There are pieces of you inside of my heart, reminding me to love myself, to respect myself, to stop being so damn hard on myself.
It only took eight dates before I fell in love with him. And ten dates for me to lose my virginity.
Are you only going to love me until you realize how hard loving me actually is?
Like his selfies, but make sure you do not like too many in a row because it will be obvious you have been stalking his page.
ARIES: Stop running away from your feelings.
The key to letting go can only be found buried within yourself, through forgiveness.
Thou shalt not feel guilty for going back for a second helping of Grandma’s delicious apple pie.
We embrace a life of solitude, and we are always okay being alone.
Each time I type out my story, I refrain from publishing it out of fear, doubt, victim’s guilt.
What is it that we rather embrace something familiar yet valueless instead of accepting that change is inevitable in some particular cases?
The first step to changing your mindset is recognizing that the person who needs it more than anything is you.
Our lives are not measured by how many people we are grateful for. It is measured by how many people are grateful for us.
We survived again.
Surprise them by having their pajamas out and a holiday movie rented.
Love does not solve your problems.
At 25, I was drugged, and you do the math.
I sometimes think of myself as weak, but in reality, I am afraid my loved ones are not strong enough to deal with the truth about what I am going through.
Next year is only going to be a repeat of this year if you keep following the same routine, engaging with the same group of people, and continuing down the same general path.
Here’s the truth about goodbyes… they don’t always have to be verbal.
If you don’t have to force a smile while talking to them. The conversation is natural so it makes you smile.
A Facebook points card.
Change has never been something I welcomed into my home. And that’s speaking both metaphorically and literally.
Stabbed herself in the leg, blamed me, and got my ass whopped by her dad.
Don’t let compliments get to your head and don’t let insults get to your heart.
Whether you’ve been single and on a dating hiatus or you’ve just got out of a long-term relationship, it can be daunting to jump back in and start playing the field again. But have no fear — if you’ve got a concern, we’ve got a book for that.
“Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment, until it becomes a memory.”
Timing is everything.
Sometimes it feels like that’s all I am.
You deserve a love that you don’t have to chase, a love that walks directly to you. A love that chooses you, over and over.
I cannot sweat this enough but self-awareness is such an undervalued concept that a majority do not have a clue how to practice it.
We need the touch of your arms, wrapped around us, to give us the courage to get up and face the world.
Always wear headphones, never listen to what they say.
What about if we take something from nothing? What happens then?
Wait for a man who sees you in his future; whose heart will beat for you alone.
A diagnosis, of any kind, shouldn’t be made an identity.
This humble little stone house on the banks of the Missouri River in Kansas is allegedly haunted by a girl named Sallie who died from a botched appendectomy in the house around 1905. According to multiple reports, she never forgave the doctor—nor any male who dared to enter the house since.
Maybe we are more connected to our fears than we realize.
What’s worse is it was abusive, and what’s worse is I believed I was the problem.
1. First, let’s think about Christmas trees. Any distinct shapes that come to mind when you think about them? If you guessed “triangle”, then you are correct! Christmas trees are just a bunch of series of triangles. 2.
Live a life not a lifestyle, the words are clear in my notebook.
Connect with yourself.
I kept all the memories still.
Thanksgiving in Canarsie was wonderful. It was the night before Thanksgiving a dozen years ago when Ronna and I had our first date (Chloe in the Afternoon at the Midwood Theatre and then to the Foursome Diner for a bite; Ronna had the sniffles and wore a blue turtleneck). Who would have imagined we’d still be this close?
This interaction is the socialization of diet culture at its finest – a paradigmatic display of the way weight obsession and food fixation needles its way into the fabric of our daily conversations.
Somewhere in my closet, a box of memories lies.
“Vowing, even intense vowing, is often useless. What works is making a vivid, concrete plan.”
I see you. I feel your pain.
If I’m always near the bottom, then I can’t fall too far. It may sound pathetic, but it’s oddly comforting.
Please know that I’ve stood in front of mirrors and hated my body.
I believe there’s something here. I believed you when you said there was.