Why do we allow ourselves to give and get nothing in return?
“Lady posted on Craigslist that she was seeing baby clothes. When a pregnant woman came to buy it, the lady attacked her and cut the baby out of her.”
People do not say those things to me all the time, but I feel the underlying sting of those words almost every day.
Nice assholes want the best of both worlds: having a sort-of-kind-of-girlfriend and being single at the same time.
Found on AskReddit. 1. Came home for lunch one day to surprise her. Surprise was on me as she was in the middle of fucking her coworker on my couch. “Came home for lunch one day to surprise her.
“He started reading the Bible and believed he was the second coming of Jesus Christ. Not joking.”
She has stayed single, because she has convinced herself that she is meant to be alone. That she is never going to find anyone who understands her. That she is destined to stay this way.
This school’s response to the Charlottesville “Unite the Right” rally was perfect.
It often takes a beginner’s mind to enable revolutionary changes. The ability to disrupt established methods and find new ways of looking at old ideas is one of the most sought-after qualifications in all fields. It’s a super power that allows you to be right when others are wrong.
You loved. That’s all that matters. You loved.
You’re allowed to be yourself. You’re allowed to be your own kind of beautiful. You’re allowed to be all of the things that set you apart from the crowd. You’re allowed to wear the shape of you however you like.
We are just trying to be kind to ourselves and understand our lives by attempting to create some internal space for peace. Our behavior can be highly mistaken and we are often misunderstood.
A little tenderness can go a long way, my love.
She believes it is better to be honest with herself than to pretend that she is a robot, that she is better off alone, that she doesn’t give a fuck about anyone or anything else.
Try this exercise in your mind. Think about the things that worry or scare you. Consider the worst possible scenario. Now find a solution for that scenario.
At the end of the day, you can only trust yourself because people change, their priorities change, their feelings change and their love changes. You’re the only one truly capable of saving yourself from any rut you’re stuck in.
So as much as you love someone, you may have to make the difficult decision to let them go. Sometimes it takes more courage to walk away from a relationship that is all that you ever wanted. How hard it is to say goodbye to the best thing that has happened to you.
Whenever others get emotional over something, sensitive people are the best to turn to for comfort because we respect and understand your feelings, and in turn we just need someone to do the same for us.
We look at everything with extremities. Everything is either black or white, but that’s just how we perceive things, not who we are. We are filled with thoughts and ideas as colorful as it can get. We are constantly fighting for ourselves.
It’s easier said than done. But look at yourself. You’re just waiting.
Shouldn’t love be effortless? Shouldn’t you be excited to see me? I am a woman worthy of love.
Stay single until you find someone who makes you smile when you thought that was the last thing you were going to do that day.
Photography made me realize that there is more out there than just sit here and continue to see what I’ve been seeing every single day.
Despite everything, I will be here. A promise that I wish to keep. I gave my word that I will stay by you whatever life gives us and my love, I will keep that.
It’s obvious that they care, but there’s just a little something holding them back from truly letting you in.
I am scared of good things because good things do not last.
Be hurt. Be disappointed. Be honest. But don’t condemn someone for all these feelings.
Don’t tell her she’s pretty when she poured herself into so many things, worked hard day and night just so that she could have achievements of her own. When she’s sacrificed so much.
Pour your entire self into whatever you’re painting or writing or filming, and don’t give up. In Holiday’s words, “Don’t just make it. Make it happen.”
Thousands of people were starting to follow my journey, so I was quick to justify my behavior and tell myself that I was doing a good thing. I wasn’t taking into effect that I had developed a serious social anxiety, especially when food was involved.
I won’t notice how my male coworkers avoid going to lunch or hang out alone with me because rumors will start that we’re more than friends. Or when I’m purposely not included in group texts because the discussion isn’t “appropriate for a girl.”
Your struggles may be different from those around you, but we are all struggling.
Cut the toxic people off your life, they just don’t deserve to be there to witness your success and achievements.
When you have generalized anxiety, you wake up every day fighting a battle that people without anxiety will never understand. It’s especially exhausting in close relationships, especially for loved ones who don’t struggle with anxiety themselves.
Know the difference between giving up and letting go. Be your own everything.
Love shouldn’t scare you.
I kept asking myself over and over again since the day we broke up, “If I held on to you that night, would you still be happy?”
I am obsessed with my sense of freedom. Like many women, my whirlwind of failed romances left me fearful and insecure. What’s wrong with me, I thought. Am I too much? Am I too difficult? Am I not worthy of love?
When you want to give up, look at how far you’ve come. Not many people can do what you do every day.
Make peace with your worries. Let go of things you cannot control. Forgive. Strive to be a better person.
It was a long, idyllic weekend and every night I still felt that same familiar creep.
Conversely, whether or not you look like you have your life together, or need help, sinks rather low on the totem pole of significance.
As hard as I tried to snap out of it, I felt like I watched the remainder of my day happen, just pass me by.
It’s important to accept that and know when to move on.
We need to stop pretending that we don’t know exactly what this is. We need to stop waiting for Trump to be presidential or dignified or to denounce the violence of his followers. This is the white-supremacy presidency.
Just like sex sells, so do tabloids and sadly, the written word is becoming less “written” and more clickbait.
Tears rolling down my nose, unable to breathe type of laughter. I’m fine. A little bruised, but she was right. I fell—it didn’t kill me. It’s easy to stand back up and start again, knowing a bout of laughter is the worst I have to look forward to.
“Welcome to Minnesota: Come for the Culture Stay Because Your Car Won’t Start”
At ten, twelve and so on I was the only one asked to go back to our Muslim neighbor/enemy, Pakistan. My batchmates or friends never intended to hurt me as it was a very casual harmless expression for them. Something you’re supposed to take lightly and laugh it off.
My dad taught me what I am worth, what I deserve, and to never settle for anything less.