You have expectations—for yourself, for your future lover, for life—that you never had before.
If you know there’s something we’re super sensitive about, don’t push the envelope.
You are not the darkness that you think you are
It’s one thing to be loving to yourself when things are going well and you feel centered and peaceful inside. It’s quite another to love yourself when you feel panicked and freaked out.
I’m slowly learning that I can still love myself even if someone else does not.
I don’t want to feel ecstatic one morning then feel broken the next day. I don’t want to be in a relationship with someone just because it’s convenient.
In my story, I was with someone who struggled with herself and as much as I tried to make her see, nothing could.
You’re allowed to give your heart to people who don’t deserve it, to try to love people you know you shouldn’t just because you want to know if love is something you’re capable of doing.
She used to take fifty almost-identical selfies before she found one she felt confident enough to post on social media.
The grass isn’t always greener and people aren’t going to mold into your idea of ‘perfect.’ You have to accept them as they are.