Reach out to them unexpectedly. Remind them they don’t have to do this alone.
When a guy shows that he doesn’t care about you, he really doesn’t care about you.
I can’t get excited about anyone, really.
Crushing on you means keeping a safe distance from you for fear of being rejected and because everything about you always feels unbearably too much.
I just wanted to run away from the whole world even though I knew there was no place for me to escape from that nightmare.
You win at dating by not being invested in the outcome. When you drop all expectations of what a romantic encounter should be, detach yourself from any end result, you will find that you win every single time.
I tried to put on a smile, telling myself that I was just imagining things, that this was normal how things work these days.
“My ex asked where I’m going, I said moving on to other things.”
All the butterflies, all the intense feelings, or even the tears. They were terrifying, yet wonderful, wonderful how life suddenly had colours, food tasted better and every little thing became more lively. It is like a reminder that it happened, it will happen again, there is something worth waiting for ahead and all I need is to be patient.
Find someone who is proud of you for your accomplishments, but loves you unconditionally, whether or not you’re successful.