This is why it is so easy to overlook our true purpose, our best skills, our soulmates… even when they are right in front of us.
Ditto – You let your friends pick the movies, the restaurants, the road trip music. You never give your own opinion. You do what everyone else wants.
I’m challenging you today: allow yourself to feel afraid, but pursue the things that scare you regardless.
This is me accepting that I have to go on living my best life without you.
I hope you look in the mirror and realize that you are capable of curating the kind of life that sparks something within you.
ARIES: You’re used to pretending you don’t care in order to protect yourself.
You feel like you’re not enough. Like you’re not doing enough.
Nothing is original anymore; such is the plight of the modern artist. Mark Twain once wrote, “Substantially all ideas are second-hand, consciously and unconsciously drawn from a million outside sources” — and that was well over a century ago, so one can only imagine how many times these ideas have been passed down in the interim.
This is where decisions are made of ego and less of heart, this is where pride comes first.
What’s “meant to be” doesn’t happen on its own. Sometimes you have to fight like hell for it.
You are an AND. Find someone who makes you an AND.
I’m choosing to believe that. After my abuse, I can have a healthy relationship.
Here you are. The one I have waited so long for. The one I wasn’t even sure existed.
Express yourself in all the ways you want.
You cannot be a self-hating person and expect to build a loving, healthy life.
It’s hard to care so much that I’d walk through fire, especially when a voice inside tells me you don’t feel the same.
In reality, I have bipolar disorder, I am not “soooo bipolar.” Just like someone who has diabetes, they are not “soooo diabetes.”
Maybe right now, I need to find myself and get to know who I am as a person.
We never thought that life could change so dramatically overnight, that those who said they would never leave would someday be gone, that growing up is just a stupid trap.
Being in love means being in pain. Maybe not all of the time, but certainly some of the time.
With this shifted perspective, our everyday trials and tribulations can begin to feel minuscule in the grand scheme of things.
And every time you breathe out
consider that the future you will live
could be better than the future you are currently hoping for.
I would give you another chance if you stopped playing the victim, if you stopped blaming other people for your own mistakes. If you showed me you’ve grown into someone mature, someone who takes ownership over their actions, someone who understands they are flawed and knows they have the power to fix themselves.
It’s best to come to the experience very open.
If you want to be truly successful, you need to say no to merely “good” things.
And that is most the beautiful thing about living and growing and getting older and wiser, filling in the pieces to your own puzzle.
Why not start now?
As soon as you meet them say some crap like: “I’m just letting you know right now, I’m brutally honest. Like no offense but I’m just brutally honest.”
If you are left feeling that you aren’t enough because a man doesn’t call you back after sex, the problem isn’t that you had sex, the problem is that you feel you aren’t enough.
We come across many people in our lives. If we’re lucky, we get to keep those that truly belong. If we’re wise, we learn even from those that have a journey to make.
What is self-love? All my life I tried so hard to please others rather than please myself.
Pick one thing you feel most confident about and make an effort to do even more of that each day.
The true “perfect” girls approach the world with boundless ambition, even as they feel directionless.
It’s only going to hurt you. It’s going to isolate you. It’s going to create a distance between you and the people you care about the most.
It’s a reminder that it’s not too late — You can still reclaim the damaged parts of yourself.
Thanks for looking past the flaws and loving me anyway.
Forgetting about what happened doesn’t erase what happened. It doesn’t magically get rid your baggage, your insecurities, your deepest darkest fears.
Most importantly, concentrate on what counts
You’re in for a calm and quiet first date with any middle child.
“I realized I had always had these underlying assumptions that people of other races were ‘different’ than me. And then I realized they aren’t.”
Sometimes, you have to ask for what you deserve in order to discover what other people believe you deserve.
Because it’s not healthy to think so little of yourself.
Season nine is going to be a slasher-themed season based on 80’s horror movies.
It took me a long time after that night to feel comfortable enough to share myself with you again.
Dating apps are a wonderful concept. But dating apps are not for everyone.
It’s about showing up at that table, every Sunday.
You want help and support, but you don’t know what kind of support you need. You don’t know who to turn to or what to ask for, because you just don’t know what will help.
You should give your heart to Pisces. There’s no one better.
Although it took time, I learned that my loss and my grief would pave the way to my happiness.
Go to the gym? Ride a motorcycle? Sure, those tips may help softly push your inner bitch aside.