You Do Everything Together. You go shopping. You go to the movies. You go for dinner and then have ice cream later. You volunteer. You sing in the car.
Your girlfriends will save you when your insecurities are screaming at you to be broken because of him, your girlfriends will tell you that you are beautiful and why he wasn’t even worth your time.
There are certain songs that I avoid at all costs, songs that I used to love, songs that I can no longer listen to without seeing your face in front of me. Without reaching for my phone and fighting the temptation to text you.
Attraction is important but attraction without effort will get you nowhere.
When you like someone you work with, it’s a risk to tell them how much you like them. If they don’t return your feelings, things can get awkward, because they can’t ghost you. They are still going to see you every single day. They are still going to be in your sight, which means you won’t be able to get them out of your mind.
Being strong means that there are days when you would rather stay in bed, but you pull yourself up and start your day anyway.
If you don’t text her back, she won’t search her brain trying to figure out what she did wrong. She will say fuck you and lose interest. She will leave you in her past.
He doesn’t take milestones seriously. He doesn’t plan anything special for your anniversary. He doesn’t even buy you anything special. The same goes for Valentine’s Day and your birthday. He never even tries to be romantic.
And yes, you probably don’t always give me what I asked for, but that’s because you’ve given me so much more. You, have given me so much of You.