I love you because you never made me feel guilty for taking care of myself.
He’s nervous because this is the first time he has held me so close, and this is going to be the first time that he’ll kiss me. I am nervous because this is the closest that I’ve been with a boy, and this is the first time that I am going to be kissed.
13. Learn the word “NO,” and don’t be afraid to use it without guilt.
Men don’t give a shit whether you work at McDonald’s or on Wall Street, if you’re unknown or famous, as long as you’re pretty and feminine.
Half of her wanted to wrap Niru in cotton wool and protect her from the rest of the world. The other half, the half that constantly told her she was never going to be as wanted, as loved, or as smart, whispered justice. And as much as she tried to kill the whispers, they had already dug their way into her heart and spread like cancer.
Love isn’t about playing games, or waiting for someone to make a move. Love isn’t about getting jealous, overanalyzing the small things, or worrying about winning all the time. Love shouldn’t be about trying to end up being the one who doesn’t get hurt.