Thought Catalog

growing up

A Letter To My Grandfather

My hope is that, from time to time, you can pick up this letter and read it with Grandma, and remind yourself that you were — for one boy, at the very least — the most important thing in the world.

‘Maybe’ Hurts A Lot More Than ‘No’

It’s him texting you at 2 am. It’s him saying he might make it. The apathy in his touch when he dances with you. Maybe is a painful memory. And thank god you punched that wall enough, because, you got sick of emotional bloody knuckles.