We don’t feel competitive with other women. We understand that romantic success is about compatibility, not merit, and we trust that the person most compatible with us will choose us back.
We need a lot of encouragement before making the first move. We get stuck in our own heads, considering all the possible messages you could be trying to send us.
Growing up, I was taught that sensitivity was synonymous with “weakness” and that when I felt hurt, it was because I wasn’t tough. Now, I realize sensitivity is better defined as “awareness.”
You have googled “which number on the check is my routing number” at some point in the last month.
The passive aggressive statement clearly directed toward a specific person. “Apparently, people don’t want to hear you play guitar unless you can play songs they know.”
“I’m just saying.” I knew you were just saying it the moment you just said it. No explanation needed.
Every tiny decision in my life summons an angel and devil onto each of my shoulders for a heated debate, and I don’t think I’m alone.
Don’t let your increased alone time lead to too much ‘alone time.’ There is something about having every room of your apartment to yourself that makes you really want to take advantage of that privacy
Getting annoyed with people for contradicting statements they forget making. A lot of your fights with your significant other probably start with, “But you said…”
During my adolescence in the early 2000s, it was just becoming cool to be an outcast. People were putting quotes on their AOL Instant Messenger profiles like “You laugh at me because I’m different. I laugh at you because you’re all the same”