We meet friends in all phases of life, but if there are friends that influence us the most or the path we choose, it is in this age, that we get such friends, whose good or bad influence has a great deal of effect on how we grow up.
How Parents Define Us
Instead of just being our amazing selves, we try to fit some made-up mold of a ‘perfect woman’ – the ‘perfect woman’ that we think guys want.
We know that we love the people we love. But the people we love only know we love them when they see, hear and feel evidence of that love. They don’t just psychically or magically feel good because of our thoughts and intentions.
The girl with that wide smile on her face and who constantly tries to spread as much positivity as she can to her peers? We don’t see her the tears she subtly tries to brush away, nor do we see the look on her face when her heart is split in two.
Self-fulfilling prophecies will come true if you expect them to. Period. If you expect for your relationship to fail, then chances are it probably will.
Rather than seeing their identity as flexible and malleable, most people believe that “this is just the way I am,” and see their identity as rigid.
For an only child, it’s harder to love because we are so used to our independence.
If you’re a Millennial employee in the public or private sector, your wages are probably being suppressed to pay for the pensions of Baby Boomers who have one foot in retirement.
Falsehoods about parents always being loving and having our best interests at heart simply do not cut it when it comes to manipulative, toxic and abusive parents.
The fact that the Bengali culture had so many gender pressures on women was something that I did not like at all. This is an example of something I do not take home.