I’m not afraid to say “I don’t know.” And neither should you.
I compartmentalized every last piece of loving you and wanting you and needing you until I was absolutely sure I didn’t. I bit down and suppressed every piece of missing you until I could believably say that I didn’t care.
This is not a race. The more you try to catch up with others, the more you are going to see yourself left out. You only have one maze to figure out, and it is your own.
Because in our twenties, we don’t have to have our lives together. We don’t have to know what we’re going to do with the next fifty or seventy or one hundred years of our lives, and that’s okay.
We all want to know why we’re here. One day, we all wake up and realize that we really don’t know what to do with ourselves but that we have no choice but to make the best of our time here. We try to understand as much as we can and we go about our days just trying to make it to the next one.
Growing up, I always felt that people in their twenties had their entire life together. I felt they had the perfect job, the perfect friends, and all of the happiness in the entire world. Now that I’m in my mid 20’s, I constantly hear my mind shouting, “YOU’RE SUPPOSED TO HAVE YOUR LIFE TOGETHER.”
The Brutal Frustration You Experience That Only People Stuck In The Gray Area Of Relationships Understand
Maybe you’re casually seeing other people or maybe it’s been said that the two of you are better off as friends. Maybe he’s got his heart somewhere else or she has commitment issues.
There seems to be no other holiday that induces anxiety the way that New Year’s Eve does. Forget the stresses of your Hallmark holidays–New Year’s Eve will have you sweating giant pit stains for weeks before the event.