Your phone doesn’t ring. Social media is basically the only way you get in touch with others. The only way to show them that you’re alive. You believe that if you deactivated your online accounts no one would notice your absence.
You gave me every little thing to hold on to, every little thing but you.
I’m becoming really good at leaving, at lying to people, at keeping my distance from everyone I need close by.
I switched off the lights hoping
for darkness to swallow
my feelings for you.
But I was a fool
to trust it.
Because darkness ate me whole.
Darkness made me remember you.
Stop making people feel bad for wanting more when you think they have enough. Stop making people feel guilty for wanting to have the best of both worlds.
“Playing with kittens makes you instantly forget about loneliness.”
Do something that scares you.
If you are feeling the weight of loneliness in your life, regardless of whether you’re single or not, just know that I’m there with you.
It’s feeling empty that makes you lonely.
You call it a mid-life crisis. But you’re only 20. You call it a mere season, but the nagging feeling has been there for seasons. Everywhere you turn, you feel unwanted, replaceable.