I did not stay because I was terrified of being single again, because I needed someone to keep me company, because I was uncomfortable falling asleep in an empty bed at night.
You are more intimate with others.
If he wanted you for more than an ego boost, more than a one-night stand, more than a friend — then he would answer your texts without making you wait three days.
I have reached the point where I would rather be single than waste my time in an almost relationship or in a relationship where I am not being valued.
Your anxiety is going to make you feel like a burden — but your person should never make you feel that way.
I shouldn’t have been so trusting. I shouldn’t have allowed myself to be vulnerable.
When you sit close enough to him so that your skin brushes, he scoots away to give you space.
You are going to wonder why the people surrounding him have no idea about the darkness hidden inside — but it’s the same reason why you felt that way at first.
I wanted a best friend. Someone who could make me smile without trying too hard, who could make me feel beautiful without breaking a sweat, who could make me feel like enough naturally.
I have settled into a life without dates, without kisses, without cuddling. I am used to being alone.