Turns out that there’s a difference between loneliness and being alone. You control your loneliness, and you’re only lonely if you don’t consider yourself to be very good company. Trust me, it’s taken ages to reach this point of enlightenment, where I alone am simply good enough to be around.
Their death and their bodies are not yours to capture and share.
We kissed one last time, not wanting to end it.
It hit me that two selfish people could not longer be selfish with each other. We were no longer each other’s first priority. I wanted to be the woman he wanted.
As a millennial having grown up in the digital media era, most people my age (myself included) project two versions of themselves: one that exists in real life and the other to serve as a proxy identity within the realm of the internet.
Those who fundamentally change or improve on pre-existing ideas are remembered by history not as thieves, but as geniuses.
I needed to let him go and let my feelings go.
This story is not only about opportunity and progression of what the heart yearns for, but this is also a story about knowing your limits and being strong enough to stop while your ahead and to value your emotions and needs.
If you’re dating when you’re not ready for a relationship, make communication the first priority.
She never texts you first because she feels like she’s wasting her time.