A pair of siblings came to the door. One sister was dressed like me, a miniature Dorothy. The other was dressed in rags with blood smeared across her face and bloodshot contacts in her eyes.
I didn’t mean it the time I told you I couldn’t stand you. I think I couldn’t stand the way you made me feel, the way you made me think.
This life is only what we make of it. Nothing is handed over to us — it is solely our job to get out there and create a life for ourselves.
I found the person that made me want to be the best version of myself, the person I want to share everything with and the person that I want to make the most out of every second with them.
TAURUS: You assume everyone has good intentions and let them take advantage of you.
Type 5: You show them new things they never imagined.
At 34 years old, I found myself jobless and living with my parents.
Every move we make shapes our lives, whether or not we realize it in the moment.
You are not unlovable. You are not destined to end up alone. You are not too screwed up to find love.
Regardless of what I want, you are happy, and I’m trying to be happy for you because you really do deserve it.
I know that I don’t need you in my life as my life is complete even without you.
“I went hiking yesterday, and now my legs are sore.”
I am no stranger to endings.
I wanted to believe that what we had was real. I wanted to believe that I would be the one to make you believe in commitment. I just really wanted to believe you.
Don’t take criticism from someone you wouldn’t take advice from.
You landed that new job? You graduated from college? A narcissistic parent may be happy for you for a fleeting moment, but ultimately the conversation will return to being all about them. It always has to be about them.
I guess whenever love is involved, we are never really ready to say goodbye.
You have to believe that those things you’ve been wanting to feel aren’t lost forever, but rather lying dormant while you gather up the experiences and tools and strength to carry you through your life.
“My folks met when they ran for cover in the same spot during a drive-by shooting.”
ARIES: You feel bad about yourself when he ignores your texts for hours on end.
I saw my brother’s doppelganger, well to be more accurate, I saw a picture of him on a wall of fallen soldiers from my hometown.
I know only a vague concept of the past hurts you have experienced and the wounds that never fully healed because of it, but I was not the one who actually hurt you.
It convinces me that I am alone in my thoughts and actions, that I am impossibly defective, too different to be understood.
Please, give people the benefit of the doubt. Think about where they are coming from. Have empathy.
No matter how many times you try to change yourself, you are beautiful in your own right, worthy just as you are.
He didn’t necessarily think that “fat” was a bad thing at all—it just looked different.
ARIES: Your stubbornness. It means you don’t give up easily. It means you’re persistent. It means, when you want something, you keep trying until you get it.
Accepting everything as it was gave me insight into what it was that I really wanted out of life.
Something that I’ve learned is that not every ghost is a fuckboy. Sometimes it’s not an actual demon but the circumstances that conjure up the ghost.
You fall for assholes. You realize they’re assholes. And you continue chasing after those assholes.
Grief can do strange things to people and everybody processes it in their own way.
Start dating a controlling/ manipulative person. The kind that will lie to you about your friends to drive a wedge between you.
If you’re considering taking a break and having some time alone or are single but haven’t yet become comfortable with it, consider all the wonderful benefits you have.
I didn’t want to believe that was the last time I would see you.
Playing it safe never works when it comes to love.
Old souls tend to be highly empathic individuals.
She doesn’t want you to act like her problems aren’t real problems. She doesn’t want you to make her feel stupid.
You might be so desperate to reach your next milestone that you overlook red flags, that you pretend you’re feeling things you aren’t feeling, that you stay with someone who isn’t meant for you.
You aren’t as unlovable as you feel.
Scorpio Season is the time of letting go, cutting chords and thinking about you.
Gemini: They’re being too possessive.
Healing is our responsibility because we have this one life, this single shot to do something important.
In this ugly world where it is difficult to see much good, you were sent to bring about positive change.
There is no changing what happened.
I love everything about you, especially the little annoying things you do. I wouldn’t have it any other way.
I’m more energized and productive. And I feel like I’m starting my day off on the right foot.
If you’re a writer, then you already know that writing isn’t just a career or pastime of yours. Writing is what makes you feel alive.
This is why you shouldn’t compare yourself to the strangers you see on social media.
I couldn’t breathe without him. I couldn’t move on. I still can’t. I love him. But now it’s your turn.
Learning to forgive someone, especially if it’s a grudge you’ve been holding on to for a long time, will be a process.