You’ve had less and still the sun shined every morning.
Life wasn’t made to be a smooth road consisting of sunshine and rainbows. Bad things happen and will continue to happen for as long as we live.
Stop waiting. He’s gone.
Doing something you enjoy can really take your mind off your anxieties. When you immerse yourself in a craft or project, you can free your mind.
This year, learn to stop taking everything so personally. Learn that everyone exists within their own understanding of the world, and what doesn’t fit neatly within that image must be judged or condemned.
Do not sit on your bathroom floor and question your every move. He fucked up and that is not your fault.
I left Venice feeling inspired. Why not slick on a red lipstick? Why not try wearing something a little more coordinated for the sake of fashion?
Self-love is so much more than treating yourself to a hot bubble bath or going for a walk in nature.
I closed the door behind me, gripping a worn suitcase with fear in my soul and hope in my heart, smiling to no one but the wind.
Netflix isn’t delivering much this month.
Joe Goldberg is a deranged, homicidal stalker. Why are people still romanticizing his toxic, psychopathic behavior?
The first thing to ask yourself is what is going on in your life outside of work.
Going through a gender transition taught me so much, and I am a better person for it.
Getting engaged means prioritizing someone else. It means valuing their happiness as much as your own.
Love is more than a euphoric feeling; it’s a promise. It’s a promise to segue into a new chapter of life hand in hand with your lover and from then on choose to look through a lens of unity and togetherness.
Nobody can make the decision for you but yourself.
You’re never going to find a woman who’s into you if you never present yourself as you actually are.
Before I met you, I was so jaded I wouldn’t have dreamed of writing someone a paragraph about how much I loved them or making them their favorite dessert. My guard was up so high I was almost a robot. And then there was you.
Whatever you’re going through, you’re allowed to feel shitty. You’re allowed to cry your heart out, take a long-ass nap, and just lie in bed all day because you’re so fucking tired.
About a year and a half ago, my world was turned upside down when my boyfriend of over five years passed away unexpectedly.
The way you look at yourself in the mirror shouldn’t change based on whether or not someone else called you pretty that day.
As I sit here today as the career woman I aspired to be so many years ago, I look back and laugh. I made a plan and I failed. Then I failed again. But I persevered.
Once you get married, and are sharing space with a person every day, it’s easy for those kinds of letters to fall by the wayside.
What if starting that goal was really just planning out the journey of how you’re going to get there?
VIRGO: “In my world I’m constantly, constantly having a breakthrough. Or a breakdown.”
ARIES: You have trouble enjoying good things that happen to you, so you create problems where none exist.
There is no one-size-fits-all definition of an ideal life.
Just because you found the right person, it doesn’t guarantee a life full of sunshine and rainbows. Life doesn’t work that way. In fact, life is going to test every ounce of patience, strength and love that you have for your significant other.
Our priorities, mindset, and loyalty change as we grow so there doesn’t have to be a groundbreaking fight that caused you and your bestie to become astray.
Sounds borderline insane, right? You have to be a little crazy to do something like this.
Start trying to do small things that scare you on a regular basis and remember to be patient and kind to yourself throughout that process.
Nevertheless, I was in love. I was willing to be with you forever.
Free yourself from burdens by saying no – it’s not as big of a deal as your mind makes it out to be.
Anger – anyone’s anger – frightened me, even if it was not directed at me. I spent a lot of time cringing, until it became an automatic reaction.
What do you tell yourself when you feel like nothing is working and you’re stuck in a bottomless depression pit?
They fill your life with a certain hope you didn’t know existed. They make the future shine differently and the possibilities brighter.
“I sometimes think back to that moment and of how blissfully unaware I was of what the next decade would look like for me,” Pooja Parikh, an Oklahoma City local and years-long HS sufferer shares, recalling the first flare up…
You are my best friend. You are the easiest person to love and exactly what love is supposed to be.
What is a life without feeling too much, caring too much, hoping too much? Is that even a life at all?
I can’t stand being reminded of you. Not yet.
You deserve someone who genuinely sees in you what you see in them. You deserve someone who stays, who shows up, who isn’t wishy-washy with their feelings. You deserve someone who knows what they want. You deserve someone who is honest and genuine and who comes as they are. You deserve someone who never exhausts your heart in a bad way. You deserve someone who loves you the way you love them, who fights for you the way you fight for them.
To be honest, it was kind of freaking me out. It was as if God was saying: “Here he is! I’ve been waiting to introduce you! He’s right here! Stop being so stubborn and skeptical and just pay attention!”
Before I swipe my credit card for any new face mask that might plump all the fine lines in my face I do my research and after years of reading and trying products, I can tell you that there are five ingredients that everyone should have in their skincare routine.
I hope you are well, though. I hope you found someone that cares about you as much as I did. I hope you’re happy and I hope you don’t have any regrets.
You should know though, I also mean what I told you of how I feel about you. I do want to hold you tight, but only if you treat me right. I want to keep you warm, but not at the exchange of myself feeling cold.
This morning I listened to Neil Rogers on the radio talking about his SOFAR (Save Our First Amendment Rights) petition to get the FCC to rescind their censorship decision. With the decision upholding sodomy laws, mandatory drug tests, and all the restrictions on what we can listen to and see and read, I feel that Uncle Sam is encroaching into my life as never before.
Little closure can sometimes be worse than actually having no closure, because these conversations leave you merely scatterbrained. There are more questions than there are answers; sometimes answers actually just lead to more questions.
We do not know what the future holds, and we are not called to live as slaves to it. We are called to depend on God and trust that He will show us, one step at a time, where we should go.
The next time you think of being capable of changing a man or believing that the extremes of your love can convince him to heal and love you back, remind yourself that a broken man is just like a crawling snail with a broken shell. And just like how snails have the ability to mend its broken shell on its own, no one can fix a broken man but himself.
Being kind does not mean putting up with everyone’s bullshit. Being loving does not mean ignoring all the red flags and doing everything you can just because you love them.