All that matters is your own opinion, your own happiness, your own sense of self.
You looked a lot taller than the last time I saw you, but maybe that’s because I finally got to see how small I felt around you.
Those closed eyes used to talk—they used to shout, actually. You rambled with the end of your days and kissed the plague away.
Someone out there will be happy to give you all the love you desire, but first, you have to stop settling for less.
The reason you think you’re single isn’t the same reason you’re actually single.
Sometimes, what seems like the wrong turn is the only turn we need to take for life to guide us where we need to be.
I have pretended to be adventurous. I have pretended to be up for anything. I have pretended it was no big deal when plans were set an hour before I was meant to leave the house even though it made me a nervous wreck.
It may not be today or in a few months, but just be patient, and it will come at the right moment, when the time is right.
It’s okay if you talk about your dad in general. Again, if he’s here, let’s talk about him. The good, the bad, the annoying. Let’s talk about it all.
You’re going to send positive vibes out into the world. Not because you need something good to happen to offset your shitty week. But because you work hard and you deserve for good shit to happen.
The Maker: Your no-nonsense manner, combined with your solid work ethic and loyalty, makes you a girl who’s difficult to mess with.
When you’re with the wrong person, they might bring you down. They might make you question whether you have what it takes to succeed. They might encourage you to give up on your dreams. They might warn you to play it safe. They might stifle you.
June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month, so why not celebrate it with a good book?
I’m destined to love a person this way.
You’re strong for leaving him, even if you’ve cried every night since you’ve left him.
There’s nothing wrong with your looks or personality. The only problem is your standards. It’s who you allow into your world. It’s who you give permission into your heart.
There’s a difference between inviting someone to hang out and begging someone to hang out after they’ve already canceled on you the last three times you set plans.
It’s not enough to want a loving, tolerant, and more peaceful world. You must embody that want in everything that you do.
I will promise that I’ll remember this day forever, the day my person married the love of her life. Her McDreamy. I promise I’ll be smiling like a fool in all of your photos. I promise I’ll be by your side throughout it all.
I hope you treat the next person better than you treated me, for both of your sakes. I know you can, if you choose to do so.
Have confidence in yourself that no matter what happens (say, you are let go), you will be able to navigate your way through.
If I were drunk in a room with everyone I’ve ever loved, whose arms would I run into? It still haunts me.
Through every broken heart and every rejection, my dad was always there with open arms. It didn’t matter if I was 14 or 18 running to him—every time I looked up, he was right there to hold me.
Celebrate everything you have accomplished without him. Celebrate how strong you’ve become, how independent, how brave. Celebrate all of the milestones you have reached, all the mountains you have conquered.
You can contribute the way you are feeling to some vexing but necessary hormones that are important for reproduction and evolution.
In this world that is already harsh, never stop believing the good in everyone.
Removing them from your world isn’t a one-time decision. It’s a decision you have to make over and over again every single holiday, every single birthday, every single day.
is not to say that you shouldn’t speak to a trusted friend about what you’re going through (you absolutely should), but you also shouldn’t rely on this as your only method of coping. You need to take responsibility for your own mental health first and foremost.
Taking big leaps make you stronger, wiser. Be brave enough to go after your happiness.
Insist on speaking to me on the phone when it could be easily done by text.
GEMINI – This sign will complain about blue balls if you make-out with them for more than five minutes at a time.
I know it takes tremendous courage to submit and surrender to the unknown, but if you want to heal completely, you have to accept that returning to the person you were before is simply not how healing works.
There is a very fine line between love and dependency.
If you haven’t gotten rid of HBO after Game Of Thrones ended, then you should catch up on Barry.
You see, moving forward requires you to find peace with what the past has delivered.
Not everything in this life is attached to something wrong with you
When you feel like the odd one out…the ugly duckling…the weirdo…remember that you are one of a kind and this world needs you.
I’ve acted like it was no big deal when a text took an hour to reach my phone — even though I was pacing the room the entire time, wondering whether I said something wrong.
You suck at communicating your feelings.
Remember, our time on this planet is finite. Although future generations might forget you and me, we must make positive impacts.
We get so caught up in all the overwhelming, lovey dovey emotions that sometimes the biggest warning signs fly past our heads.
Practicality has never been a strong suit of mine, yet it’s one of the most cherished things I admire in another being. I might like to know how it feels, to have a constant in my life.
He is holding you back from moving forward towards happiness.
But it’s not enough. Not until every last shred of hope is torn away, out of my life, out of this town.
I recommend everyone taking themselves out from time to time. I’m telling you, it’s a great way to get to know yourself: what you like, what you don’t, who you are, and who you aren’t.
One breath at a time.
You see him break down in tears and completely forget about your own tears.
How does a young person on a shoestring budget manage a heavy-duty expense like homeownership? It can be easier than you think!
When love is balanced, you don’t keep score about who is giving and who is taking, for true love is about compromise.
Life is out of our control, but we still want to set goals, to dream, and to hope. What I am slowly learning is that the little gut feelings we get are life’s way of nudging us to where we need to go.