will be eighteen forever.”
I wish I was told to prepare for change; to embrace it. I wish I was told that my mind will change a hundred times before I find out what it is that drives me, and that’s okay.
My wedding night was the beginning of a long set of expectations that were impossible to meet. When they weren’t, the abuse was rampant.
We have to be our full self, never dependent upon one fixed thing. We are so much more than that; we can be so much more than that.
If we want to thrive, we must choose ourselves. We must navig.ate our passions, what we want to do as an occupation, what we want for ourselves.
Love isn’t all rainbows and butterflies. Love isn’t always a happy ending. Love isn’t always about cheesy lines, cuddles on the couch, kisses and hugs.
This is for my own good, mainly because I prioritize my happiness instead of yours.
Starting over means you’re brave. You’re not afraid to end things. You’re not afraid to break your own heart.
By embracing the vulnerable parts of your life, you’re embracing your story.
If there is one thing that we like to tell ourselves, it is that everything happens for a reason and that heartache and disruption blow through our lives so that they can teach us important lessons that will help us start again.
Sexualizing me held more importance than respecting my sexuality.
Too much empathy is a real thing, let me tell you, because I’ve suffered from it.
It’s fine! As the author of this article, I really won’t be that offended — I totally empathize with this behavior.
To the world, I was “The Girl Who’s Always Smiling.” However, I discovered a dark truth enshrouded behind my perpetual haze of lip-glossed smiles and melodic laughter.
You don’t have time to pity yourself. You don’t have time to hate that boy who left you a long time ago. You don’t have time to regret the past or look down at your rearview mirror. You don’t have enough room in your heart to hold onto everything that broke you. So let it all go. Let 2017 go and all the years before.
I am well aware that all these look pretty easy written down, but they are pretty hard to apply.
Nothing but respect for MY presidents.
My analytical mind. A mind that knows right from wrong. A mind which knows what would be best for me.
Don’t give him another chance to hurt you.
These people are my strongest connection with God that is why I am truly thankful for having these wonderful people.
At the end of the day, you can decide who you want to be and how you want to handle adversity and tough times.
I try to ensure that my husband knows he is loved, but the challenges and stresses of motherhood often distract me from such.
I am enough without you.
Figure out what that buzz is for you and do it — each and every day.
When I think of being in love and some the memories that I hold, my initial gut reaction would be, Absolutely! Erase that awful memory of the individual that wounded me.
I confided in my friend explaining my fear of putting myself out there. Of how terrifying it was to step out of a shell that I had habitually sealed myself inside of the majority of my existence.
Pain is of this world, not of God.
“Five men coming home from a basketball game one night never arrive, and are found months later, hugely off course in the wilderness with no rhyme or reason to what happened to them or how they even ended up where they were.”
Becoming the best involves transcending guidelines and following your instinct.
I’ve honestly been cracking up for the past 10 minutes.
24 years would go by before I ever told anyone about that night.
I wish I could still forget the world and come running to you because at one point, that was all I needed. At one point, your love was enough.
It is sexy to be vulnerable and put yourself on the line regardless of how challenging this can be.
You are not the darkness that you think you are
t’s what I love. It’s what makes me happy.
I was able to get a chance to know what I love to do, what moves me, and I don’t want to waste that. Not everybody gets the chance to know their calling.
Maybe, the problem is that we are awfully fixated on erasing our past instead of embracing the beautiful chaos it has brought in our lives, which helped shaped the person we are today – resilient, independent, fearless, and ever-loving.
Hint: it’s a lot cheaper than $15 popcorn.
Time and again, we have to remember that the only person we can count on to save us from drifting into oblivion is ourselves.