Let this wreck you. Let it hurt. But don’t you dare let this fully break you.
Propping someone on a metaphorical throne is not going to do your ego (or theirs) any good.
Be the one who listens to the voices around you. Be the one who lets people talk.
My hope is that you’ll stop seeing your differences as something to overcome and instead find a way to embrace them.
Sometimes, choosing joy takes discipline. And constant reminders. And acknowledging the despair that is coursing through your veins, so that you can climb your way back to joy.
The overly firm handshake is always annoying. I’m not a freak show of strength but I have a good enough grip that I can get them to back off.
It’s okay to be selfish with your time, but always respect other people’s time and the fact they could be just as selfish with theirs.
Love doesn’t want you to search. Love comes to you when it feels it’s right for you to meet it.
When I was play arguing with my 7 year old and she said she wished she was dead like my miscarried baby. Fucking savage and a brat.
From the time you’re little, everyone offers you advice on how to navigate your mind and heart. They’ll tell you to follow your gut, trust your instinct, to place logic aside, to pursue a life that’s true to your soul.
Tell them they are loved. Tell them to think of one person that they will survive this for. Tell them they can talk to you.
Lip Gallagher still keeps his audience swooning over his charm, sincerity, and ruggedness.
ARIES: Blowing up Peeps in the microwave.
There’s a way to change the things that you have control over. There’s a road to new beginnings and new chapters and new doorways.
When we are struggling people around us can only do so much, but just being there for support means everything.
My whole family modeled back in the 80s. Somehow my dad ended up in a brochure for some born again church that said he was a sinner and adulterer until he found Jesus.
We most certainly can’t avoid pain, but the suffering we attach to it is completely optional.
Dear Women, You are not his therapist. Let’s get one thing straight — there’s a fine line between being a caring and supportive partner and being someone he talks to when he has a problem.
We should never feel guilty for being human.
Can you hate the way you allowed someone to treat you but still be grateful they were in your life?
I want someone who is mature enough to admit when they’re wrong, mature enough to apologize, mature enough to make the changes necessary to better themselves.
If you want a healthy relationship, you need to have a healthy mindset.
All of my expectations and everything I’d imagined doing with my child were gone.
When it comes to endometriosis awareness, there aren’t quite enough people speaking out about what’s an increasingly common disorder that can cause a lot of discomfort and reduction in one’s quality of life.
No one or no event can make us feel what we don’t already believe.
I hope you make sure that no matter what words you choose – they are all framed by, and with, love.
When you catch yourself mythologizing, remember – he chose you, not her.
It’s 1:30 pm and the world is ending.
What I’ve learned is that whether or not you acknowledge and face the grief, it’s there.
We may deny the uncomfortable emotions that arise in our life. We can push them back down and refuse the experience. But that doesn’t mean they go away.
PISCES: You got attached too quickly.
She’ll make you the happiest you’ve ever been because she is your equal partner in all things.
It’s not about allowing someone to get away with hurting you, giving them permission to walk over you, giving them second chance after second chance.
There is a middle ground. And if you’re at all feeling lost between the two, please don’t believe that you’re broken.
Say what you feel even if you aren’t sure they feel the same way. Because you’ll never know unless you brave up and allow yourself to be vulnerable.
If we choose to label people, we are setting them into narrow constraints.
Throwing a random persay in a sentence. (It’s spelled per se, and you probably don’t know what it means if you can’t spell it properly.)
Isolation is a peace of mind.
Be. yourself. You’ll attract the right people that way.
Take as many pictures as possible. You’re going to want to use these photos to announce your engagement on social media, to include on the Save The Dates you send out in the mail, and to hang around your house for years to come.
It taught me that boundaries are okay in a relationship. Actually, they’re vital for any healthy relationship to survive.
I cannot stress enough on the need to actually talk about what you are going through with the people in your life.
Getting engaged isn’t nearly as life-changing as everyone makes it out to be.
I have been both an embodied slut. And also simply embodied. And just a slut.
Maybe I needed to lose what felt like everything at the time to realize I still had a lot.
Much like the stars, they come in all forms, some bigger than others.
You’re suddenly pressured to have your whole entire future planned out.
No matter how much I love my little girl (who is about to turn two), those days are tough. Like, really tough. Usually funny in retrospect, but, at the time, not so much.
You will be loved when you feel alone and you’ll be loved when you get out of the darkness.
What exactly happens to your body if you are not able to satisfy its sleeping requirements fully?