The truth is she doesn’t do boring well. She doesn’t do average.
You’re not stuck to a life of isolation and despair. You aren’t missing out on anything.
Loving yourself is not a destination. Loving yourself is a muscle you build. It’s a choice you make, every single day, in the same way, you must choose to love another person through the good times and the bad.
So when we say the timing was bad, what we are really saying is “I didn’t get what I wanted.”
You had strong feelings for him. And you really thought he felt the same.
It’s 3 AM and I’m awake. I tell her I’m sorry, and that I love her, but that I have to go home. Then I drop her hand and walk out the front door. If we didn’t stop now, we’d destroy everything.
This ‘almost relationship’ didn’t even have time to flourish, so how did it die before it had a chance to live?
Find a person that always makes you feel missed when you’re not around. Always makes you feel beautiful when your insecurities rise up. Always makes you feel valuable. Always makes you feel wanted. Always makes you feel loved.
Truly secure people don’t explain why they want respect; they simply remove their attention from those that don’t deserve it.